Impact of Transient Credit on Undergraduate Students and Their Institutions

Elizabeth Beasley, Liana Aguiar


In this paper, we report on archival and survey research at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, examining the correlates and consequences of transient summer credit (summer credit earned at other institutions and transferred back to a student’s home university) for students and institutions. We also provide data-based recommendations for effective transient credit policy and the successful marketing and delivery of summer session programs that serve the academic needs of degree-seeking students.

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