Posts Tagged: National Student Clearinghouse

Transfer: A Next Generation Convening (Video)

New England higher education professionals gathered last month at NEBHE's Next Generation Transfer event at the College of the Holy Cross and called for increased open discussion of college transfer, with the aim of greater sharing of data, information and policy. Four in 10 students in New England transferred at least once in their college career, according to 2015 data from the National S...

Rhode Island Pilots a Partnership for Combating Summer Melt

Imagine that you have a big trip coming up to someplace you have never been before. You’ve been thinking about this trip for a long time, and many people have helped you plan it and figure out how to pay for it. Along the way, you’ve managed to book the ticket and reserve a place to stay. You are apprehensive about going, but all of your friends are getting ready for similar trips, and there i...

An Interstate Transfer Passport: Its Time Has Come

Students in New England take increasingly varied pathways to a degree. They are highly mobile and move among two-year colleges and four-year public and private higher education institutions (HEIs), among four-year and two-year colleges and back, and transfer in-state and out-of state. Four in 10 students who begin college at a New England institution transfer from one institution to another at lea...

Community Colleges Are Key Senders and Receivers of Transfer Students, Says Nat’l Report

Community colleges are often touted as a smart first step on the way to a four-year college, but they are frequently the destination of students transferring from four-year colleges as well, according to a new report from the National Student Clearinghouse. More than half of students transferring from four-year public colleges and universities and more than 40% of students transferring from four-...

New Hampshire, Rhode Island Among Top U.S. States for College Completion at Four-Year Publics, Independents

Editor's Note: A previous version of this Newslink incorrectly reported New Hampshire as ranking first in the U.S. for completion rates of students who began at four-year public institutions. It actually ranks second. This Newslink has been updated to reflect that. New Hampshire is among the top states in the U.S. in completion rates of students who began studies at four-year public institut...

Rate of Decline in Spring Enrollment Slows

U.S. college enrollment continued to decline in spring 2014, but at a slower rate than in recent terms, according to estimates from the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) Research Center. Nationally, the number of students enrolled in accredited two- and four-year colleges and universities decreased by 0.8% from spring 2013. This marks the smallest decrease since spring 2012, when enrollments s...

Addressee Unknown: One in Three College Students Transfer Within Five Years

One-third of all students who began their postsecondary education in 2006 transferred (before earning a degree or certificate) to a different institution within a five-year period, according to a new report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.The report reveals that the majority of transfers occurred in students' second year, regardless of the direction of transfer (vertical, ...