IONA

Educational Outcomes

Undergraduate students who participate in research have the following characteristics:

  • Perform better in school:
    • Higher overall GPAs
    • Higher GPAs than their peers in advanced science courses in their major
  • Stay in science major:
    • 100% retention among all research participants
  • Advance to graduate degrees:
    • 90% of students who do research continue in advanced degree in STEM field (PhD, MD, etc.)