ISBN-10:
0470947209
ISBN-13:
9780470947203
Pub. Date:
11/28/2012
Publisher:
Wiley
College Students in the United States: Characteristics, Experiences, and Outcomes / Edition 1

College Students in the United States: Characteristics, Experiences, and Outcomes / Edition 1

by Kristen A. Renn, Robert D. Reason

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ISBN-13: 9780470947203
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/28/2012
Series: CourseSmart Series
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 581,795
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Kristen A. Renn is an associate professor of higher,adult, & lifelong education at Michigan State University.She is a coauthor of Student Development in College: Theory,Research, and Practice, Second Edition (Jossey-Bass, 2010).

Robert D. Reason is an associate professor ofstudent affairs and higher education at Iowa State University. Hehas written many journal articles and contributed chaptersincluding such important texts as in Student Services: AHandbook for the Profession, 5th Edition (Jossey-Bass,2010).

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Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables vii

Preface ix

About the Authors xix

Part 1 Inputs 1

1 Characteristics of College Students in the United States 3

2 The College Choice Process 28

3 Student Enrollment Patterns 45

Part 2 Environments 61

4 Transition to College 63

5 College Environments 82

6 Approaches to College Student Development 114

7 College Student Development Theories: Cognitive, Moral, and Psychosocial Identities 134

Part 3 Outcomes 171

8 Retention and Persistence 173

9 Student Outcomes 197

10 Serving College Students in the United States, Today and Tomorrow 229

References 237

Name Index 277

Subject Index 283

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