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College Bound: NC high school graduates and the UNC school system

By this Sunday (May 1), most college-bound high school seniors will have made a decision about where they will be this fall. For North Carolina students staying in-state, college-bound students have a choice between 15 campuses. Where do they go? … Continue reading

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Majority of NC high school graduates intend to continue their education

Educational attainment is critical to future success. For individuals, “educational attainment is a powerful predictor of well-being.” Higher levels of educational attainment are associated with higher wages, better health, and lower rates of unemployment. For communities and employers, education is … Continue reading

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College Bound: Out-of-State Students

Across the 16 universities in the UNC system, the proportion of incoming first-year students from out-of-state varies widely. Between 2009 and 2013, for example, nearly three-fifths of incoming first-year students at the UNC School of the Arts were from out-of-state; … Continue reading

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NC College Bound: An Update

On Monday, we took a county-by-county look at high school graduates’ most likely college destination among North Carolina’s 5 largest public universities. The map was East Carolina purple for 40 eastern counties, Appalachian State gold to the west, UNC-Charlotte green … Continue reading

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College Bound: NC Counties and UNC School Attendance

Update: Examine attendance at all UNC system schools here. With May 1 fast approaching, college-bound high school seniors are facing decisions about where they will be this fall. Within North Carolina, they are choosing between many universities. Focusing on the … Continue reading

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