Retention - Promising and Practical Strategies
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Whittier College Sophomore and Junior Student Retention Through Special Interest Housing Communities (MS Word, 41KB) Degree Attainment, Improving Achievement, Learning Communities, Persistence, Retention, Student Services
Wheelock College Creating Learning Communities that Engage Students in the College and Its Surrounding Communities in Meaningful Community Service as a Strategy to Develop Students' Persistence in College (MS Word, 45KB) Community Engagement, Field Experience, First-Generation College Students, First-Year Students, Learning Communities, Retention
Western Kentucky University (WKU) Academic Advisor Development/Academic Advising and Retention Center (MS Word, 78KB) Degree Attainment, Retention
Western Kentucky University (WKU) Best Expectation Programs (BEP) (MS Word, 78KB) Data Collection or Use, Retention
Valencia College Bridges to Success (MS Word, 918KB) Improving Achievement, Retention, Underrepresented Students
University of Texas at El Paso Plus Two Peer-Lead Team Learning for Large Introductory STEM Classes (MS Word, 470KB) Degree Attainment, Retention, STEM
University of South Florida Various Programs for Student Success (MS Word, 193KB) Degree Attainment, Learning Communities, Multidisciplinarity, Persistence, Retention, Student Services, Technology-Enabled Learning, Underrepresented Students
University of Nevada, Reno College Life 101 Retention Program (MS Word, 86KB) Achievement Gap Closure, Degree Attainment, Persistence, Retention, Student Services, Underrepresented Students
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities An Integrative Approach to the First Year Experience (MS Word, 212KB) Achievement Gap Closure, Community of Practice, Learning Communities, Multidisciplinarity, Persistence, Retention, Technology-Enabled Learning, Underrepresented Students
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign I-LEAP (MS Word, 29KB) Civil Engagement, Mentoring, Persistence, Retention, Skill Assessments, Underrepresented Students
University of Detroit Mercy Modular Math (MS Word, 57KB) Modular Curriculum, Persistence, Retention, STEM
University of Arizona My Wildcat Track (MS Word, 82KB) Community of Practice, Improving Achievement, Learning Assessment, Persistence, Retention, Skill Assessments, Student Services
Truckee Meadows Community College Success First Program (PDF, 672KB) Degree Attainment, Developmental or Remedial Education, Mentoring, Persistence, Retention, Student Services, Time to Degree, Underrepresented Students
Trinity Washington University Curricular Redesign as a “Promising Practice” to Increase Postsecondary Success at Trinity Washington University (MS Word, 57KB) Achievement Gap Closure, Developmental Education, Learning Assessment, Persistence, Retention, Underrepresented Students
Trinity Washington University Learning Communities as a “Promising Practice” to Increase Postsecondary Success at Trinity Washington University (MS Word, 41KB) Improving Achievement, Learning Communities, Persistence, Retention
Trinity Washington University Cohort Advising as a "Promising Practice" to Increase Postsecondary Success at Trinity Washington University (MS Word, 37KB) Advising, Retention, Underrepresented Students
St. Ambrose University New Student Seminar and MAP-Works© (PDF, 278KB) Career Pathways, Data Collection or Use, Mentoring, Persistence, Retention
Single Stop US Providing Single Stop Services (PDF, 432KB) Degree Attainment, Retention, Student Services, Transfer and Articulation
San Francisco State University ACES: Advocates for College Education Success: A Program for Reentry Students (MS Word, 66KB) Retention, Underrepresented Students
Paul Smith's College Beyond Retention: Supporting Student Success, Persistence, and Completion Rates through a Technology-based, Campus-wide, Comprehensive Student Support Program (MS Word, 811KB) Early Alert Program, Early Identification, Improving Achievement, Integrative Technologies, Predictive Modeling, Retention, Student Success, Time to Degree
Northwest Missouri State University Northwest Missouri State University Student Employment Career Pathing Program (MS Word, 94KB) Degree Attainment, Earn and Learn, Retention
Northeastern University Foundation Year: Redesigning the First Year of College for First Generation and Non-Traditional Students (MS Word, 152KB) Degree Attainment, Improving Achievement, Persistence, Retention, Underrepresented Students
Northeast Alabama Community College Enhancing Student Engagement with Technology (MS Word, 33KB) Blended Learning, Degree Attainability, Digital Materials, Improving Achievement, Mentoring, Non-Traditional Student, Online Teaching and Learning, Persistence, Retention, Technology-Enabled Learning, Web-Based Learning
North Carolina Central University NCCU Partnership and Community Engagement (MS Word, 57KB) Accelerated Learning, Degree Attainment, Retention, Underrepresented Students
Midlands Technical College Improving Academic Success for At-Risk Two-Year College Students (MS Word, 116KB) Developmental or Remedial Education, Learning Communities, Retention, Student Services
Metropolitan State College of Denver Academic Vital Signs Program: Turning Health Care Center Medical Visits into Referral Opportunities for At-Risk Students (MS Word, 57KB) Retention
Metro Academies Increasing College Completion Through a Redesign of the First Two Years of College (MS Word, 81KB) Block Scheduling, Degree Attainment, Learning Communities, Persistence, Retention, STEM, Student Services, Time to Degree, Transfer and Articulation, Underrepresented Students
MDRC Enhanced Academic Counseling for Community College Students (PDF, 53KB) Degree Attainment, Improving Achievement, Persistence, Retention, Student Services
MDRC Introducing Student Services in the Classroom (PDF, 98KB) Basic Skills, Data Collection or Use, Developmental or Remedial Education, Mentoring, Part-Time Students, Retention, Student Services
MDRC Performance-Based Scholarships: Paying Students for Academic Performance (PDF, 114KB) Data Collection or Use, Degree Attainment, Improving Achievement, Pay-for-Performance, Persistence, Retention, Student Services, Tuition Reduction
MDRC Success Courses for Students on Academic Probation (PDF, 82KB) Adult Education, Degree Attainment, Improving Achievement, Persistence, Personalized Instruction, Retention
MDRC Learning Communities (PDF, 66KB) Degree Attainment, Developmental or Remedial Education, Improving Achievement, Learning Communities, Persistence, Retention
LaGuardia Community College Green Jobs Training Program (MS Word, 41KB) Accelerated Learning, Adult Education, Affordability, Certificate Attainment, Contextualized Learning, Job Placement, Modular Curriculum, Retention
Kentucky State University Green 2 Gold Work Program (MS Word, 90KB) Cost Saving, Degree Attainment, Retention
Kaplan University Prior Learning Assessment (PDF, 389KB) Adult Education, Competency-Based Learning, Data Collection or Use, Degree Attainment, Non-Traditional Age Students, Prior Learning Assessment, Retention, Tuition Reduction
Kaplan University The Kaplan Commitment (PDF, 300KB) Adult Education, Competency-Based Learning, Degree Attainment, Non-Traditional Age Students, Prior Learning Assessment, Retention, Skill Assessments, Time to Degree
Indiana University Kokomo Student Success Tuition Discount Program (MS Word, 33KB) Cost Saving, Degree Attainment, Retention
Howard Community College Silas Craft Collegians Program (MS Word, 39KB) Degree Attainment, Improving Achievement, Learning Communities, Mentoring, Retention
Howard Community College Step UP (MS Word, 34KB) Mentoring, Retention
Governors State University The Dual Degree Program (MS Word, 66KB) Affordability, Degree Attainment, Dual Degrees, Persistence, Retention, Time to Degree, Transfer and Articulation, Tuition Reduction, Underrepresented Students
Georgia State University Retention and Graduation Program for Underrepresented Students (MS Word, 53KB) Achievement Gap Closure, Data Collection or Use, Degree Attainment, Improving Achievement, Mentoring, Retention, Underrepresented Students
Georgia Gwinnett College Strategies for Success (MS Word, 111KB) Data Collection or Use, Mentoring, Retention
Georgia College Pre-Nursing Residential Learning Community (MS Word, 61KB) Career Pathways, Learning Communities, Retention
Forsyth Technical Community College Mandatory New Student Orientation (MS Word, 61KB) Digital Materials, Mentoring, Orientation, Retention, Student Services
Florida State University Practical Steps to Improving Retention and Graduation Rates (MS Word, 1.4MB) Advising, Data Collection or Use, Retention
Emporia State University Civic Engagement: A First-Year Experience Course Connecting Quantitative Reasoning for Undeclared Students (MS Word, 57KB) Retention, STEM
Eastern Connecticut State University/Quinebaug Valley Community College Eastern Connecticut State University/Quinebaug Valley Community College Dual Enrollment Program (MS Word, 41KB) Degree Attainment, Mentoring, Retention, Underrepresented Students
Eastern Connecticut State University Predictive Analytics to Target Appropriate Resources to At-Risk Students (PDF, 190KB) Advising, Retention
Drake University Strategies to Increase Postsecondary Success (MS Word, 61KB) Degree Attainment, Improving Achievement, Learning Communities, Mentoring, Persistence, Personalized Instruction, Retention
CUNY York First-Year Experience (FYE) Program (MS Word, 53KB) Degree Attainment, Retention
Columbus State University Retention, Progression, and Graduation Plan (MS Word, 483KB) Persistence, Retention
Coconino Community College CCC2NAU a Degree Closer (MS Word, 78KB) Affordability, Cost Saving, Degree Attainment, Dual Degrees, Persistence, Retention, Time to Degree, Transfer and Articulation
City University of New York (CUNY) Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) (MS Word, 78KB) Accelerated Learning, Block Scheduling, Data Collection or Use, Degree Attainment, Developmental or Remedial Education, Improving Achievement, Persistence, Retention
City University of New York (CUNY) At Home in College Program (MS Word, 57KB) College Transition, Developmental or Remedial Education, Persistence, Retention, Underrepresented Students
City College of CUNY Peer-led Team Learning (MS Word, 147KB) Community of Practice, Improving Achievement, Mentoring, Persistence, Retention, STEM, Student Leadership, Student Services
Cape Cod Community College College Reading and Study Skills Embedded in Learning Communities (MS Word, 37KB) Learning Communities, Retention
California State University, Northridge Thriving and Achieving Program (TAP) (MS Word, 41KB) Achievement Gap Closure, Degree Attainment, Retention
California State University, Long Beach Faculty Development for Student Success (MS Word, 53KB) Degree Attainment, Retention
California State University, Long Beach Academic Advising Interventions to Ensure a Timely Graduation (MS Word, 49KB) Advising, Degree Attainment, Retention
California State University, Long Beach Curricula Review to Ensure a Timely Graduation (MS Word, 49KB) Degree Attainment, Retention
California State University, Long Beach First-Year Learning Communities and Mentoring (MS Word, 70KB) Learning Communities, Mentoring, Retention
California State University, Long Beach Use of Data to Support Student Success (MS Word, 49KB) Data Collection or Use, Retention, Underrepresented Students
California State University, Fresno Academic and Student Affairs Partnership: Improving Latino Graduation and Retention Rates (MS Word, 53KB) Advising, Degree Attainment, Retention
California State University, Fresno Graduation Rate Initiative (MS Word, 53KB) Degree Attainment, Retention
Buffalo State College First-Year Student Success and Retention: Making Achievement Possible (MS Word, 311KB) Retention
Brandman University Dual Model of Academic Advising and Faculty Mentoring (PDF, 270KB) Community of Practice, Degree Attainment, Industry-Driven Competencies, Mentoring, Non-Traditional Age Students, Retention
Alverno College "Ways of Learning" Freshman Seminar (MS Word, 33KB) Degree Attainment, Freshman Seminar, Retention
Albion College Academic Success Program (PDF, 504KB) Improving Achievement, Retention