Higher education in the United States is viewed as a public good and a private benefit. As education has expanded to include ethnic and racial minorities, women, and socio-economically disadvantaged students, these increases have not been uniformly met with similarly high levels of retention and graduation. The retention and graduation of students is a concern at a societal, institutional, and individual level given levels of public investment and the effect on institutional reputations and individual opportunities.Records with only an SAT score were converted to ACT equivalents using the combined SAT math and reading scores to create a converted ACT composite score. This was facilitated through the SAT - ACT Conversion table available from theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Staying the Course: Retention and Graduation of the 2000 Freshman Cohort at a Catholic, Urban University|
|Author||:||Katherine A. Cermak|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|