Doubling Graduation Rates: Three-Year Effects of CUNY's Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) for Developmental Education Students

Scrivener, Susan, Michael J. Weiss, Alyssa Ratledge, Timothy Rudd, Colleen Sommo, and Hannah Fresques, Doubling Graduation Rates: Three-Year Effects of CUNY's Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) for Developmental Education Students. New York: MDRC, 2015

155 Pages Posted: 1 Mar 2015

Date Written: February 25, 2015

Abstract

The City University of New York’s comprehensive ASAP program nearly doubles the three-year graduation rate for developmental education students in community college – at a lower cost-per-degree than regular services. ASAP also increases rates of transfer to four-year colleges.

Keywords: community college, developmental education, random assignment

JEL Classification: i21

Suggested Citation

Scrivener, Susan and Weiss, Michael J. and Ratledge, Alyssa and Rudd, Timothy and Sommo, Colleen and Fresques, Hannah, Doubling Graduation Rates: Three-Year Effects of CUNY's Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) for Developmental Education Students (February 25, 2015). Scrivener, Susan, Michael J. Weiss, Alyssa Ratledge, Timothy Rudd, Colleen Sommo, and Hannah Fresques, Doubling Graduation Rates: Three-Year Effects of CUNY's Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) for Developmental Education Students. New York: MDRC, 2015. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2571456

Susan Scrivener (Contact Author)

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Michael J. Weiss

MDRC ( email )

200 Vesey Street
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Alyssa Ratledge

MDRC ( email )

200 Vesey Street
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United States

Timothy Rudd

MDRC

200 Vesey Street
New York, NY 10281
United States

Colleen Sommo

MDRC ( email )

200 Vesey Street
10281
United States

Hannah Fresques

MDRC

200 Vesey Street
New York, NY 10281
United States

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