This research uses a linear probability model to analyze the enrollment decisions of applicants to Sycamore U and identify factors that affect the likelihood of 1 enrolling. The results of this regression indicate that Sycamore U faces challenges in enrolling minority students, as do many similar institutions, but that aspiring teachers and students with a family connection to Sycamore U are more likely to enroll. Students also appear to react strongly to merit-based financial aid and, to a lesser extent, need-based financial aid offerings from Sycamore U.
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"Factors Influencing College Choice: A Study of Enrollment Decisions at a Regional Comprehensive University,"
Major Themes in Economics, 18, 1-18.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/mtie/vol18/iss1/3