Completion rate 31.8 percent
LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 13, 2017) — According to a recently released report from the National Student Clearinghouse, Kentucky’s students who start at two-year public institutions have higher completion rates than the national average.
Kentucky’s completion rate of 31.8 percent is considerably higher than the national average (26.7 percent) and is above that of neighboring states Ohio (23 percent) and Tennessee (28.1 percent)
The report tracks the fall 2010 cohort’s six-year completion rates for students who began postsecondary education in fall 2010 on a KCTCS campus.
Completions include diplomas, certificates and degrees, and may occur at the starting institutions or different two- and four-year institutions.
Students tracked included not only traditional full-time freshmen, but also part-time and adult students without a prior credential.