Special Reports: Trends
& Statistics on Returning to School
(Continued from 1)
Postsecondary Financing Strategies. Combining Work,
Borrowing, and Attendance.
Examines the postsecondary financing strategies of undergraduates,
showing how work, borrowing, and attendance is combined
to support college enrollment.
in Student Aid (2005).
Annual data from the College Board on aid distributed
to students to help pay for the cost of higher
“Old” New Resource for Education: Student Age.
Studies the proposition that older students show higher
academic achievement than younger students, with GPA
as the criteria.
Quality and the Earnings of Recent College Graduates.
Examines factors such as selectivity and other institutional
characteristics, and the earnings of recent college
graduates 5 years after graduation.
Analysis 2002: Nontraditional Undergraduates.
According to the U.S. Department of Education, there
are more older students on campus. 39 percent of all
college students were 25 years or older in 1999, compared
with 28 percent in 1970.
Burden Four Years After College.
Report examines the debt of 1992-93 bachelor's degree
recipients in light of their financial circumstances
in 1997, approximately 4 years after they earned their
with Disabilities in Postsecondary Education: A Profile
of Preparation, Participation, and Outcomes.
Addresses how well students with disabilities persist
to degree attainment as well as the likely labor market
outcomes and graduate school enrollment rates of students
a Postsecondary Institution.
Examines the factors that students enrolling in postsecondary
education for the first time in 1995-96 considered in
choosing their institution.
the Benefits: Defining the Value of Going to College.
An indepth discussion on the benefits of attaining a