Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Beyond Access: Explaining Socioeconomic Differences in College Transfer

The authors find that college students from less educated families are more likely to transfer from four-year schools to community colleges partly because of lower levels of academic performance during freshman year.

Additional Info

  • Volume or issue no.: La Follette School Working Paper No. 2008-017
  • Author(s): Sara Goldrick-Rab and Fabian T. Pfeffer