Unfortunately, sexism plays a tremendous role in these situations. NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education One can only imagine that part of this reason may arguably be because of the stigma that is placed around being sexually abused which is single handedly enforced by colleges. Alcohol is the most common item today to initiate a date rape. Alcohol surpasses date rape drugs such as GHB and roofies. When women become intoxicated their thought process becomes inhibited.
A student might have to drop out and get a job to provide for younger siblings or a parent. This would be an understandable reason to not continue college, but is very specific to certain people or families. Another personal case of why an individual would drop out is college is it is just not the right fit for their life. College does teach valuable life skills and provides an advanced education for those who need it, yet some professions do not require a degree.
Sexual assault and rape have always been a part of society since the beginning of human kind. It would only make sense for it to be a part of the college campuses unfortunately. As a typical female college student is between the ages of , statistics taken from prove that women around these ages have the highest percentage of rape Sinozich and Langton