Engineering Transfer Students Reasons for Starting at Another Institution and Variation Across Subpopulations | Academic Article individual record
abstract

Bolstering transfer pathways to a 4-year degree can help fill the countrys increasing need for innovative, diverse, skilled workers within engineering. Drawing on survey data from a sample comprised of a disproportionately large percentage of Hispanic/Latino students, this study focuses on understanding engineering transfer students reasons for starting at a different institution. Financial/Affordability, Nonacademic Commitments, and Academic Flexibility were top reasons for starting at a different institution with multiple differences across subpopulations like Hispanic/Latino status.

publication outlet

Journal of Hispanic Higher Education

author list (cited authors)
Ogilvie, A. M., & Knight, D. B.
publication date
2020
publisher
identifier
372065SE
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
start page
69
end page
83
volume
19
issue
1