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Author(s):Horn, L., Nevil, S., and Griffith, J
Title:Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Source:http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2006/2006184.pdf
Date:2006
Organization:National Center for Education Statistics
Short Description:This report focuses on community college students, who represent about 4 in 10 undergraduates, or about 7.6 million students nationwide.
Annotation:This report focuses on community college students, who represent about 4 in 10 undergraduates, or about 7.6 million students nationwide. With their open enrollment policies and relatively low cost, community colleges have long provided access to underserved populations, such as students from low-income families and those who are the first in their family to attend college (Cohen and Brawer 2003). This report focuses on the relationship between a measure of degree commitment and student persistence among community college students.
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First Generation College Students
Low-Income Students
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Persistence/Retention

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