How well do online students do with retention....success.....
It is generally acknowledged that the retention and success rates are lower for students taking online classes. This is certainly true at the state level in California. But an analysis of SBVC's success and retention rates comparing online classes versus non-distance education classes yields some interesting conclusions.
The links below will lead you to documentation where the statistics regarding student student success can be analyzed.
Fall semester, 2012 through Spring semester, 2013
Fall semester, 2010 through Spring semester, 2012