Students who complete a postsecondary credential have higher employment rates than noncompleters, and those who earn a degree have higher employment rates than those who earn a certificate.
|Figure 1. Employment rate of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students who were not enrolled 6 years later, by credential level and completion status: 2009|
NOTE: Standard errors for estimates can be found at
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).