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Title:  College Attainment Four-Years After High School
Description: This report is an in-depth analysis of National Longitudinal Study of 1972 respondents who went to college, who dropped out, who returned, and who graduated on schedule. The information presented is descriptive of the college careers of young adults about four and one-half years after high school. Most of the tables and figures focus on socioeconomic status, race, and sex differences in the college attainment process, after controlling for ability level. Careful attention is given to which students entered two- or four-year colleges and the resulting consequences. This report also gives special attention to the part-time students.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: May 1981
Web Release: May 17, 1981
Print Release:
Publication #: NCES 82216
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Type of Product: Statistical Analysis Report
Survey/Program Areas: National Longitudinal Study of the H.S. Class of 1972 (NLS-72)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Statistical Analysis Report, please contact:
Aurora M. D'Amico.