ERIC Number: ED214459
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Baruch College Annual Freshman Survey, Fall 1980.
Information on 1980 college freshmen at Baruch College, New York, is presented, and comparisons are made with data from the 1977 and 1979 freshmen classes. Additionally, characteristics of registrants and nonregistrants in 1980 are compared. The following areas were assessed with regard to student expectations and aspirations: reasons for deciding to go to college, areas of expected personal satisfaction, reasons for choosing to attend Baruch College, influence of Baruch's location on college choice, colleges other than City University of New York (CUNY) applied to and acceptances received, students' choice of college within CUNY, planned field of study, students' expected career fields, students' anticipated concerns about being able to remain in school, highest degree aspired to, area of anticipated need for remediation, financial aid, expected participation in extracurricular activities, enrollment status, expected work hours at Baruch, expected location of employment, and students' political views. The following high school characteristics were addressed: type of high school and secondary program, scholastic aptitude test, time of high school graduation, high school grades, and students' ratings of their high school preparation. In addition, the following background characteristics were assessed: place of residence, commuting time from residence, number of siblings, number of siblings attending college, marital status, number of children, parents' marital status, parental income, parents' education, parents' occupations, age, sex, race distribution, language spoken at home, and religion. The Annual Freshman Survey is appended. (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, College Attendance, College Choice, College Freshmen, Educational Background, Enrollment Influences, Family Characteristics, Higher Education, Majors (Students), Questionnaires, School Location, Student Characteristics, Student Employment, Trend Analysis
Baruch College, The City University of New York, 17 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10010.
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: City Univ. of New York, NY. Baruch Coll. Office of Institutional Research.