ERIC Number: EJ198420
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Publication Date: 1978
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A Longitudinal Study of the Attrition Rate of 1974 Entering Freshmen at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Wallace, Dan L.; Harris, Anthony J.
Southern Journal of Educational Research, v12 n4 p249-59 Fall 1978
The attrition rate of freshmen at USM was examined over a four year period. The 1974 entering freshmen dropped out at a rate of 47.54 percent. Age, race, and enrollment status significantly distinguished the retained from the dropout students. The Black students had a higher retention rate (63.64 percent) than the White students (51 percent). (Author/NQ)
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