Wednesday, December 04, 2019
What Is The College Graduation Rate For NYC Students?
With the high school graduation rate increasing yearly (75.9%) and more students attending college, has the college graduation rate improved? The answer is a disappointing not really. Based on the latest 2017 data he college graduation rate for NYC high school graduates is 22% for CUNY and 26% for SUNY. For two year associates degree from community college the graduation rate is a disappointing 32%.
The reason for the disappointing college graduation rate is that colleges try to maintain high standards and unlike high school, there is no such thing as " credit recovery", scholarship requirements by principals to ensure more students graduate and administrative pressure to pass undeserving students. Just look at my academic fraud posts.
The bottom line is that less than one out of every four students who enter college will achieve a four year college degree and that is disappointing.