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Jenkins, Davis; Bailey, Thomas – Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2017
In this brief, the authors propose three measures of "early momentum" for two reasons: Research is beginning to show that these near-term metrics predict long-term success, and the metrics focus attention on initial conditions at colleges that are particularly important for solidifying the foundation for student success. While these…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Educational Change, College Students, Graduation Rate
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Ifill, Nicole; Radford, Alexandria Walton – National Center for Education Statistics, 2012
This set of Web Tables presents descriptive statistics on the spring 2009 labor market experiences of subbaccalaureate students who first entered postsecondary education in 2003-04. The Web Tables use data from the nationally representative 2004/09 Beginning Post-secondary Students Longitudinal Study (BPS:04/09), which followed a cohort of…
Descriptors: College Students, Employment, Enrollment, Associate Degrees
Wine, Jennifer S.; Heuer, Ruth E.; Wheeless, Sara C.; Francis, Talbric L.; Franklin, Jeff W.; Dudley, Kristin M. – 2002
This report describes the methods and procedures used for the full-scale data collection effort of the Beginning Postsecondary Students Second Follow-up Student 1996-2001 (BPS:1996/2001). These students, who started their postsecondary education in the 1995-1996 academic year, were first interviewed during 1996, and subsequently interviewed in…
Descriptors: College Students, Data Collection, Followup Studies, Higher Education
Wine, Jennifer S.; Heuer, Ruth E.; Wheeless, Sara C.; Francis, Talbric L.; Franklin, Jeff W.; Dudley, Kristin M. – Education Statistics Quarterly, 2002
Describes the procedures and results of the full-scale Implementation of the final followup interview with the Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study 1996/2001. This study follows a cohort first interviewed in 1996 in their first year of postsecondary education. (SLD)
Descriptors: Cohort Analysis, College Students, Higher Education, Interviews
Berkner, Lutz; He, Shirley; Cataldi, Emily Forrest – Education Statistics Quarterly, 2003
Identified the enrollment, persistence, and degree attainment of students who began their postsecondary education in 1995-1996. Examined their experiences over a period of 6 academic years, from 1995-1996 to 2000-2001. Data are from the Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Degrees, Academic Persistence, College Students, Educational Attainment
Hurst, David, Ed.; Smerdon, Becky, Ed. – 2000
This paper summarizes data from several recent surveys of the Department of Education concerning postsecondary students with disabilities. Surveys represented include the 1995-96 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study, Postsecondary Education Quick Information System survey (1998), and the Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study.…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, College Students, Disabilities, Enrollment Trends
Wine, Jennifer S.; Whitmore, Roy W.; Heuer, Ruth E.; Biber, Melissa; Pratt, Daniel J. – 2000
This report describes the methods and procedures used for the full-scale data collection effort of the Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study First Follow-Up 1996-98 (BPS:96/98). These students, who started their postsecondary education during the 1995-96 academic year, were first interviewed during 1996 as part of the National…
Descriptors: College Students, Comparative Analysis, Data Interpretation, Enrollment
Wine, J. S.; Whitmore, R. W.; Heuer, R. E.; Biber, M.; Pratt, D. J. – Education Statistics Quarterly, 2000
Describes the design and methodology of the Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study First Follow-up, including overall outcomes of data collection and evaluations of the quality of data collected. (SLD)
Descriptors: College Students, Data Collection, Followup Studies, Higher Education
Berkner, Lutz; Horn, Laura; Clune, Michael – Education Statistics Quarterly, 2000
Provides information about the persistence of beginning students in postsecondary education and their attainment of certificates or degrees. Data from the 1996 Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Sample show that most of the differences in the enrollment experiences of beginning students at private for-profit and public less-than-4-year…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, College Students, Degrees (Academic), Educational Attainment
Pratt, Daniel J.; Wine, Jennifer S.; Heuer, Ruth E.; Whitmore, Roy W.; Kelly, Janice E.; Doherty, John M.; Simpson, Joe B.; Marti, Norma – 1998
This report describes the methods and procedures used for the field test of the Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study First Followup 1996-98 (BPS:96/98). Students in this survey were first interviewed during 1995 as part of the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study 1996 field test. The BPS:96/98 full-scale student sample includes…
Descriptors: College Students, Data Collection, Education, Field Tests
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC. – 1993
The Beginning Postsecondary Students (BPS) study followed a group of students who began their postsecondary education in the 1989-90 academic year. The follow-up in the spring of 1992 explored the persistence and degree attainment of these beginners (approximately 10,600 students). As expected, many initially enrolled for programs of less than 4…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, American Indian Students, Asian American Students, Black Students
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Pratt, Daniel J.; And Others – 1996
This document provides a summary and evaluation of the methodological procedures and results of the full-scale implementation of the Beginning Postsecondary Student Longitudinal Study Second Follow-up, 1990-94 (BPS:90/94). The study was conducted for the National Center for Education Statistics by Research Triangle Institute with the assistance of…
Descriptors: College Students, Data Collection, Estimation (Mathematics), Followup Studies