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Economic Benefits of Attaining an Associate Degree

According to a study for the Community College Research Center (CCRC), for economic reasons, “more… students should complete their associate degree before transferring to a four-year institution to attempt a bachelor’s degree, as relatively few students who transfer early ever complete a bachelor’s degree and thus leave college with no credential.” The study was based on data from the North Carolina Community College System.

Read the abstract here.

Download the full report (.pdf) here.