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Student Right to Know

Student Right to Know (SRTK) refers to a Federally-mandated public disclosure of a college's Completion Rate and Transfer Rate. The intent of SRTK is to provide to the consumer a statistic of comparable effectiveness that they can use in the determination of college choice. All colleges nationwide are effectively required to participate in the disclosure of rates.


SRTK is a "cohort" study; that is, a group of students who are first-time freshmen who are enrolled full-time and are degree-seeking as identified in a fall term and their outcomes are measured over a period of time. The outcomes that the two SRTK rates measure are Completion (the total number of students in the cohort who earn either a degree, a certificate, or who successfully completed a two-year-equivalent transfer-preparatory program) and Transfer (the total number of cohort non-completers who were identified as having enrolled in another institution). The tracking period of the cohorts is three (3) years, at which time the SRTK rates are calculated and made public.


In compliance with the Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act of 1990, Grays Harbor College makes available its completion and transfer rates to all current and prospective students.

2013 Program Completion Rates*


Completion/Graduation Rate Transfer Out Rate Total
GHC 37% 8% 45%
STATEWIDE 29% 19% 48%
*Based on completion/transfer in 150% of normal time (3 years). Cohort year is 2010



2012 Program Completion Rates*


Completion/Graduation Rate Transfer Out Rate Total
GHC 38% 12% 50%
STATEWIDE 28% 20% 48%
*Based on completion/transfer in 150% of normal time or 3 yrs.


Student-Athlete Graduation Rates 

Section 104 of the Student Right to Know Act requires each institution that participates in any Title IV program and is attended by students receiving athletically-related student aid to submit a report to the Secretary of Education annually. This report is to contain, among other things, graduation/completion rates of all students receiving athletically-related student aid by race/ethnicity and gender and by sport, and the average completion or graduation rate for the four most recent years. These data are also required to be disclosed to parents, coaches, and potential student athletes when the institution offers athletically-related student aid. 


See Graduation Rates for the current description of data collected. (Coming Soon).


Crime Statistics

The Department of Education and the Jeanne Clery Act require all colleges and universities to provide information to students and employees about its campus safety policies, procedures and statistics on certain crimes.  Listed below are crimes reported to the security office and law enforcement that have occurred on campus and the adjoining public property during the most recent calendar year and the two preceding calendar years.  These statistics include data received from other law enforcement agencies in response to the College’s annual requests. 

Crime Statistics - GHC Campuses

For more information about reporting an incident, sexual assault, sex offenders or additional safety and emergency information go to GHC Safety and Security Office.



Grays Harbor College
1620 Edward P. Smith Drive
Aberdeen, WA 98520

(360) 532-9020 or toll-free (in WA state) 1-(800) 562-4830
Fax: (360) 538-4299

Off-Campus Locations

Riverview Education Center, Raymond: (360) 875-9466
Columbia Education Center, Ilwaco: (360) 642-9433
Whiteside Continuing Education Center, Aberdeen: (360) 533-9733