Migrant students and College Assistance Migrant Programs: A promising pathway to higher education success

David Gonzalez Nieto, Robert Garcia

Abstract


Migrant students continue to face challenging obstacles to complete their post-secondary education and their needs and successes are still widely unknown. The present article compares the results, in terms of retention and graduation, of migrant students in a CAMP program to other students in similar institutions. Using a series of independent samples T-tests, the outcomes of students are compared and potential characteristics of successful students are also identified. The results reveal a promising positive outcome in favor of CAMP programs. These results may have implications for institutions serving minoritized students labeled "at risk" in general.

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Migrant education; multicultural education; Education policy

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