Researchers study why some STEM majors drop out

03/4/2013 | Daily Camera (Boulder, Colo.)

The University of Colorado is using a $4.3 million grant to study why students are abandoning majors in science, technology, engineering and math. Between 40% and 60% of students leave STEM majors, according to an earlier study on the topic, so researchers will interview students and review which classes seem to weed them out in an effort to understand the nation's shortage of STEM graduates.

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