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ERIC Number: ED123980
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
The American Freshman: National Norms for Fall 1975.
Astin, Alexander W.; And Others
This tenth annual report of national normative data on students entering college as first-time, full-time freshmen is part of an ongoing longitudinal study of the American higher education system. Its purpose is to determine the effects of college on students. Data for 1975 is based on responses from 186,406 freshmen entering 366 institutions; this institutional figure includes 339 prior and 27 new participants. Data were collected by administering the 1975 Student Information Form. It was designed to elicit a wide range of biographic and demographic data, as well as data on the student's high school background, career plans, educational aspirations, financial arrangements, high school activities, and current attitudes. (Author/KE)
Descriptors: Aspiration, College Students, Demography, Financial Support, Higher Education, Norms, Questionnaires, Statistical Analysis, Statistical Data, Student Attitudes, Student Characteristics, Student Interests, Tables (Data)
Cooperative Institutional Research Program, Graduate School of Education, University of California, Los Angeles, 405 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90024 ($5.00)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: American Council on Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Graduate School of Education
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