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Time to graduation for Utah students seeking a bachelor's degree

July 19, 2019

time to graduation

This metric measures the percentage of a given cohort that has graduated with a bachelor's degree within 4, 6, and 8 years of entering college, minus exclusions such as students who leave for ecclesiastical service or to join the military. The average graduation rate within 4 years was 17% while the average graduation rate within 8 years was 48% in 2016.

Utah students engaged in distance education

July 10, 2019


In Utah, distance education is defined as a course where at least 80% of the course uses one or more technologies to teach students who are removed from the instructor. This P-20 metric on distance education looks at Utah student enrollment in the fall semester of 2016. 

New Research Document Style Guide Released

By: Kelsey A. Martinez, Ph.D.
July 3, 2019


This week, the UDRC released its research document style guide. The guide assures uniformity and high quality of research documents released by the UDRC. All research documents follow APA style for grammar and citations. At the content and organization level, our research documents will follow an academic style format.

UDRC previews its new research at “Bagels & Research” Event

June 27, 2019


The Utah Data Research Center (UDRC) previewed its new research products and data narratives at an inaugural data research meetup with more than 50 peers from the research community including from higher education institutions, policy centers, non-profit organizations, and government agencies. Below are short summaries about the new research that will be released in the coming months from UDRC. 

Utah Data Research Center receives Best of Utah award for partnership

June 12, 2019


The Utah Data Research Center received a Best of Utah award for “Best Partnership” at the Utah Digital Government Summit on June 4, 2019. The award recognized the center’s efforts in collaborating with several government agencies to consolidate datasets for research and analysis. Read part of the award nomination that explained the success of UDRC with the help of its partners. 

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