Average Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students

  • The national average community college completion rates for first-time, full-time students is approximately 35% (2020).
  • For public community colleges, the average community college completion rates for first-time, full-time students is approximately 25%.
  • For private community colleges, the average community college completion rates for first-time, full-time students is approximately 57%.

Average Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2020)

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The state with the lowest average community college completion rates for first-time, full-time students is South Carolina, with an average completion rates of 12%. The state with the highest average community college completion rates for first-time, full-time students is Florida, with an average completion rates of 59%.