- 2-12% average increase in retention and graduation rates for partner institutions
- 2.5M+ students supported by our student success management system
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American higher education has enjoyed a multidecade-long enrollment expansion that may soon come to an end. The recommendations in this report aim to help you and your leadership team reshape your student success strategy in preparation for the anticipated enrollment downturn of the 2020s.
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Supporting students in today’s changing environment can sometimes feel like an overwhelming challenge for those accountable for student success. To help our partners navigate this shifting terrain, we’ve cataloged more than 360 best practices from across our research forums.
More than forty years of research tells us that faculty-student relationships are essential to student success, but in the absence of intentional policies we cannot assume that every student will benefit.
We know from extant research that students who fail or withdraw from a class are less likely to be retained, take longer to finish a degree, and have the potential loss of financial aid and scholarship. At our institution, courses with high DFW rates cause students to retake courses that are already in high demand, which poses challenges for meeting enrollment needs. Also, when students do not do well in STEM courses, in particular, they don't have the GPA to get into other majors, and they either leave and attend a community college or they do not return to higher education.
At EAB, we are partnering with regional cohorts of community colleges and four-year institutions in our Moon Shot for Equityinitiativeto close equity gaps in their region by 2030. Watch the video to learn why leaders of our first region, Southeastern Wisconsin, chose to partner with EAB on Moon Shot.
Financial pressure is the top reason that students leave college. Learn 3 ways technology can help overcome financial barriers to student success.
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Learn ways that to facilitate students' financial needs ( financial aid and basic needs) during a COVID-promoted recession.
This pandemic will cause institutions to rethink their student support delivery models, understand gaps in their overall student success strategies, and learn new ways to collaborate in a crisis situation.