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Author Bowen, William G.

Title Crossing the finish line : completing college at America's public universities / William G. Bowen, Matthew M. Chingos, and Michael S. McPherson.

Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    378.16912 BOW    Available
Description xxi, 389 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Educational attainment : overall trends, disparities, and the public universities we study -- Bachelor's degree attainment on a national level -- Finishing college at public universities -- Fields of study, time-to-degree, and college grades -- High schools and "undermatching" -- Test scores and high school grades as predictors -- Transfer students and the path from two-year to four-year colleges -- Financial aid and pricing on a national level -- Financial aid at public universities -- Institutional selectivity and institutional effects -- Target populations -- Looking ahead -- Appendix A. The modern evolution of America's flagship universities / Eugene M. Tobin.
Subject College graduates -- United States -- Social conditions.
Minority college graduates -- United States.
Public universities and colleges -- United States.
Educational attainment -- United States.
Educational equalization -- United States.
Added Author Chingos, Matthew M., 1983-
McPherson, Michael S.
Tobin, Eugene M.
ISBN 9780691137483 (hardcover : alk. paper) : $27.95
069113748X (hardcover : alk. paper)

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