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Yook, Eunkyong Lee – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2013
One of the most urgent issues facing institutions of higher learning in the United States today is the problem of college student retention. The purpose of this article is to provide a theoretically and empirically supported argument for stating that there is one potent force for retention of college students that has been as yet largely unmined:…
Descriptors: School Holding Power, Academic Persistence, Predictor Variables, Information Centers
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Robb, Cliff A.; Moody, Beth; Abdel-Ghany, Mohamed – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2012
Data collected from two major universities (one in the Midwest and one in the Southeast) in the United States were used to analyze student persistence behavior and perceptions of debt. Results from four separate logistic regression analyses suggested that financial factors play a significant role in student persistence behavior as well as in…
Descriptors: Debt (Financial), Credit (Finance), Academic Persistence, Performance Factors