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Luo, Mingchu; Williams, James E.; Vieweg, Bruce – College and University, 2007
This study examined the diverse patterns of interactive factors that influence transfer students' first-year retention at a midsize four-year university. The population for this study consisted of five cohorts totaling 1,713 full-time, degree-seeking transfer students. Sequential sets of logistic regression analyses on blocks of variables were…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Grade Point Average, Program Effectiveness, Scholarships
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Krotsen, Marsha V. – College and University, 1992
This case study details some effective techniques the University of Hartford (Connecticut) uses for using data analyses to monitor marketing, recruiting, yield, financial aid packaging, first-year and transfer retention, and other key areas. The importance of teamwork and a unique collaborative approach to enrollment management is emphasized.…
Descriptors: Administrators, Case Studies, College Administration, College Admission
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Dallam, Jerald W.; And Others – College and University, 1984
Results, limitations, and policy recommendations emerging from a series of four studies of the attendance patterns, achievement, and persistence of freshmen and transfer students new to the three Regents' Universities of Iowa in the academic years 1960-61, 1965-66, 1970-71, and 1975-76 are reported. (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Attendance Patterns
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Naylor, Paul D.; Sanford, Timothy R. – College and University, 1982
Student retention at the University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill is examined using different student levels (freshman, transfer, masters, professional, and doctoral) as a basis for comparison. Intrainstitutional data have the advantage of being readily available and they highlight the difference among levels within the institution. Understanding…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Freshmen, College Students, Doctoral Programs
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Avakian, A. Nancy; And Others – College and University, 1982
A study of student retention at the University of Missouri--St. Louis focused on the behavior of stopouts. Retention of first-time freshmen was higher than that of transfers, but the cumulative percentage of graduates of transfers by the fourth year was double that of first-time freshmen. Males showed higher retention rates, as did Whites over…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Dropout Research, Higher Education, Racial Differences