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Title:  Tracking Students to 200 Percent of Normal Time: Effect on Institutional Graduation Rates
Description: This Issue Brief examines institutional graduation rates reported at 200 percent of normal time, a time frame that corresponds to completing a bachelorís degree in 8 years and an associateís degree in 4 years. The report compares these rates with those reported at 150 percent and 100 percent of normal time for all nine institutional sectors. The purpose is to determine whether the longer time frame results in higher institutional graduation rates.
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Cover Date: December 2010
Web Release: December 15, 2010
Publication #: NCES 2011221
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Laura Horn
Type of Product: Issue Brief
Survey/Program Areas: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Issue Brief, please contact:
Aurora M. D'Amico.
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