ERIC Number: ED088633
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Mar-12
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Indian Students in Minnesota's Private Colleges - Who They Are, Where They Come From, Where They're Going, What They Think of Their Experience in College.
Minnesota Private Coll. Research Foundation, St. Paul.
The study is a survey of 128 American Indian students who are attending 12 of Minnesota's private colleges this year (1974). Questionnaires completed by 55% of the Indian students during January and February of 1974 told who they are, where they are in their higher education programs, what their major fields of study are, what problems loom large for them, and what recommendations they have for improving the Indian education programs the colleges are sponsoring. Survey data are presented in tabulated form. The students represent 15 different tribes from 12 different states. Chippewas are the most numerous, comprising 60% of the total. The majority of the respondents are 21 years of age, although the range was from 17 to 50. Women comprise 52% of the sample. Marital status data indicate that the majority of them are single. The most common degree objective is bachelor of arts. The majormost selected is Indian studies, followed by nursing and social work. The source of financial support comes from tribal/BIA grants. (FF)
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Authoring Institution: Minnesota Private Coll. Research Foundation, St. Paul.
Identifiers - Location: Minnesota