To advance the success of two-year institutions, there is a need for quick and easy access to data that describe the progress and success of community college students. The Completion Arch is a comprehensive framework that spans the wide range of community college student endeavors – from enrollment to college completion to career readiness. It provides centrally organized statistics on the progress of students and the role that community colleges play in addressing the nation’s need for a well-educated workforce.
The Completion Arch draws on the data results of national initiatives and published research presented as common measures that track community college student progress and success at national, state and initiative levels, making it a comprehensive resource.
What You Can Do with This Data
You can use the research data on this site to aggregate data in two ways:
- Browse the site and select the indicators to add to your Indicator List as you go.
- If you already know which indicators you want, go directly to Build an Indicator List in the top navigation and choose only the indicators you are interested in, such as all indicators for a particular state.