Community colleges are reeling. ‘The reckoning is here.’
The Associated Press
Community colleges are in trouble. Enrollment has fallen 37% since 2010, and their completion rates are dismal – nearly half of students drop out within a year.
Scant advising, labyrinthian financial aid and unclear career pathways are among the challenges facing two-year schools and their students.
Two-year community colleges have the worst completion rates of any kind of university or college.
Nearly half of students drop out of the community college where they started within a year.
Only slightly more than 40% finish within six years.
That has implications for the national economy, which relies on community colleges to fill many of the jobs that have shortages.
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4/3/2023 7:58:43 AM (GMT -5:00)