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Institutional Grants: Investing in Student Retention and Graduation
Journal of Student Financial Aid
  • Ann M. Gansemer-Topf
  • John H. Schuh
This study examines how institutional expenditures and grants (student financial aid) relate to retention and graduation. It looks at this relationship over a 10-year period and examines differences between institutions with low- and high-admissions selectivity standards. In general, expenditures for institutional grants positively contributed to retention and graduation rates except at high-selectivity institutions, where institutional grants did not significantly contribute to retention and graduation rates.
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Ann M. Gansemer-Topf and John H. Schuh. "Institutional Grants: Investing in Student Retention and Graduation" (2005)
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