June 4, 2008
Report Details Latest Data on Graduation Rates and Student Aid
Thirty-six percent of first-time, full-time undergraduates at four-year colleges who intend to earn a bachelor's degree attain their goal within four years, and 58 percent achieve it within six years, the U.S. Education Department said in a report released on Tuesday.
The data are part of a "First Look" report published by the National Center for Education Statistics, the department's statistical arm. The report also features highlights from federal surveys covering enrollment,
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