ERIC Number: ED167036
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Prediction of Grade Point Average (GPA) and Normative Data for University Freshmen. Indiana Studies in Higher Education No. 38.
Brigman, S. Leellen
The 4,987 freshmen who entered the Bloomington campus of Indiana University in the fall of 1977 were used to establish two schemes for predicting first-semester grade point averages. Three sets of prediction equations and a graphic scheme for determining probable grade point averages were provided. Entering freshmen norms were included for SAT scores, high school rank, and first-semester college grade point averages. When compared to the national norms on the SAT provided by the College Entrance Examination Board for the 1977 college-bound candidates, the average entering freshman at Indiana University scored slightly higher on both the SATV and SATM, and, on the whole, the Indiana University students were more homogeneous than the national group. Statistical tables are included in the report. (Author/LBH)
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, College Freshmen, Comparative Analysis, Grade Point Average, Group Norms, Higher Education, Institutional Research, National Norms, Norm Referenced Tests, Predictive Measurement, Predictor Variables, Research Projects, State Universities, Statistical Analysis, Statistical Data
Bureau of Evaluative Studies and Testing, Division of Research and Development, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington. Bureau of Evaluative Studies and Testing.