Solidifying the Path from Application to Enrollment: Findings from a Two-Year College Assessment

3 Pages Posted: 13 Nov 2017

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Aeron Zentner

Coastline Community College

Raissa Covit

Independent

Steven Homestead

Independent

Date Written: November 10, 2017

Abstract

A challenge faced by educational leaders is defining factors attributed to student attrition from application to college and enrollment in courses. The following study sought to identify reasons that influenced student decision not to enroll in a two-year public college. The findings from the study aligned with previous literature regarding barriers to enrollment in higher education institutions.

Keywords: Higher Education, Two-Year Colleges, Enrollment Patterns, Student Behavior, enrollment, planning

JEL Classification: I2, I20, I21, I23, I24, I25, I29

Suggested Citation

Zentner, Aeron and Covit, Raissa and Homestead, Steven, Solidifying the Path from Application to Enrollment: Findings from a Two-Year College Assessment (November 10, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3068566 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3068566

Aeron Zentner (Contact Author)

Coastline Community College ( email )

11460 Warner Avenue
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
United States

Raissa Covit

Independent

No Address Available
United States

Steven Homestead

Independent

No Address Available
United States

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