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Title:  Descriptive Summary of 199596 Beginning Postsecondary Students: Three Years Later, With an Essay on Students Who Started at Less-Than-4-Year Institutions.
Description: This report examines the persistence and degree attainment after three years for students who began postsecondary education in 199596. The essay focuses on students in less-than-4-year institutions, comparing those who started at public institutions with those who started at private, for-profit institutions. The analysis examines degree programs, goals, and enrollment patterns for the two sectors. One of the main questions addressed is why students who begin at less-than-4-year public institutions have lower rates of attainment than those who begin at private, for-profit institutions.
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Cover Date: March 2000
Web Release: March 7, 2000
Print Release: March 7, 2000
Publication #: NCES 2000154
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Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Lutz Berkner, Laura Horn, Michael Clune
Type of Product: Statistical Analysis Report
Survey/Program Areas: Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study (BPS)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Statistical Analysis Report, please contact:
Aurora M. D'Amico.