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Findings: Postsecondary/College

But students seeking a subbaccalaureate credential in an occupational field of study have a persistence and attainment rate that is not measurably different from that of subbaccalaureate students in other fields of study.

Figure 2. Persistence and attainment rates of 200304 beginning postsecondary students after 6 years, by initial credential level and broad area of study: 2009

Figure 2. Persistence and attainment rates of 200304 beginning postsecondary students after 6 years, by initial credential level and broad area of study: 2009

NOTE: Standard errors for estimates can be found at http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/ctes/tables/B01.asp.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2003-04 Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study, Second Follow-up (BPS:04/09). This figure was first published in the NCES Data Point Persistence and Attainment Among Postsecondary Subbaccalaureate Students.


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