Access to Four-Year Public Colleges and Degree Completion

@article{Goodman2015AccessTF,
  title={Access to Four-Year Public Colleges and Degree Completion},
  author={J. Goodman and Michael H. Hurwitz and Jonathan Smith},
  journal={Political Economy: Government Expenditures & Related Policies eJournal},
  year={2015}
}
  • J. Goodman, Michael H. Hurwitz, Jonathan Smith
  • Published 2015
  • Political Economy: Government Expenditures & Related Policies eJournal
  • Does access to four-year colleges affect degree completion for students who would otherwise attend two-year colleges? Admission to Georgia’s four-year public sector requires minimum SAT scores. Regression discontinuity estimates show that access to this sector increases four-year college enrollment and college quality, largely by diverting students from two-year colleges. Access substantially increases bachelor’s degree completion rates for these relatively low-skilled students. SAT retaking… CONTINUE READING
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