Exploring the College Enrollment of Parents: A Descriptive Analysis

    Volume 40, No. 1, 2010 p. 6 

    by Laura W. Perna, Rachél Fester, and Erin Walsh

    Despite the substantial size of the population, relatively little research has focused on the status and experiences of undergraduate parents. Using descriptive analyses of data from the NPSAS:04, this study provides a starting point for campus administrators, public policymakers, and educational researchers who seek to identify ways to better understand the characteristics of this population.