72 percent of students subscribed to the nudging texts persisted after their first semester of receiving them, compared to 56 percent of students who did not subscribe.

Study: 'Nudging' Helps STEM Students at 2-Year Colleges

Published sep. 10, 2019

JFF's behavioral "nudging" campaign at four community colleges improved student persistence rates, according to the report "Nudging to STEM Success" released Tuesday. The purpose of the implementation report was to help community college leaders, foundations, and public education policymakers understand the impact that nudges have on student success, especially for students from populations that typically have low rates of college completion.