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Nontraditional undergraduates trends in enrollment from 1986 to 1992 and persistence and attainment among 1989-90 beginning postsecondary students by Laura Horn

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • College attendance -- United States -- Longitudinal studies -- Statistics,
  • Postsecondary education -- United States -- Longitudinal studies -- Statistics,
  • Education -- Demographic aspects -- United States -- Longitudinal studies -- Statistics

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Edition Notes

StatementLaura J. Horn, C. Dennis Carroll
SeriesPostsecondary education descriptive analysis reports, Statistical analysis report, Statistical analysis report (National Center for Education Statistics)
ContributionsCarroll, C. Dennis, National Center for Education Statistics
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 62 p.
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13622796M
ISBN 100160489148

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"The Condition of Education" summarizes important developments and trends in education using the latest data available. The edition included a special analysis that describes nontraditional undergraduates in terms of their demographic characteristics, enrollment patterns, ways of combining school and work, participation in distance education, and persistence patterns. Hart, N. (). Best practices in providing nontraditional students with both academic and financial support. New Directions for Higher Education, , Horn, L., Carroll, C. D. (). Nontraditional undergraduates: Trends in enrollment from to and persistence and attainment among beginning postsecondary students. Dec 01,  · The purpose of this paper is to describe the rise in nontraditional enrollments, define the nontraditional undergraduate student, and develop a conceptual model of Cited by: Dec 10,  · Nontraditional Students and Community Colleges: The Conflict of Justice and Neoliberalism [J. Levin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Focusing on non-traditional students in higher education institutions, this new book from renowned scholar John Levin examines the extent to which community college students receive justice both within their institution Cited by: