Does the community college pathway influence the selectivity of students' destination 4-year institution?

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Author: Ortagus, Justin C.; Hu, Xiaodan

Abstract:

Objectives: In this study, we explore the influence of enrolling initially at a community college before transferring to a 4-year institution on the selectivity of the destination 4-year institution. Method: We leverage nationally representative data and a propensity score matching approach to compare the institutional selectivity between students who begin at a community college before transferring to a 4-year institution and those who begin at a 4-year college or university. To estimate the relationship between the community college pathway and institutional selectivity, we employ an...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Pathways; Providers of education and training

Keywords: Community college; Institutional role; Aspirations; Decision making; College; University

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications, 2019

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Also called: Does the community college pathway influence the selectivity of students' destination four-year institution?

Journal title: Community college review

Journal volume: 47

Journal number: 4

Journal date: October 2019

Pages: pp. 434-461

ISSN: 0091-5521

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 138.189

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