ERIC Number: EJ911800
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 32
The Determinants of Out-Migration among In-State College Students in the United States
Ishitani, Terry T.
Research in Higher Education, v52 n2 p107-122 Mar 2011
Using national data, this study examined out-migration behavior of college graduates who attended in-state institutions in the United States. Unlike previous studies on the issue of student migration, in which researchers used a single equation approach, the present study employed a multi-level technique to assess the effects of factors from individual, institutional, and state levels on post-graduation migration. The study findings suggest that grant recipients, students who applied to multiple institutions, and college graduates from highly selective institutions are more likely to leave their native states, while Hispanics, college graduates from doctoral institutions, and students who reside in states with higher gross domestic product are more likely to remain in their native states.
Descriptors: College Graduates, Migration, Grants, In State Students, Higher Education, College Students, Migration Patterns, Researchers, Student Mobility
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: United States