Data & Information

Texas completion rates have dropped to well below the national average. Out of the fifty states, Texas is ranked 45th in attainment of associate's degrees (42nd in residents aged 25-35 with an associate's degree or higher). Just 22 percent of first-time, full-time students in community colleges graduate in three years.

Student Pathways infographic

What we can do to improve student success:

  • Analyze and understand the common barriers and milestones that students experience
  • Implement and integrate proven and promising practices to provide students with the quickest, straightest path to a degree
  • Create the conditions for change by empowering interdisciplinary, cross-campus delegations of faculty, staff and administrators
  • Build infrastructure for continuous improvement