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October 18, 2005

University Dropout Rates Increasing

The asahi.com website carried an article yesterday on measures being taken to reduce the growing number of students who drop out of university. The latest figures show the number at private universities to be around 3.3%, while at national universities it is 1.6%. The numbers are low by the standards of western countries, but universities here are taking measures to keep them from climbing.
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