Five takeaways from Colorado’s report on college-going trends

Colorado’s 2021 high school graduates were even less likely to go to college than those who graduated in the depths of pandemic shutdowns.

That’s according to the most recent data released by the Colorado Department of Higher Education on college-growing trends in the state.

Overall, about 49.9% of 2021 high school graduates went to college, according to new numbers outlined in a statewide report that annually tracks postsecondary progress. The rate is much lower than the national average of 61.8%.

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