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Lukszo, Casey; Hayes, Shannon – College and University, 2019
Transfer students are an important population in higher education, and this has prompted a significant amount of research on their completion and success. Yet research on transfer student college choice and factors involved in the decision-making process remains fairly limited. Using a case study approach, the current research aims to identify and…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Two Year College Students, College Transfer Students, Undergraduate Students
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Bista, Krishna; Dagley, Amy – College and University, 2015
This paper examines how international students obtain information about college in the United States when they are in their home countries. The findings reveal that the majority of students visit university websites to obtain information regarding various programs. Students also receive scholarships and/or assistantships from the university,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Decision Making, Trend Analysis, Foreign Students
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Mathis, Daniel; Tremblay, Christopher – College and University, 2010
For several decades, colleges have maintained an LGBT Web presence for currently enrolled students. These Web sites inform students about resources, services, events, and staff . They serve as a way to communicate a school's inclusivity and commitment to the LGBT population. Only recently have Web sites specifically targeted for the prospective…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Resource Centers, Homosexuality, Sexual Identity
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Tucciarone, Krista M. – College and University, 2009
The purpose of this qualitative study is to analyze and understand what information students seek from a college's Web site during their college search. Often, college Web sites fail either to offer students an interactive dialogue or to involve them in the communicative process, negatively affecting students' college search. Undergraduate…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, College Choice
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Christiansen, Douglas L.; Davidson, Cheryl J.; Roper, Carolyn D.; Sprinkles, M. Christine; Thomas, James C. – College and University, 2003
Surveyed high school juniors and seniors about the type of information prospective college students would like to see on college Web sites. Gathered information on preferences as they relate to stage in the college selection process and on the importance of the supporting Web pages of various departments. (EV)
Descriptors: College Applicants, College Choice, Higher Education, Student Surveys