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Higher Education Students On the Move

February 18, 2004 1 min read
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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"

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