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Despite Pandemic Hardships, College Graduation Rates are Increasing

The national six-year college completion rate reached 62.2 percent in 2021, according to a recent report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center (NSCRC)....

Joining the Ranks

The Role Rankings Play in Colleges’ Efforts to Recruit and Graduate Low-Income Students In a country where “We’re number one!” may be the proudest boast of...

African American Student-Athletes Experience Record-Setting Graduation Rates

A recent report issued by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) revealed that a record number of African American athletes are graduating from college,...

MSIs Are More Successful at Graduating Students than Federal Data Suggest,...

Researchers at the American Council on Education (ACE) recently released a report indicating that students who attend Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) graduate at a...

Changing the Narrative for Men of Color in Higher Education

Completing college is more of a struggle for African American and Latino men than for any other racial or ethnic group. The troubled status...

The Road to Graduation

As College Tuition Increases, Some Universities Commit to Improving Graduation Rates College tuition and fees have increased 63 percent over the past 10 years,...

New Study Finds African American Students Have Lowest Graduation Rate of...

A new study by The Education Trust — an organization that advocates for the academic achievement of underrepresented students — reveals that graduation rates...

Performance-Based Funding Reinforces Disparities in Higher Education, Paper Suggests

As the struggle to fund higher education has continued since the 2008 recession, more and more states have opted for a performance-based funding model,...