Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice




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June 4, 2015



Welcome to the Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice. This is the only scholarly quarterly refereed journal devoted exclusively to college student retention issues. The Journal features articles pertaining to current and new theoretical constructs and current research on student retention in higher education. The Journal also provides practitioners a forum to highlight and disseminate to the educational community current practices, programs and services which help students persist through academic and personal goal attainment.

Editorial Board

The Journal has a distinguished Editorial Board from a wide range of educational institutions. They include: Peter Armacost, Alexander Astin, Robert Atwell, John Bean, John Braxton, James Collins, Don G. Creamer, K. Patricia Cross, Charles Eberly, Joseph N. Hankin, Cynthia Johnson, D. Bruce Johnstone, David Kalsbeek, Francis Mertz, Amaury Nora, Ernest T. Pascarella, Arthur Sandeen, John Schuh, Vincent Tinto, M. Lee Upcraft, and Linda Serra Hagedorn, Book Review Editor.

Becoming a Reviewer

Becoming a reviewer can provide you with an exciting professional experience. A reviewer will receive and review cutting edge articles on retention and attrition. For information VISIT


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The Center for the Study of College Student Retention

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Alan Seidman, Ed.D.

Sage Publishing Co. Inc.