Chronicle of Higher Education logoSalina Area Technical College announced today that they have been ranked fifth in the nation for graduation rate among two-year colleges by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

“Among those statistics is what portion of a college’s students graduate in 150 percent of the “normal time;” three years for two-year colleges and six years for four-year colleges.”

The Chronicle tracked the median graduation rate at of 889 two-year colleges at 22.9 percent. According to Salina Tech, their graduation rate last year was 76.5 percent, “up from 65.1 percent the previous year.”