Time to Degree by Institutional Type

​Students are more likely to complete their bachelor's degree in four years at private colleges than at public or for-profit institutions.

Time to Degree by Institutional Type

​Source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2008–09 Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Study (B&B:08/09): First Look. Prepared by the Council of Independent Colleges.
Notes: Percentages are for 2007–2008 first-time bachelor’s degree recipients; time to degree is calculated by number of months from enrollment in postsecondary education to degree attainment for first-time bachelor’s degree recipients.

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