Texas Universities Want to Make it Easier to TransferOctober 18, 2016 |
by Matthew Watkins
The path has been open for decades to students who want a bachelor’s degree: If a student doesn’t have the tuition money or isn’t ready to leave home, community college is a good place to start.
But financial, logistical and psychological barriers often get in the way. More than three-quarters of first-time college students who enroll in community colleges don’t transfer to a four-year school within six years.