Study Names Ohio State University A National Leader In Improving Graduation Rates
The Education Trust lists universities that are closing the achievement gap
Published on December 10, 2015
A new report on graduation rates names The Ohio State University one of the top five nationally in improving both overall graduation rates and the graduation rates of underrepresented minority students.
According to The Education Trust report,
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there have been real improvements in graduation rates from 2003 to 2013. However, many institutions are not narrowing long-standing gaps between groups. The report identifies Ohio State as one that has shown vast improvements in closing the gap in completion rates between underrepresented students and their white peers.
By closing the completion gap between white and underrepresented minority students’ graduation rates by 8.2 percent, Ohio State is fourth among the top 26 institutions that have shown significant gains in completion rates for all students over the last decade.
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