The 2014 National Survey of Student Engagement, which polls 355,000 freshmen and seniors at four-year colleges, finds little relationship between an institution's selectivity or the size of its enrollment and students' level of engagement and interactions with faculty members.
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September 29, 2014
A new report finds a "startling discovery" that 88 percent of high school graduates go to a two- or four-year college by age 26.
September 02, 2014
In a push to attract students, often colleges emphasize campus life perks over quality of academics, cautions author of new book, Aspiring Adults Adrift.
June 11, 2014
A collection of six Commentaries examines efforts to increase student access and success to college and career.
December 10, 2013
A new study shows choice of major is a greater factor in reducing the pay gap for young women than attending an elite college.
November 14, 2013
Only 40 percent of college students turn to their adviser first for academic advice and most study just 15 hours a week, a new student engagement survey finds.
August 23, 2013
President Obama's proposal to rein in college costs by creating a new rating system, promoting innovation, and expanding student loan repayment options sparks reaction among stakeholders in higher education.
June 04, 2013
Despite showing promise for college success, one in five students do not enroll or make it to their second year of college, a new ACT report finds.
May 08, 2013
Federal college-preparation programs for disadvantaged students are criticized for their lack of evidence on impact in a new policy brief.