Mandatory Advising Across College Types
Is advising mandatory for undergraduate students? Chart showing percentage break-outs for whether advising is mandatory at small 2-year colleges, mid-large 2-year colleges, small public 4-year colleges, mid-large 4-year public institutions, small 4-yr private institutions, and mid-large 4-yr private institutions, plus the combined totals. Results show 60% saying yes, 26% showing yes for some, and 15% showing no.
Source: From p. 52 of Bryant, G., Callahan, A., Seaman, J., & Hornstein, J. (2016) Driving toward a degree: Establishing a baseline on integrated approaches to planning and advising. Boston, MA & Stamford, CT: Tyton Partners. Survey was conducted among higher education administrators, faculty, and advisors at a range of institution types in November 2015.