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Report: The Drop outs that could have been prevented

Some College, No Degree

Forty percent of undergraduate students in the US leave school without a degree. Of those students we lose, 30% did not make it to their second year. Many studies spotlight daunting problems like academic unpreparedness, financial struggles, and mental illness as contributors to the retention problem.

The Power of Connection

Research has shown engagement and belongingness to be positively correlated with improved GPAs, increased utilization of resources, resilience to stress, more satisfaction, and higher rates of retention. This report reviews the research and provides ways to improve engagement and belonging at your institution.

What You’ll Learn:

  • The current trends in retention and enrollment
  • Factors that impact student success and their connection to engagement and belonging
  • Ways to improve engagement and belongingness that will impact student success

The Leading Factors for Improving Retention