Determinantes de las tasas universitarias de graduación, retención y deserción en Puerto Rico: Un estudio de Caso
En este estudio se modelan las probabilidades de graduación, deserción y retención en la Universidad de Puerto Rico en Bayamón. Con este propósito, el expediente académico de cada uno de los 17,814 estudiantes admitidosdurante los años académicos de 1995-96 a 2005-06 se rastrea hasta elúltimo semestre del período y se determina su estatus académico: graduado,trasladado, activo, suspendido, dado de baja total o desertor. Basados en laproporción de estudiantes que pertenecen a las primeras tres categorías, se evidencia un limitado desempeño institucional, pues sólo un 44 por ciento tuvouna ejecución académica exitosa. Las probabilidades de graduación, retencióny deserción de los estudiantes varían a través del tiempo y están significativamente influidas por su género, sus programas académicos, así como por las escuelas y las universidades de donde proceden.**This paper estimates the probabilities of graduation, retention, and attrition for the University of Puerto Rico at Bayamón. For this purpose, the academic record of each one of the 17,814 students admitted during the academic years 1995-96 up to 2005-06 (spring) is scrutinized. The academic status of students is classified as graduated, transferred, active, total withdrawal, or disappeared. The evidence points to a record of limited academic success: For the period analyzed, only 44 percent of students got their degree. The students' probabilities of graduation, retention, and attrition vary over time and are significantly influenced by gender, academic programs, and the high schoolsand universities from which they came from.
Volume (Year): (2009)
Issue (Month): (May)
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