2018 College-Going Rates for Alabama High Schools
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This brief continues PARCA's tradition of reporting college-going rates for Alabama and its local systems and schools.

The percentage of high school graduates in Alabama enrolling in college after graduating in 2018 remained the same as the graduating class of 2017, at 62%. The number and percentage attending two-year colleges slightly increased. The number and percentage of recent graduates entering four-year colleges both slightly decreased.

The data, drawn by ACHE from the National Student Clearinghouse, follows Alabama public high school students who graduated in the spring of 2018 and enrolled in higher education in the fall or spring of 2019. The data includes records for in-state and out-of-state institutions, both public and private.

It is helpful to explore results for individual schools and school systems, which sometimes tell you more about what's happening underneath the statewide aggregated view. See the college-going rates for your school system and individual high schools in PARCA's latest post at the link below.

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