ERIC Number: ED254275
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Fall 1979 Transfer Study, Report 4: Third and Fourth Year Persistence and Achievement.
Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.
In fall 1979, a study was initiated of the persistence and graduation rates of 10,015 students who transferred from public and private two-year colleges in Illinois to senior colleges and universities in the state for 5 years after transfer. Analyses focusing on the third and fourth years after transfer indicated: (1) 60% of the associate in arts/associate in science (AA/AS) degree recipients completed the spring 1982 term, or had already earned their baccalaureate degrees; (2) the spring 1982 and 1983 grade point averages (GPA's) of the AA/AS graduates were 2.95 and 2.92, respectively; (3) among associate in applied science (AAS) degree recipients, 46% completed the spring 1982 term, 43% earned their baccalaureate degrees by the end of the fourth year, and their spring 1982 and 1983 GPA's were 2.88 and 2.83, respectively; (4) 43% of the transfer students who had not earned an associate degree completed the spring 1982 term, 38% earned their baccalaureate degrees by the end of the fourth year; and (5) figures for all fall 1979 transfer students indicate that, during their third year, 50% completed the term or earned their baccalaureate degree prior to it; 35% earned their baccalaureate degrees by the end of the third year; and their GPA was 2.87. (Author/HB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.
Note: For related documents, see ED 220 164-165, and ED 230 228.