State unveils 15-credit-hour plan for on-time graduations

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The Indiana Commission for Higher Education launched a new campaign today as a part of its goal to boost the state’s four-year college graduation rate.

The ’15 to Finish’ campaign is a coordinated, statewide effort to inform students, parents and advisors about the importance of taking 15 credit hours per semester.

Only 30 percent of Hoosiers complete a bachelor’s degree on time, and an extra year of college costs an average of $50,000.

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