Survey Finds Up to 56% of Currently Enrolled College
Students Likely to Transfer to Another Institution
National Transfer ...
Estimates vary considerably regarding
how many college students transfer
• “Estimates vary considerably
regarding how many...
Network survey conducted in March
2014 using Google Consumer Surveys
• Written by the National
Transfer Network, the surve...
37% of respondents were at 2-year
and 63% were at 4-year institutions
32%
5%
42%
21%
At what type of institution are you c...
60% attend classes on campus, 17%
attend online, and 23% attend in both
60%
17%
23%
Where do you attend classes?
On campus...
44% not at all likely to transfer to
another institution, but 56% are
14%
13%
18%
11%
44%
How likely are you to transfer t...
Primary reason for considering
transfer is to continue education
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50%
Other
An institution with a better...
Transfer of most credits toward degree
most import when selecting institution
0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% 30%
Other
Institution ...
Interests of college students vary, but
all share desire to achieve a degree
• “The National Transfer
Network’s study prov...
For more details, download National
Transfer Network Research Report
• The National Transfer Network
is a non-profit organ...
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National Transfer Network Survey Results - April 2014

According to a new survey by the National Transfer Network, up to 56 percent of students who are currently enrolled in college are likely to transfer to another institution. The survey of 1,027 college students also found that “transfer of most credits toward degree” is the most important factor when selecting another institution.
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Transcripts - National Transfer Network Survey Results - April 2014

  • 1. Survey Finds Up to 56% of Currently Enrolled College Students Likely to Transfer to Another Institution National Transfer Network survey of 1,027 college students also finds that ‘transfer of most credits towards degree’ is the most important factor when selecting another institution
  • 2. Estimates vary considerably regarding how many college students transfer • “Estimates vary considerably regarding how many college students transfer. So, we decided to conduct our own survey. We discovered that 27% of the students who are currently enrolled in college say they are completely or very likely to transfer, another 29% are somewhat or slightly likely to transfer, and only 44% are not at all likely to transfer to another institution.” – Sean O’Brien, the Director of Strategic Partnerships at Ashworth College
  • 3. Network survey conducted in March 2014 using Google Consumer Surveys • Written by the National Transfer Network, the survey was conducted in March 2014 using Google Consumer Surveys. – Users complete survey questions in order to access high-quality content around the web. • The survey used a screening question: “Are you currently enrolled as a college student?” – Out of 7,407 respondents, only the 1,027 respondents who said “yes” to the screening question were then asked the subsequent questions.
  • 4. 37% of respondents were at 2-year and 63% were at 4-year institutions 32% 5% 42% 21% At what type of institution are you currently enrolled as a college student? At a 2-year public institution At a 2-year private institution At a 4-year public institution At a 4-year private institution
  • 5. 60% attend classes on campus, 17% attend online, and 23% attend in both 60% 17% 23% Where do you attend classes? On campus Online Both
  • 6. 44% not at all likely to transfer to another institution, but 56% are 14% 13% 18% 11% 44% How likely are you to transfer to another institution? Completely likely Very likely Somewhat likely Slightly likely Not at all likely
  • 7. Primary reason for considering transfer is to continue education 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% Other An institution with a better reputation A better fit More/better program choices Reduced costs/expenses To continue my education 4% 9% 11% 15% 18% 43% What is your primary reason for considering transfer to another institution?
  • 8. Transfer of most credits toward degree most import when selecting institution 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% 30% Other Institution with a better reputation Availability of financial aid More/better program choices Reduced costs/expenses Transfer of most credits toward degree 3% 12% 15% 20% 23% 27% Which of the following will be the most important factor when selecting another institution?
  • 9. Interests of college students vary, but all share desire to achieve a degree • “The National Transfer Network’s study provides the supporting evidence those of us who have worked with students have long known through experience, and that is that students have many and varied educational interests, limited time, and scarce resources; yet they share a burning desire to achieve a degree.” – Dr. Michael Hillyard , former university president and education consultant
  • 10. For more details, download National Transfer Network Research Report • The National Transfer Network is a non-profit organization founded in 2014 by progressive institutions acting proactively to solve the US college transfer problem for its member institutions and students. • A detailed look at the results for college students currently enrolled at 2-year public, 2- year private, 4-year public, and 4-year private institutions can be downloaded for free at the National Transfer Network Research Report.