Nearly 60 percent of adult workers have some postsecondary credential. Among credentialed workers with no degree, 43 percent have a postsecondary certificate. Read the full PDF.
A higher percentage of high school graduates are attending college, but they are less likely to choose a community college. Read the full PDF.
Median completion and persistence rates for colleges participating in AACC’s Voluntary Framework of Accountability was 55 percent after six years and 59 percent for students who started full-time. Read the full PDF.
Minority millennials still lag behind in education attainment compared to Asian and white counterparts. Read the full PDF.
A little over one-third of public two-year college graduates borrow to cover college expenses. Read the full DataPoints PDF.
Better data tracking, policy alignment and links to workforce programs are needed to effectively address the diverse educational and career needs of “post-traditional” learners. Read the full DataPoints PDF.
Humanities credentials awarded to minority students increased from 12.9 percent in 1989 to 32.1 percent in 2015. Read the full PDF.
Trends in performance-based funding Twenty-six states use performance-based funding to allocate funds to their public two-year colleges. Read full PDF.
High-paying occupations There are about 30 million jobs that pay good salaries for workers without a bachelor’s degree. Read full PDF.
Nearly 60 percent of community college presidents have held executive positions on campus prior to becoming CEOs. Read full PDF.