'Undermatched' students less likely to graduate on time compared to peers

A new University at Buffalo study finds that undermatching -- when high-performing students, often from economically-disadvantaged households, attend less competitive colleges than their qualifications permit -- correlates to another higher education dilemma: delayed graduation. The study shows that students who undermatch are less likely to graduate college within four or six years compared to peers who do not undermatch.

'Undermatched' students less likely to graduate on time compared to peers

"Undermatching" is a term to describe when high-performing students, typically from economically-disadvantaged households, attend less competitive colleges than their qualifications permit.

Thu 17 May 18 from Phys.org

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