ERIC Number: EJ366251
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
The Estimation of a Conceptual Model of Nontraditional Undergraduate Student Attrition.
Metzner, Barbara S.; Bean, John P.
Research in Higher Education, v27 n1 p15-38 1987
Data were gathered from nontraditional (commuter, part-time) freshmen at a midwestern urban university. Dropout was a function of grade point average and credit hours enrolled, as well as the utility of education for future employment, satisfaction with the student role, opportunity to transfer, and age affecting dropout through intent to leave. (Author/MLW)
Descriptors: Adult Students, College Students, Commuter Colleges, Commuting Students, Dropout Research, Higher Education, Models, Multiple Regression Analysis, Nontraditional Students, Part Time Students, Predictive Measurement, School Holding Power, Student Attrition, Undergraduate Study, Urban Universities
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A