Published Online:

Higher Education Students On the Move

Article Tools
  • PrintPrinter-Friendly
  • EmailEmail Article
  • ReprintReprints
  • CommentsComments

This chart shows the proportion of postsecondary students who attended more than one institution. From 1972 to 1992, nearly 60 percent of recipients of bachelor's degrees attended more than one school as undergraduate.

Class of
1972
Class of
1982
Class of
1992
Those who earned more than 10 credits One school 52.5 48.7 43.5
Two schools 32.5 32.7 35.1
More than two
schools
15.0 18.6 21.5
Those who earned bachelor's degrees One school 42.8 42.0 40.6
Two schools 38.2 36.7 36.7
More than two
schools
19.0 21.3 22.7
Note: Columns may not total 100 percent because of rounding.
SOURCE: "Principal Indicators of Student Academic Histories in Postsecondary Education, 1972-2000"



Web Only

Related Stories
Notice: We recently upgraded our comments. (Learn more here.) If you are logged in as a subscriber or registered user and already have a Display Name on edweek.org, you can post comments. If you do not already have a Display Name, please create one here.
Ground Rules for Posting
We encourage lively debate, but please be respectful of others. Profanity and personal attacks are prohibited. By commenting, you are agreeing to abide by our user agreement.
All comments are public.

Back to Top Back to Top

Most Popular Stories

Viewed

Emailed

Recommended

Commented