Older students are more likely to earn certificates at community colleges than traditional-age students. Read the full PDF.
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.
High-paying occupations There are about 30 million jobs that pay good salaries for workers without a bachelor’s degree. Read full PDF.
Higher education attainment leads to increased earnings and lowers the likelihood of unemployment. Read full PDF.
About seven out of 10 student veterans using Post 9/11 GI benefits completed or were progressing in their programs between August 2009 and December 2013. Read full PDF.
While the number of high school graduates is expected to remain relatively stable, the percentage of minorities among them is expected to increase, and the rate of white graduates is predicted to drop. Read the full PDF.
Community colleges are the only sector of higher education not to have any programs fail the federal gainful employment test. Read the full PDF.
AACC’s Voluntary Framework of Accountability provides better, more comprehensive measures of student outcomes at community colleges. Read the full PDF.
About 3.5 percent of new associate degree earners already had a bachelor’s degree. Read the full PDF.
Students who completed advanced math courses in high school had higher persistence and completion rates in college. Read the full PDF.