New Report Examines Differences in How Students Complete College

A new report from Sallie Mae and Ipsos explores the student journey through higher education for two major groups: completers and non-completers.

New Report Highlights Challenges Facing Students With Some College, No Credential

The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center recently released a report on progress and outcomes for “some college, no credential” (SCNC) students, the 36 million adults who have some postsecondary education but have yet to earn any type of degree or credential and are no longer enrolled.

Removing Barriers for Students With Some College but No Degree

Today, more than 36 million individuals have completed some college but have not received their degrees. To address the barriers to completion that these students face, the Institute for Higher Education Policy launched the Degrees When Due initiative, a three-year project to help institutions reengage stopped out students.

Two New Reports Provide Insights on Enrollment Trends and Policies to Support Transfer Students

As enrollment remains a primary concern among institutional leaders, reports from the National Student Clearinghouse and the National Association of System Heads provide insight on trends in transfer enrollment and strategies for transfer student success.

State of Higher Education Report Offers Insights on Pandemic-Related Disruptions to Higher Education

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused substantial disruption in higher education, creating challenges for both institutions and students. Gallup, in partnership with Lumina Foundation, has released its 2022 State of Higher Education Report, which demonstrates the impact of these challenges while informing how colleges and universities might leverage their position to reskill adults for future career pathways.

New SHEEO Report Sheds Light on the Variation of State Authorization Processes in the U.S.

A new report sponsored by the State Higher Education Officers Association (SHEEO) and Arnold Ventures explores and analyzes the role that state authorization plays in ensuring postsecondary educational quality and public accountability within the U.S.

College Enrollment and Retention in the Era of COVID

College Board released a report this month to understand the impact of COVID-19 on college enrollment and retention among recent high school graduates.

Decline in First-Time Graduates Stunts Growth in Undergrad Credential Earners

The National Student Clearinghouse released its annual report that details additional differences in outcomes across first-time and non-first time graduates, as well as changes to demographic and credential compositions of earners since the 2012-13 academic year.

Outcomes for 2008 Bachelor’s Degree Recipients 10 years After Graduation

A new report from the National Center for Education Statistics provides insight into results from the Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Study (B&B:08/18), which examines employment and educational experiences of 2008 baccalaureate graduates.

Love Can Save Higher Education From Itself

What does it mean to build a college on love? Russell Lowery-Hart, president of Amarillo College, explains.

Student Engagement Steadily Increasing

Results from the spring 2019 National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) suggest positive increases in student engagement on campuses nationally.

Comprehensive Support Programs Boost Community College Completion Rates

MDRC’s recent study suggests that comprehensive support programs boosted community college completion rates in Ohio.