A new report from the American Council on Education outlines how colleges and universities can improve their transfer and award-of-credit practices to help students efficiently complete their degrees.
Enrollment challenges intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic may end up opening doors for transfer students as four-year schools push to fill their classes.
As the pandemic upends college plans and magnifies racial disparities, higher education leaders say it is more crucial than ever to strengthen community college students’ path to an affordable four-year degree.
The COVID-19 pandemic is poised to put the college transfer process to the test as strained finances and ongoing uncertainty prompt some students to change plans.
How can four-year institutions recruit more transfer students and better serve them when they arrive? Steven Mintz, senior adviser to the president of Hunter College, offers a four-step plan.
Ithaka S&R writes that, to improve transfer rates and degree completion, colleges must adopt common course numbering and articulate academic roadmaps that prevent lost credits.
Recognizing that many talented, motivated students start their postsecondary education at community colleges, top four-year institutions are taking steps to encourage and ease transfers.
Speaking at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., Kwadwo “Kojo” Sarpong (M’22) recently discussed his journey from community college to Georgetown University School of Medicine.
Two- and four-year institutions across Houston, Texas, are teaming up to accelerate progress toward state goals for degree completion.
Transfer students “are feeling a surge in popularity” as a growing number of colleges and universities focus on attracting and supporting individuals who initiate their postsecondary education elsewhere.