Students who have unconditional offers more likely to quit

Study finds dropout rate higher among students given easier entry to university

Students who go to university after receiving an unconditional offer before their A-level results are more likely to drop out in their first year, research shows.

Analysis by the Office for Students (OfS), the universities regulator, found that the dropout rate was 10% higher for students who accepted unconditional offers than would be expected had they received conditional offers.

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