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Document Number: 9955

Completing College: Assessing Graduation Rates at Four-Year Institutions - This report on graduate rates from the Higher Education Research Institute (HERI; U.S.) reiterates the need to take into account the characteristics of students that enroll in different types of colleges. Previous HERI findings and this current study indicate that a large portion of what predicts graduation in four, five, or six years can be found in the characteristics of the incoming class. (Higher Education Research Institute at UCLA, November 2011)...


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