RISING GRADUATION RATES
For the fifth consecutive year, graduation rates at Arizona public universities are on the rise, leading to an increase in student success throughout the state.
Across the public university enterprise, the graduation rate for 2016-17 was 61.5 percent, compared to 61.2 in 2015-16. The board’s college completion goals for the universities is to increase the state-wide graduation rate to 71.5 percent by 2025. These goals are outlined in ABOR’s metrics, reflecting the board’s strategic goals to increase student success while positively impacting Arizona.