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ACT Retention/Attrition Service

Helping institutions analyze enrollment by comparing previous year's freshmen who returned with those students who did not.

Analyzing Enrollment Patterns

Information to Help Understand Past and Future Students

The ACT Retention/Attrition Service Report compares student academic and demographic information for the previous year's first-time ACT-tested freshmen who returned for their second year with those students who did not return.

Report contents include the following tables:

  • Introduction—Overview of High School GPA, College GPA, and ACT Composite
  • Tables 1A & 1B—Academic Characteristics: Number, ACT Composite Averages, and Percentages
  • Tables 2A & 2B—Demographic Characteristics: Number, ACT Composite Averages, and Percentages
  • Table 3—High School Academic Course Preparation
  • Table 4—High Schools with Highest Rate of Returning Second-Year Students*
  • Table 5—High Schools with Lowest Rate of Returning Second-Year Students*

*Electronic report will include data for the top 25 and bottom 25 feeder high schools, and a separate data file (CSV) will include ALL HIGH SCHOOLS.

 

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Get information about your first-year students who returned for their second year compared with those who did not.

For your institution:

  • Number at college X
  • Number returning second year
  • Number who left campus

Students returning for second year:

  • Number of first-choice institutions
  • Number of sure of major
  • Number of completed core courses
  • Number of top quarter class
  • Number of income below $36,000
  • Number of ACT Composite < 17
  • Number of ACT Composite > 25

Students not returning second year:

  • Number of first-choice institutions
  • Number of sure of majorNumber of completed core courses
  • Number of top quarter class
  • Number of income below $36,000
  • Number of ACT Composite <17
  • Number of ACT Composite > 25



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