Stressed Out and Stopping Out: The Mental Health Crisis in Higher Education
Sample Size: 12,015
Demographics: undergraduate students US adults
Topics: Student Support Mental Health
- 41% of students enrolled in a postsecondary education program have considered “stopping out” in the past six months.
- 55%of students who have considered stopping out cite emotional stress as a reason why.
- Approximately 55% of students who have considered stopping out for personal mental health reasons rate their school’s mental health resources positively.