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Findings: Postsecondary/College

Subbaccalaureate students have a lower rate of persistence and attainment than baccalaureate students.

Figure 1. Persistence and attainment status of 200304 beginning postsecondary students after 6 years, by initial credential level: 2009

Figure 1. Persistence and attainment status of 200304 beginning postsecondary students after 6 years, by initial credential level: 2009

NOTE: Standard errors for estimates can be found at http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/ctes/tables/B01.asp. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
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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