Student retention is a complex issue that begins with student recruitment and extends through matriculation; it includes both the student’s academic and non-academic experience. While many factors impact student retention at a university it can be difficult to pinpoint one specific factor that causes changes in student retention--yet, minor fluctuations in retention rates can significantly impact tuition revenue and an institution’s bottom line.
Key learning objectives:
This presentation discusses opportunities and approaches to increasing student retention rates including:
- The cost savings and the investments that have the greatest impact
- The use of predictive modeling and targeted outreach
- The impact of process improvements.
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