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|Two- to Four-Year Transfer|
Community colleges (CC) serve about 40% of all postsecondary students, and CC students are disproportionately from backgrounds where inequities in attainment exist. Though the vast majority of enrolled CC students aspire to achieve a bachelor’s degree or higher, approximately one-third of CC students transfer to a four-year institution within six years.
State systems have implemented promising strategies to facilitate the two- to four-year transfer, and ultimately bachelor’s degree attainment, for CC students. For example, so-called Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) have had tremendous attainment and transfer results at the City University of New York (and now in Ohio).
NCAN recommends that states:
Two- to four-year transfer resources:
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Diverse: Issues In Higher Education