Tennessee Independent Colleges
and Universities Association

Private Colleges Serving Tennessee


6 Year Outcomes by Sector

According to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, 73.6% of students who began at a four-year, private, non-profit institution in fall 2008 had completed an associate's or bachelor's degree within six years.

Source:  Shapiro, D., Dundar, A., Yuan, X., Harrell, A. & Wakhungu, P.K. (2014, November). Completing College: A National View of Student Attainment Rates Fall 2008 Cohort (Signature Report No. 8). Herndon, VA: National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.

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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