Wednesday, October 19, 2016

The term 'nontraditional student' is extinct - Jarrett Carter, Education Dive

Recent data from the National Center for Education Statistics outlines the growth of nontraditional learners on college campuses nationwide, eCampus News reports. According to the data, about 74% of all undergraduates enrolled during the 2011-12 academic year possessed at least one characteristic of a nontraditional student, denoted by part-time enrollment, working full-time, identifying as a single caregiver, not having a traditional high school diploma, or financial independence. Nontraditional students are statistically the most likely to enroll in at least one online course.

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