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,