Program evaluation in education, Curriculum-based assessment
University Studies is designed to facilitate the kind of academic relationships and experiences that support retention. Relationships with peers, including peer mentors, and faculty as well as academic engagement are particularly important for the student population that attends PSU. PSU’s entering freshman class is increasing in racial and ethnic diversity, is half first-generation college students, and has a high level of financial need. This brief summary of retention data and research related to University Studies highlights:
- FRINQ & Freshman Retention
- Transfer Sophomore Retention
- Retention by Demographic Subgroup
The report concludes with current initiatives, challenges and opportunities.
Portland State University. University Studies Program, "Research Brief: University Studies and Retention" (2018). University Studies Assessment Research. 38.