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Findings: Postsecondary/College

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 200304 beginning postsecondary students who were not enrolled 6 years later, by credential level and completion status: 2009

Figure 1. Employment rate of 200304 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 http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/ctes/tables/B03.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).


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