College Dual Enrollment Courses with CTE Emphasis
A 2017 study sponsored by the Community College Research Center “tracked more than 200,000 high school students who first took a community college course in fall 2010 for six years, through summer 2016 (five years after high school). Eighty-eight percent of these students continued in college after high school, and most earned a certificate or degree or transferred from a two-year college to a four-year college within five years. What type of college former dual enrollment students attended after high school and how many completed a college credential varied greatly by state, and many states showed big disparities in credential completion rates between lower and higher income students.”
Westminster College’s Early College Program in western Pennsylvania is one example.