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Stay in school! Rate of first-year students persisting rivals pre-pandemic

National Student Clearinghouse found first-year students have a 67.2% retention rate, besting pre-pandemic averages. NSCRC defines retention as students who remain at a given institution for their second year instead of transferring, which counts toward persistence.

Minority enrollment at these flagship universities underwhelms compared to state population gains

From 2012 to 2020, the Hispanic population has increased by 26% in states where affirmative action has already been banned. However, their flagship universities' Hispanic student body has averaged only a 4% increase.

Digital credentials: Higher education’s new frontier

Higher education professionals, industry leaders and state legislators are beginning to recognize its revelatory potential to foster the next chapter of academic equity, workforce access and attractive program offerings.

These 3 categories of enrolled students have increasingly considered stopping out

According to a new report from Gallup and the Lumina Foundation, Black, Hispanic and male students are most likely to consider stopping out, and it may be due to one specific, campus-wide issue.

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