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The persistence of African American female students in community colleges

Community colleges have been an educational source for individuals to increase capital and social mobility. But the reality of these opportunities is not the same for all. First generation, low income, non-traditional minority students make up a large percentage of students enrolling in community colleges yet retention rates, primarily for African Americans remains relatively low. The purpose of this study was to determine what factors impact the persistence of African American female students attending community colleges. The study researchers tested study hypotheses using a 3-step hierarchic... Show more

Authors: Ebanks, Gilda; Francois, Samantha

Published: London, England, Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2023

Resource type: Article

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