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The Impact Of Living On Campus On Student Persistence, Hayden Hoopes Dec 2019

The Impact Of Living On Campus On Student Persistence, Hayden Hoopes

Fall Student Research Symposium 2019

Making the choice of where to live while in college is frequently acknowledged as one of the most important decisions an undergraduate student makes. Housing decisions influence students' access to campus resources and social integration, elements thought to be key indicators of their progression towards graduation. Interestingly, however, the association between living on-campus and persistence has not been considered thoroughly in the literature. While many studies leverage survey data and retention rates to make direct comparisons between on-campus and off-campus groups, most are unable to account for self-selection bias, i.e. that students who live on-campus may be qualitatively different ...