This analysis of data from North Carolina examined the effectiveness of One-Stop Career Centers located on community college campuses in North Carolina in securing employment for students.
Using matched education–wage state data, this project examined the academic and labor market effects of receiving financial aid, including aid from major federal programs such as Pell grants and Stafford loans.
This project consisted of analyses to clarify differences among institutions considered MSIs based on federal designation, federal MSI fund receipt, and institutional and student characteristics.
This project reviewed the research on the effectiveness of strategies that seek to improve the math preparedness and success of high school students entering college.
Early Labor Market and Debt Outcomes for Bachelor’s Degree Recipients: Heterogeneity by Institution Type and Major, and Trends Over Time
By: Judith Scott-Clayton | July 2016
Using national data on baccalaureate recipients in 1993 and 2008, this paper examines labor market and debt outcomes four years after students graduate, with a focus on exploring heterogeneity by institution type and major, as well as trends over time.
From Freshman Year to Graduation in 4 Years—With a Community College in the Middle | 6/14/2016
New research from CAPSEE on reverse transfer is cited in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about the challenges students can face that may lead them to choose a community college.
Reverse Transfers Yield Positive Outcomes for Struggling Students | 6/7/2016
Education Dive looks at a new CAPSEE study on the effects of reverse transfer from four- to two-year colleges on the success of struggling students.
Report: Students Benefit by Leaving 4-Year Colleges for 2-Year Degrees | 6/6/2016
Red Alert Politics reports on a CAPSEE study on the outcomes for students with lower GPAs who leave four-year colleges for community college.
From 4-Year to 2-Year | 6/6/2016
Inside Higher Ed reports on a CAPSEE paper that finds reverse transfer helps struggling students. Comparing struggling students who transferred with those who did not, Senior Research Assistant Vivian Liu found that reverse transfer students earned the same number of bachelor’s degrees and more degrees overall.
June 1, 2016 | Association for Institutional Research (AIR) Annual Forum
Using national data and public higher education data from one small state and using distance to the closest two-year college as an instrumental variable, this presentation shared findings on the effects of four- to two-year college transfer on “struggling” students.