Freshmen

You are studying the attrition of entering college freshmen (those students who enter college as freshmen but do no stay to graduate). You find the following relationships between attrition, aid, and distance of home from college (see chart below). What is your interpretation? Consider all variables and relationships.

 

Aid                          Home Near                       Home Far

Receiving Aid                    Receiving Aid

 

Yes           No           Yes        No                      Yes          No

(%)           (%)           (%)       (%)                      (%)         (%)

 

Drop out                                         25            20              5          15                      30           40

 

Stay                                                 75            80              95         85                     70            60