Jul 172014

California Community College Student Outcomes Abroad Research Project – Study Abroad:

Regression-adjusted outcomes (as well as non-adjusted) between study abroad and non-study abroad students showed study abroad students had higher outcomes on:

• One-year retention
• Two-year retention
• Transfer English completion
• Transfer math completion
• Mean transferable units completed
• Transferable GPA
• Degree and certificate completion
• Transfer rates

“While study abroad courses are intended to enrich and broaden students from an international perspective, previous studies suggest there may be a positive effect on student outcomes (Indiana University, 2009; Sutton & Rubin, 2010”

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