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Alabama college students graduating less; less than 30 percent graduate at some colleges

There are 2 comments on the The Mobile Register Online story from Apr 26, 2010, titled Alabama college students graduating less; less than 30 percent graduate at some colleges. In it, The Mobile Register Online reports that:

While student graduation rates over 6 years at the University of Alabama and Auburn University remain over 60 percent, a report by the Southern Regional Education Board finds that although college enrollment is rising, more students aren't completing their degrees within the traditional 4-year span at many schools in the state.

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Since: Nov 09

Cullman, AL

#1 Apr 26, 2010
One reason why it takes more time than the usual 4 years to complete your BS degree is that some folks have to work and go to school at the same time so they can't take as many classes per semster. And lets not forget that some of these colleges, if not all, offer an intern program that allows you to work in your field to get a little experience.
Saloth Sar

Mobile, AL

#2 Apr 27, 2010
Spot on, Harley_Driver. Been there done that, took me almost 7 years to get mine in.

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