Latest Posts in Degree Completion

  • The Truth About America’s College Dropouts –

    These are the biggest myths about dropping out and advice on how you can get your business off the ground while still getting a degree.

  • U of SC Adds Degree Completion Programs –

    Students looking to complete their bachelor’s degrees will have a new online option in fall 2013. Palmetto College, the University of South Carolina’s new online, baccalaureate degree completion program, will offer students who have finished at least 60 hours of coursework the opportunity to complete their degrees in business, criminal […]

  • Champlain Adds Accelerated Degree Program –

    Online students at Vermont-based Champlain College may qualify to finish their degrees faster with fewer credit hours. Champlain’s new “Personalized Access to Higher Education” (PATHe) program will enable adult learners with previous college and work experience to accelerate their degree by testing out of up to 90 credit hours, taking […]

  • Online Student-Faculty Participation Soars –

    Northcentral University (NCU) is taking the one-on-one approach with its students. Through the one-to-one teaching model, the school encourages a personal relationship between student and faculty member while maximizing faculty-student engagement. “We don’t offer a cohort program where there’s a professor with 20 students. The 1:1 model is just that. […]

  • Organization Helps Boost Latino Graduation –

    Though college completion among the nation’s young adults is on the rise, significant gaps still exist when it comes to educational attainment among different populations. One of the reasons for which Hispanic Access Foundation (HAF) – a nonprofit organization founded in 2010 – was created is to promote educational attainment […]

  • Degree Completion Percentage Rises –

    The overall six-year college completion rate for first-time students has risen to 54%, according to the most recent report released by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Completing College: A National View of Student Attainment Rates examines the different paths students navigate to earn a college degree or certificate. The […]

  • Drury U Adds Two Online Degree Programs –

    Springfield, Mo.-based Drury University has announced the addition of two new online degree completion programs. One of the programs, a Bachelor of Business Administration, is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Students will take coursework focused on business practices, economic processes, the role of business […]

  • Youth Education Levels Breaking Records –

    High school and college completion is at a record high among U.S. young adults, according to a report released by the Pew Research Center. The report, which contains analysis of recently available U.S. census data, shows that, in 2012, one-third of the nation’s adults aged 25-29 have completed at least […]

  • Report Evaluates Degree Completion Factors –

    Analysis from several studies has highlighted the issue of college degree completion in the U.S. A recent report by the Apollo Research Institute examines why so many adult students fail to complete college degree programs, along with the factors that contribute to degree completion. The report considers key factors – […]