Efficacy of Student Participation in Dual Enrollment on College Success

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Abstract

The study investigated the impact of dual enrollment participation on the academic preparation of first year full-time college students at a large comprehensive community college and a large research university. The research design was causal-comparative and utilized descriptive and inferential statistics. Multivariate analysis of variances were used to address the specific research question of whether dual enrollment participation and course completion impacts the cumulative college grade point average and first completed year persistence rates of first year full-time college students. The results of the study revealed that dual enrollment participation does have a statistically significant role in higher cumulative college GPA for first year full-time college students at both institutions studied. Students that attended the Community College did not have statistically significant better persistence rates, but students at the Research University who had prior dual enrollment cred
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)24-27
JournalCommunity College Journal of Research and Practice/Taylor and Francis
StatePublished - Jan 2014

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