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What Influences a Student to Attend a Regionally Isolated University?


  • Monroe, A. Dean, Jr.
  • Howry, Sierra S.


Prospective college students use a small set of socioeconomic factors in deciding on an institution to attend. These factors are further narrowed when their regional context is sparsely populated and substitution choice is low. This study found that proximity and scholarships influence student choice of university in geographically isolated areas.

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  • Monroe, A. Dean, Jr. & Howry, Sierra S., 2013. "What Influences a Student to Attend a Regionally Isolated University?," 2013 Annual Meeting, February 2-5, 2013, Orlando, Florida 143098, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:saea13:143098

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    Service Areas; College Influence Factors; GIS; Cluster Analysis; Geographically Isolated University; Marketing;

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