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2016 February 5 - 01:34 pm

Transfer-In Bachelor’s Completion Rates by Institutional Selectivity

Students transferring to very selective four-year institutions were more successful at completing degree

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This table shows transfer-in bachelor’s completion rates by the selectivity of the four-year institution to which students transferred, along with the percentage of transfer students in the sample who transferred to each type of institution. Students transferring to very selective four-year institutions were on average 19 percentage points more likely to earn a bachelor’s degree than were those who transferred to moderately selective institutions, and they were 36 percentage points more likely to do so than those who transferred to nonselective institutions.

SOURCE: COMMUNITy COLLEGE RESEARCH CENTER / TEACHERS COLLEGE, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITy

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