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Title:Examining the Effect of Academic "Mismatch" and Campus Racial Composition on College Students' Early Attrition
Author(s):Gong, Yuqin
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Trent, William T.
Department / Program:Education
Discipline:Education
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Sociology, Ethnic and Racial Studies
Abstract:Although it remains to be determined whether mismatch has the same effects on graduation, major/field choice, grade, student's self-concept, and career attainment, clearly the use of race in admission is positively associated with students' retention at the early stage of their college life, both through shifting these students to higher-rank institutions and through increasing minority students' enrollment in the student body. The evidence calls for the continuation of considering race in admission to reduce social inequality and to ensure other benefits that require a diverse student body in higher education institutions.
Issue Date:2006
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:189 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/79902
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI3223596
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:2006


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