Blog: Artificial Intelligence Keeps College Students in Class – May 07, 2019 – OZY
Universities Give Artificial Intelligence the Old College Try
AI and predictive analytics tools are helping American higher education institutions fight what previously seemed like intractable problems, OZY reports. Concerns about registration, housing and financial aid — which can be significant hurdles for struggling students — could be addressed with just a few clicks. And predictive tools could identify students who need additional support, potentially helping to reverse declining graduation rates.
How pressing is the problem? Nearly half of U.S. college students don’t complete their degree in six years, while graduation rates for minorities, low-income learners and first-generation students are even lower.