Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Postsecondary Success

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Time to Degree: A National View of the Time Enrolled and Elapsed for Associate and Bachelor’s Degree Earners

This report examines time to degree completion for a cohort of students who earned an associate degree as their first and only postsecondary degree or a bachelor’s degree as their first four-year degree between July 1, 2014, and June 30, 2015.

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Tracking Transfer: New Measures of Institutional and State Effectiveness in Helping Community College Students Attain Bachelor’s Degrees

This report helps improve transfer student outcomes by helping institutional leaders and policymakers better understand current outcomes and providing them with metrics for benchmarking their performance.

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True Merit: Ensuring Our Brightest Students Have Access to Our Best Colleges and Universities

This report proposes ways to ensure that low-income students have access to top colleges and universities.

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Rising Tide II: Do Black Students Benefit as Grad Rates Increase?

This report looks at looks at a decade of graduation rates for African American students at four-year, public institutions that improved student success during the past decade, and compares those to measures of student success for white students.

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