Could “learning communities” hold the key to part-time student retention?


Bunker Hill Community College has seen promising results by giving part-time students an opportunity to build connections with their peers

Only 37 percent of students who attend college part time earn a degree within six years, the nonprofit Center for American Progress (CAP) says. While student retention is a big issue for all colleges and universities, it’s especially challenging for community colleges, where three out of four students are enrolled part time. But an innovative approach taken by Bunker Hill Community College in Boston could encourage
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