When are we going to learn that universities are not for everyone?
Every year, about 300,000 students enroll in Michigan’s 15 public universities. But overall, only about half make it to the finish line.
Though many public universities tout enrollment numbers, only one-third of Michigan schools are graduating enough students in six years to top the national average, which is about 59 percent. While the national focus on higher education has been on accessibility and affordability, universities are expanding their priorities to make sure students get their degrees.