A study of IB students who complete its Diploma Programme shows 78 percent enroll in college right after high school and 79 percent finish a degree within four years.
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June 08, 2015
June 04, 2015
SREB suggests eight strategies states can use to double the percentage of young adult who earn a postsecondary credential by age 25.
February 10, 2015
A survey of college freshmen conducted at UCLA finds nearly 44 percent of students hope to attend graduate school, with the trend fueled by the aspirations of women and first-generation college-goers
February 05, 2015
The annual UCLA college freshman survey finds 1 in 10 students are frequently depressed and emotional health ratings of students are at a 30-year low.
January 23, 2015
A new poll finds high school and college students believe job placement and ability to repay loans are the most important factors to include in the federal college-rating system.
December 29, 2014
As high school seniors fret about college applications before early January deadlines, research shows there is more to selecting a good school than selectivity.
November 20, 2014
The 2014 National Survey of Student Engagement, which polls 355,000 freshmen and seniors at four-year colleges, finds little relationship between an institution's selectivity or the size of its enrollment and students' level of engagement and interactions with faculty members.
November 06, 2014
While long-term certificates and associate degrees earned at community colleges can lead to higher wages, a new study finds minimal benefits from short-term certificates with wide variation by field of study.
September 29, 2014
A new report finds a "startling discovery" that 88 percent of high school graduates go to a two- or four-year college by age 26.
September 02, 2014
In a push to attract students, often colleges emphasize campus life perks over quality of academics, cautions author of new book, Aspiring Adults Adrift.