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ERIC Number: EJ1076266
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Nov
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 46
ISSN: ISSN-1521-0251
The Long-Term Impact of Admission Policies: A Comparative Study of Two Emergent Research Institutions in Texas
Crisp, Gloria; Horn, Catherine; Dizinno, Gerry; Barlow, Libby
Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, v15 n3 p433-454 Nov 2013
The present study explored the long-term impact of admission policies at two aspiring research institutions in Texas. Six years of longitudinal institutional data were analyzed for all full-time first time in college undergraduate students at both universities. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used to identify relationships and differences between risk factors and percent plan eligibility. Cox regression was employed to examine the number of semesters that elapsed before students dropped out and to identify risk factors that contributed to student withdrawal. Moreover, competing risk models were used to test the robustness of the single-outcome models. Findings highlight the importance of leveraging the percent plan at both institutions.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Texas