Figures For Earning College Degree In Six Years

Figures For Earning College Degree In Six Years

Photo: WINA

70% of students who go to Virginia’s four-year colleges and universities get a degree within six years. The State Council of Higher Education says that’s the second highest average among the 50 states. The figure for the University of Virginia (pictured) is 93%, which is the best showing in the Commonwealth.
Norfolk State University shows up at the other end of the spectrum, with a 34% graduation figure. The only state with a higher average graduation rate is Delaware, where 73% of the students got a degree within six years.

Latest Stories

in National

Police arrest gunman after fatal siege at Colorado abortion clinic


Police arrested a gunman who stormed a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in Colorado Springs.

in Black Friday, Lifestyle, National

Black Friday crowds thin in subdued start to holiday shopping


America's annual Black Friday shopping extravaganza was short on fireworks this year.

in Sports

The weekend sports schedule


From the Associated Press, here’s a look at some of this weekend’s major sporting events. All times are listed in…