Teachers College, Columbia University

New Evidence: Five Critical, Understudied Barriers to Transfer Success

Date and Time: February 16, 2017 3:00–4:00 PM
Location: Atlanta, GA
Venue: Loews Atlanta Hotel | Salon H

Most entering community college students intend to transfer and earn a bachelor’s degree, yet few actually do. This session organized key findings from recent transfer research into five major obstacles to transfer success gleaned from national and state-level patterns of students’ transfer enrollments, credit accumulation, and efficient completion. Participants joined in considering areas of future research and considering the implications for transfer policy and practice.

Associated Papers


Senior Research Associate
Community College Research Center

Associated Project(s)