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Master of Science (MS)
Basil C. Hansen
The prospective student who has been accepted and who fails to arrive on the college campus despite his apparent intentions presents a problem to secondary school principals as well as to college officials. Non-arrivals are common on the admissions records of every college or university. (14) Alden B. Threasher reports admissions attrition percentages ranged from 3 percent to 55 percent with averages of 27 percent to 46 percent in a study of 58 institutions grouped by type.
Barney, Richard J., "Factors Causing Non-Completion of Registration at Utah State Agricultural College During the School Year 1955-56" (1956). All Graduate Theses and Dissertations. 4139.