Average college students not on track to graduate in five years

Tuesday, August 02, 2022

The average full-time college student is not on track to complete a bachelor’s degree in five years, according to a new report released yesterday by the National Student Research Clearinghouse. Only 51% of full-time students earned 24 or more credits in their first year nationally, while only 28% earned 30 or more credits. The clearinghouse also found that, on average, students earn nine credits for every 12 credits they attempt.

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