Turning the Tide on Student Retention

With the average graduation rate hovering below 60%, higher education leaders are placing a greater emphasis on retention and optimizing the student experience by improving accessibility, advising, and program quality.

Download this Research Brief: Turning the Tide on Student Retention for an in-depth analysis of the various strategies administrators employ to increase student retention, including:

  • What student persistence trends exist among public and private institutions
  • Why optimizing internal operations such as tracking persistence data, early credit accumulation, financial aid, and gateway courses can improve retention
  • How student services and support can be best used to improve student success and the overall student experience


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