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College Graduation Rates: Behind the Numbers

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College Graduation Rates: Behind the Numbers

September 01, 2010

College Graduation Rates: Behind the Numbers provides a layperson’s guide to the most common databases used to calculate these rates, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each. In addition, the report suggests several factors for policymakers to consider before using graduation rates from existing databases to assess institutional success.

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