Early Factors Leading to College Graduation for Asians and Non-asians in the United States

  title={Early Factors Leading to College Graduation for Asians and Non-asians in the United States},
  author={Thomas P. Vartanian and Bryn Mawr College News Bryn Mawr and Bryn Mawr College and D J Karen and Page W Buck and Wendy Cadge},
This article explores factors that lead Asian Americans, both as a group and as subgroups, to obtain a college degree in comparison to members of other racial/ethnic groups in the United States. Using data from the 2000 wave of the National Education Longitudinal Study, we find that the effects of race on educational attainment virtually disappear once individual and family factors are controlled. However, there is significant heterogeneity in college attainment among Asian Americans. In… CONTINUE READING

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