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Fewer students with disabilities eventually earn bachelors degrees than their non-disabled peers.

In a recent study it was found that, after five years, 53% of the students with disabilities had attained a degree, certificate or were still enrolled compared to 64% of the students without disabilities. Of the students with disabilities 16% earned a bachelors degree; 25% earned an associates degree or vocational certificate. Of the students without disabilities, 27% attained a bachelors degree and 25% earned an associates degree or vocational certificate.

Source: Horn, L. & Berktold, J. (1999). Students with disabilities in postsecondary education: A profile of preparation, participation, and outcomes. Education Statistics Quarterly.

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