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Crossing the Finish Line:
Completing College at America's Public Universities
William G. Bowen, Matthew M. Chingos & Michael S. McPherson

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments vii
Preface xiii
Chapter 1. Educational Attainment: Overall Trends, Disparities, and the Public Universities We Study 1
Chapter 2. Bachelor's Degree Attainment on a National Level 20
Chapter 3. Finishing College at Public Universities 32
Chapter 4. Fields of Study, Time-to-Degree, and College Grades 57
Chapter 5. High Schools and "Undermatching" 87
Chapter 6. Test Scores and High School Grades as Predictors 112
Chapter 7. Transfer Students and the Path from Two-Year to Four-Year Colleges 134
Chapter 8. Financial Aid and Pricing on a National Level 149
Chapter 9. Financial Aid at Public Universities 166
Chapter 10. Institutional Selectivity and Institutional Effects 192
Chapter 11. Target Populations 207
Chapter 12. Looking Ahead 223
Appendix A. The Modern Evolution of America's Flagship Universities by Eugene M. Tobin
239
Notes 265
List of Figures 337
List of Tables 347
List of Appendix Tables 349
References 357
Index 377

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