Tennessee Independent Colleges
and Universities Association

Private Colleges Serving Tennessee


Six Year Outcomes by Starting Institution - 2009 Cohort

In Tennessee, 70.2% of students who started at a 4-year private non-profit institution in 2009 had completed a degree either at their starting institution or at another 2-yr or 4-yr institution six years later - the highest percentage of any sector.


Source:  Completing College: A National View of Student Attainment Rates - Fall 2009 Cohort by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, November 16, 2015 https://nscresearchcenter.org/signaturereport10/

Message from TICUA President Claude Pressnell: This message is part of an ongoing series of charts from the Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities Association highlighting the impact of our 34 member campuses. We hope that you will find this information helpful.

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