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ERIC Number: ED012098
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jun
Pages: 59
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UNDERGRADUATE TRANSFER STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI 1963-1966.
MCCARY, A.D.; PHAY, JOHN E.
THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF TRANSFER STUDENTS ADMITTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI IS EVALUATED. PART I CONSIDERS 306 TRANSFER STUDENTS ADMITTED TO THE UNIVERSITY IN SEPTEMBER 1963 AND COVERS A SIX-SEMESTER STUDY PERIOD OF THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF THE GROUP WHEN SEPARATED BY TRANSFER CUMULATIVE GRADE POINT. PART II CONSIDERS THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF THE SAME GROUP WHEN SEPARATED BY TRANSFER CUMULATIVE GRADE POINT AND MISSISSIPPI RESIDENTS, OUT-OF-STATE RESIDENTS, AND TRANSFERS FROM MISSISSIPPI JUNIOR COLLEGES. PART III CONSIDERS 1,610 TRANSFER STUDENTS ADMITTED TO THE UNIVERSITY BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 1963 AND FEBRUARY 1966. THIS SECTION PROVIDES DATA ON THE COMPOSITION OF TRANSFER STUDENTS ENTERING PARTICULAR SCHOOLS OR COLLEGES WITHIN THE UNIVERSITY WHEN SEPARATED ACCORDING TO TRANSFER CUMULATIVE GRADE-POINT AVERAGE. THE FINDINGS OF PART I INCLUDE--(1) 42 PERCENT HAD WITHDRAWN FROM THE UNIVERSITY DURING THE STUDY PERIOD, AND (2) 45 PERCENT HAD GRADUATED FROM THE UNIVERSITY DURING THE STUDY PERIOD, BUT ONLY 5 PERCENT HAD A CUMULATIVE GPA OF 2.00 OR BETTER. THE FINDINGS OF PART II REVEALED--(1) OF THE 227 STUDENTS IDENTIFIED AS MISSISSIPPI RESIDENTS, 41 PERCENT HAD WITHDRAWN AND 47 PERCENT HAD GRADUATED FROM THE UNIVERSITY DURING THE STUDY PERIOD, (2) OF THE 79 STUDENTS OF OUT-OF-STATE RESIDENCE, 47 PERCENT HAD WITHDRAWN AND 39 PERCENT HAD GRADUATED DURING THE STUDY PERIOD, AND (3) OF THE 112 MISSISSIPPI JUNIOR COLLEGE TRANSFERS, 42 PERCENT HAD WITHDRAWN AND 46 PERCENT HAD GRADUATED DURING THE STUDY PERIOD. PART III REVEALED INFORMATION PERMITTING THE SEPARATE SCHOOLS WITHIN THE UNIVERSITY TO IDENTIFY THE CALIBER OF STUDENTS THEY SECURE FROM IN-STATE, OUT-OF-STATE, AND MISSISSIPPI JUNIOR COLLEGES. OVERALL, TRANSFERRED GPA WAS FOUND TO BE RELATED TO ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE ON WORK COMPLETED AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI. (GB)
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Authoring Institution: Mississippi Univ., University. Bureau of Institutional Research.
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