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Shivji, Azim; Wilson, Sandra – National Center for Education Statistics, 2019
This report is based on data from the High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09), a nationally representative study of more than 23,000 ninth-graders in 2009. Follow-up surveys were administered to the cohort in 2012, 2013, and 2016. The study also obtained data from students' high school transcripts, generally covering the fall 2009 term…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, High School Students, College Credits, Educational Attainment
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de Brey, Cristobal; Musu, Lauren; McFarland, Joel; Wilkinson-Flicker, Sidney; Diliberti, Melissa; Zhang, Anlan; Branstetter, Claire; Wang, Xiaolei – National Center for Education Statistics, 2019
This report uses statistics to examine current conditions and changes over time in education activities and outcomes for different racial/ethnic groups in the United States. The indicators in this report show that some traditionally disadvantaged racial/ethnic groups have made strides in educational achievement, but that gaps still persist. The…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education, Academic Achievement
Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, 2019
The "2019 Nebraska Higher Education Progress Report" is the fourteenth annual report designed to provide the Nebraska Legislature with comparative statistics to monitor and evaluate progress toward achieving three major goals for Nebraska's postsecondary education system: (1) Increase the number of students who enter postsecondary…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Practices, Progress Monitoring, Academic Persistence
Schmidt, Erik P. – US Census Bureau, 2018
Education is highly valued in the United States as a means to acquire skills and experience that allow individuals to realize greater earnings over the course of their working lives. The value placed on education is evidenced by the fact that 89 percent of people 25 years and older have completed high school, and 60 percent have studied beyond the…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Enrollment, Economic Climate, Unemployment
American Association of Community Colleges, 2018
Fall-to-fall retention and persistence are important early indicators for students working toward degrees and certificates. Data examined by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center indicated that the overall rate for students who began at a community college in fall 2016 and persisted the next fall (enrolled in the same college or…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Two Year College Students, Minority Group Students, School Holding Power
National Student Clearinghouse, 2018
Of all students who started college in fall 2016, 73.9 percent persisted at any U.S. institution in fall 2017, while 61.6 percent were retained at their starting institution. The persistence rate is the percentage of students who return to college at any institution for their second year, while the retention rate is the percentage of students who…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Academic Persistence, School Holding Power, Educational Trends
ACT, Inc., 2018
This report looks at the progress of the ACT®-tested 2018 U.S. high school graduating class relative to college and career readiness. The data in this report are based on more than 1.9 million graduates--55% of the students in the 2018 national graduating class--who took the ACT at some time from grade 10 to 12. The ACT was taken by the majority…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, High School Graduates, College Entrance Examinations
Shapiro, Doug; Dundar, Afet; Huie, Faye; Wakhungu, Phoebe Khasiala; Bhimdiwali, Ayesha; Nathan, Angel; Youngsik, Hwang – National Student Clearinghouse, 2018
This report is the third in the series of reports that examine national postsecondary student transfer pathways and patterns. Whereas the last two reports focused on the fall 2006 and fall 2008 cohorts, this specific report focuses on the cohort of students who started postsecondary education in fall 2011. Previous transfer and mobility reports…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, College Transfer Students, Racial Differences, Ethnicity
Maryland Higher Education Commission, 2018
This report presents an annual update on retention, graduation, and transfer activity for students entering Maryland community college as first-time, full-time students, including trend data beginning in 1995. Data presented include student outcomes two, three, and four years after initial enrollment. The first section of this report includes an…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, School Holding Power, Graduation Rate, Transfer Rates (College)
Doyle, William – Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2017
The majority of Southern states performed below the national average and the average of Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development countries in terms of the percent of young adults in 2015 who attained an associate degree or higher. This regional profile presents a synthesis of trends in the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB)…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Higher Education, Paying for College, Young Adults
Hinz, Serena; Warkentien, Siri; Hong, Yihua – Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, US Department of Education, 2017
This report examines differences in enrollment, departure, and completion at postsecondary, subbaccalaureate career and technical education (CTE) programs among a nationally representative sample of students who first entered postsecondary education in academic year 2011-12. Logistic regression results show that female, Hispanic, Pell…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Vocational Education, Demography, Enrollment
Maryland Higher Education Commission, 2017
This report provides information on retention, graduation, and transfer rates for students entering Maryland community colleges as first-time, full-time students between 1994 and 2014. This edition includes data about student outcomes two, three, and four years after matriculation. The first section of this report contains analysis of student…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, School Holding Power, Graduation Rate, Transfer Rates (College)
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Musu-Gillette, Lauren; Robinson, Jennifer; McFarland, Joel; KewalRamani, Angelina; Zhang, Anlan; Wilkinson-Flicker, Sidney – National Center for Education Statistics, 2016
"Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups" examines the educational progress and challenges students face in the United States by race/ethnicity. This report shows that, over time, students in the racial/ethnic groups of White, Black, Hispanic, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaska…
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, Racial Differences, Barriers, White Students
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Arbeit, Caren A.; Staklis, Sandra; Horn, Laura – National Center for Education Statistics, 2016
Statistics in Brief publications present descriptive data in tabular formats to provide useful information to a broad audience, including members of the general public. They address simple and topical issues and questions. This Statistics in Brief profiles the demographic and enrollment characteristics of undergraduates who are immigrants or…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Enrollment Trends, Age Differences, Immigrants
ACT, Inc., 2016
This report is the ACT annual report on the progress of U.S. high school graduates relative to college readiness. This year's report shows that 64% of students in the 2016 US graduating class took the ACT test, up from 59% in 2015 and 49% in 2011. The increased number of test takers over the past several years enhances the breadth and depth of the…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Core Curriculum, College Preparation
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