August 2007, Volume 8, Number 8
MPR Publishes Transfer Rates Research Brief
MPR Associates published the research brief, "California Community College (CCC) Transfer Rates: Who is Counted Makes a Difference," for the Hewlett Foundation in May 2007. The research brief provides new insights into student transfer rates to four-year colleges by examining student course-taking patterns rather than using potentially incomplete or inaccurate data based on students’ stated intention to transfer.
This study defines a transfer student in six different ways and finds that
The brief also raises important research questions that still need to be addressed. You can access it at http://www.mprinc.com/products_and_publications/recent_publications.aspx?pubID=415.
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