"The nation’s universities have seen enrollment fall for the last six years, meaning retention is more important than ever. One common first step colleges are taking is to introduce big-data solutions that analyze data to identify struggling students, which offers valuable insights into risk factors for dropping out. "—Source: EdScoop
WHY THIS MATTERS:
With the percentages dropping, concerns around student retention are mounting. But there's good news: big data can help. Read how schools are using data to target interventions when students need support to stay on track to completion.