This ninth annual report provides the most current data on high school graduates’ postsecondary enrollment, persistence, and completion outcomes. These data are the most relevant benchmarks for monitoring and evaluating progress in assisting students to make the high school to college transition and earn a credential in a timely manner. The current report examines college enrollment for the high school graduating class of 2020, persistence for the class of 2018, and completion for the class of 2014. Large gaps persist between higher- and low-income high schools on all fronts.
Is Higher Ed Really Ready to Embrace Hybrid Learning?
The future of higher education will bring more hybrid learning models—but colleges may not yet have the staff
The Influence of University Recreation Centers on Student Return and Retention during COVID-19
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, university and college student enrollment has decreased by slightly more than 5% from
Yearly Success and Progress Rates
The steady growth in the six-year college completion rate started to slow down for full-time starters in fall
Persistence and Retention
Seventy-five percent of students who started college in the first fall of the COVID-19 pandemic returned for their second
Undergraduate Degree Earners
In the 2020-21 academic year, the total number of undergraduate credential earners increased by 1.1 percent or 39,000
Some College, No Credential Student Outcomes
The Some College, No Credential (SCNC) report series seeks to understand the educational trajectories of millions of U.S.
Understanding the Relationship between Heritage Language Programs and Latinx Student Retention
This book is a collection of empirical studies that seeks to address how receiving instruction in Spanish language
Spring 2022 Enrollment Estimates
Enrollment declines are worsening this spring. Total postsecondary enrollment, which includes both undergraduate and graduate students, fell a
Factors Influencing Retention of Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Students
At least 1.4 million adults in the United States identify as transgender or gender nonconforming (TGNC), meaning that
Retention of First-Generation College Students: Exploring the Effect of Mental Health
The retention of First-Generation College Students is an issue faced across different universities in the United States. FGCS