Indicators 4-5. Community College-Going Rate and Overall
Arizona’s community colleges enroll a much higher percentage of recent high school graduates than the national average.3With only three public, four-year universities in the state, however, Arizona’s overall college-going rate4 lags behind the national number.
Arizona’s community colleges will continue to work with the Arizona Board of Regents to improve the state’s overall college-going rate.
3U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. (2013). College enrollment and work activity of 2012 high school graduates. Washington, DC: Author.
4Postsecondary Education Opportunity. (2013). Chance for college by age 19 by state, 1986-2012. Oskaloosa, IA: The Mortenson Seminar on Public Policy Analysis and Opportunity for Postsecondary Education.