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Measuring Community College Completion Rates

The current method of measuring community college performance—calculating the percentage of first-time, full-time students who attain a credential in three or four years—excludes outcomes for many community college students. How should community college completion be defined and measured in order to convey a meaningful picture of institutional performance?


Latest Publications

JANUARY 2016
Tracking Transfer: New Measures of Institutional and State Effectiveness in Helping Community College Students Attain Bachelor’s Degrees
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JULY 2012
Can Community Colleges Achieve Ambitious Graduation Goals?
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DECEMBER 2008
Community College Student Success: What Institutional Characteristics Make a Difference?
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MARCH 2007
Is Student Success Labeled Institutional Failure? Student Goals and Graduation Rates in the Accountability Debate at Community Colleges
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MARCH 2007
What Can Student Right-to-Know Graduation Rates Tell Us About Community College Performance?
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AUGUST 2006
Is Student-Right-to-Know All You Should Know? An Analysis of Community College Graduation Rates
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MAY 2006
Relative Success? Determinants of College Graduation Rates in Public and Private Colleges in the U.S.
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FEBRUARY 2005
The Effects of Institutional Factors on the Success of Community College Students
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