IJSRP, Volume 13, Issue 5, May 2023 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Prof. Ma. Aimee A. Bechaida
Any students goal when they start college is to see themselves complete the first step in their dream, which is graduation. However, reaching ones goal is not a straightforward mission. Almost all students are eager to continue their studies in order to obtain their degrees due to variety of motivating reasons that they have, but some struggled to follow through with their determination because of different factors that affects them. Thus, an increasing attrition rate and decreasing retention rate is a very alarming matter that needs to be discussed that is why this study dealt with the different factors that affect student retention as well as attrition. It will discuss the extent of every factor that affects students’ decision either to continue or just to stop their studies.