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ERIC Number: EJ1022574
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Sep
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 31
ISSN: ISSN-0146-3934
Student Drop-Out Trends at Sultan Qaboos University and Kuwait University: 2000-2011
Al Ghanboosi, Salim Saleem; Alqahtani, Abdulmuhsen Ayedh
College Student Journal, v47 n3 p499-506 Sep 2013
The current study aims to explore the drop-out trends at Sultan Qaboos. University and Kuwait University. Archival data of the period 2000-2011 were used to achieve this goal. Main findings showed that (a) male drop-out rates are higher than female drop-out rates; (b) drop- out rates at scientific colleges are higher; (c) drop-out rates of students with higher school GPAs are higher; (d) drop-out rates at KU are higher in freshman and sophomore years, while at SQU they are higher in junior and senior years. These findings are discussed in the appropriate context. Relevant recommendations are included.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Postsecondary Education; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Kuwait; Oman