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Filerino, William J. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This ex post facto study examined the relationship between Pell Grant aid and persistence of for-profit four-year college students enrolled during 2003-04 through the next six years in the United States and Puerto Rico. This study examined the demographic dissimilarities in students based on age, gender, financial aid status and ethnicity of those…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Grants, Student Financial Aid, Demography
Hinz, Serena; Warkentien, Siri; Hong, Yihua – Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, US Department of Education, 2017
This report examines differences in enrollment, departure, and completion at postsecondary, subbaccalaureate career and technical education (CTE) programs among a nationally representative sample of students who first entered postsecondary education in academic year 2011-12. Logistic regression results show that female, Hispanic, Pell…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Vocational Education, Demography, Enrollment
Murphy, Stephanie; Williams, Candace; Miller, Sheridan – New England Board of Higher Education, 2020
While New England's population remains predominantly non-Hispanic white, the region has diversified considerably in recent years, as most population growth has occurred among minority groups. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, between 2010 and 2018, New England's non-Hispanic white population shrank by 3.1%. During this same period, the region's…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Diversity (Institutional), Equal Education, Inclusion
Topper, Amy – Achieving the Dream, 2009
Using data from Achieving the Dream: Community College Count, this issue of "Data Notes" is the first of a two-part series investigating the characteristics of late stop-outs--students who accumulate at least 30 credits within the first two years, only to stop out without completing credentials or transferring. Seventy-five percent of…
Descriptors: Credentials, American Indians, Credits, Grants
Sanchez, Jafeth E.; Lowman, Jennifer L.; Hill, Kathleen A. – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2018
Given the major investment in the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) grant, rising postsecondary access, trends in poor persistence and retention rates, and the ongoing accountability measures in higher education, it is critical to examine factors related to postsecondary performance and persistence of GEAR…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, School Holding Power, Undergraduate Study
Miller, Kevin – American Association of University Women, 2017
This document provides a summary of and recommendations from the larger report, "Deeper in Debt: Women and Student Loans" (ED580345). Over the course of the past few decades student loans have become an increasingly common means of paying for a college education. Most students who complete a college program now take on student loans, and…
Descriptors: Debt (Financial), Student Loan Programs, Females, Paying for College
Miller, Kevin – American Association of University Women, 2017
Over the course of the past few decades student loans have become an increasingly common means of paying for a college education. Most students who complete a college program now take on student loans, and the amount of student debt that students assume has increased along with the price of attending college. At this time about 44 million…
Descriptors: Debt (Financial), Females, Student Loan Programs, College Students
Clery, Sue; Topper, Amy – Achieving the Dream, 2008
Nearly one-quarter of students in community colleges leave school during the first year of enrollment for reasons other than transfer or credential completion. Generally, nontraditional community college students drop out within their first year at higher rates than do traditional students. Using data from Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Credits, Dropouts, Nontraditional Students
Nevada System of Higher Education, 2010
The mission of the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is to provide higher education services to the citizens of the State at an excellent level of quality consistent with the state's resources. The information in this report is provided by the financial aid officers at each NSHE institution. Each fall, institutions submit a detailed…
Descriptors: Expenditures, Higher Education, State Colleges, Scholarships
Clery, Sue; Topper, Amy – Achieving the Dream, 2007
Using data from Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count, this issue looks at changes in cohort composition. The analysis addresses the changing composition of the Achieving the Dream student cohorts from 2002 to 2005. The data show that at Achieving the Dream colleges, the percentage of Hispanic students increased over the four cohorts…
Descriptors: Intervention, Grants, Educational Trends, Hispanic American Students
Garrett Park Press, MD. – 1987
This directory of financial aid sources for minority students with any major includes the following types of information: (1) a summary and description of the fields, including college enrollment statistics, the costs of higher education, definitions of types of financial aid, and financial aid offices; (2) a directory of general scholarships,…
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Black Students, Demand Occupations