Eight ways we improved access and support for transfer students
Nationally, nearly 40 percent of college students transfer at least once before they complete their degrees. For many years, these students were taken for granted. They didn’t receive the same personal or financial support as students transitioning directly from high school. Many colleges simply “served the demand” and processed the transfer applications—but they didn’t actively recruit transfer students, nor did they prioritize any campus programming or financial support to ensure that these students succeeded.