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Bowles, Charity – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Purpose: This purpose of this correlational study using Joo's (2008) financial wellness framework was to determine the impact of an online financial literacy workshop on student subjective knowledge, dependent on indicators of stress, behavior, and objective knowledge, when controlling for demographic differences at a large public university.…
Descriptors: Correlation, Workshops, Statistical Analysis, Undergraduate Students
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Britt, Sonya L.; Ammerman, David Allen; Barrett, Sarah F.; Jones, Scott – Journal of Student Financial Aid, 2017
This study examined a sample of 2,475 undergraduate students to determine the influence of financial stress, debt loads, and financial counseling on retention rates. Results indicate, among other findings, that financial stress contributes to an increased likelihood of discontinuing college. Self-reported student loan debt contributes to an…
Descriptors: Student Loan Programs, Student Financial Aid, Financial Problems, Stress Variables
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Archuleta, Kristy L.; Dale, Anita; Spann, Scott M. – Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, 2013
The impact of financial concerns on overall mental health has become a popular topic among researchers and practitioners. In this exploratory study, possible associations of financial anxiety were explored using a sample of 180 college students who sought services at a university peer financial counseling center in a Midwestern state. Of…
Descriptors: College Students, Debt (Financial), Anxiety, Counseling Services
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Lodh, Suman; Nandy, Monomita – Industry and Higher Education, 2017
In this article, the authors find that, during financial crises, the wage gap between female and male accounting professionals declines and gender inequality in higher education is affected. In addition, less support and lower wages for disabled accounting professionals demotivate disabled students in accounting higher education. Because of budget…
Descriptors: Accounting, Higher Education, Gender Bias, Financial Problems
Potter, Mark – Metropolitan Universities, 2017
Although federal financial aid has increased in recent years, the costs of college tuition and living expenses have increased even more, leaving larger numbers of students with unmet need. Restructuring of financial aid, however, is insufficient to address the problem of diverging attainment gaps between low-income students and their more…
Descriptors: Urban Universities, Low Income Students, College Students, Student Personnel Services
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Lepkowski, Wil – Chemical and Engineering News, 1981
Examines the financial problems universities are encountering because of declining federal funds. Describes industry's role in the funding of university research. (DS)
Descriptors: Chemical Industry, Chemistry, College Science, Financial Support
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Hao, Yu; Liu, Shuang; Jiesisibieke, Zhu Liduzi; Xu, Yi-Jie – SAGE Open, 2019
In recent years, online consumer credit in China has boomed. Many Chinese undergraduates are interested in utilizing online consumer credit to meet their increasing consumption needs. However, the explosion in online loans to students has created many problems. Based on a survey of 286 undergraduate students from four universities in Beijing, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Credit (Finance), Educational Attainment
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Anderson, Drew M. – Education Finance and Policy, 2019
This study examines how private colleges and universities choose to spend versus reinvest resources in endowment funds that have suffered investment losses. The analysis takes advantage of a market downturn and public policy shift, which together revealed how colleges define prudent spending. Investment losses during the financial crisis of 2008…
Descriptors: Private Colleges, Endowment Funds, Expenditures, Investment
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Kamunyu, Ruth Njeri; Ndungo, Catherine; Wango, Geoffrey – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
Transition to university life can be stressful for all students. In mitigation, most universities in Kenya offer social support to students in form of counselling, financial assistance, health and academic support. Despite this it has been documented that only a minority of university students who experience psychological distress seek…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, College Students, School Counseling
Dimunah, Valentina Obioma – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Universities in Nigeria have historically faced underfunding, and at an operational level, compete for attracting the best pool of students, achieving the highest grades. Adequately funded universities not only ensure a higher standard of University curriculum, but also have the potential to result in competitive advantages over other…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Financial Support, Educational Finance
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Zorochkina, Tetiana – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2019
The article deals with the financial support of higher education development in Ukraine and the UK. It presents the expenditure of the consolidated budget on education between 2007 and 2017 in Ukraine and the expenditure on education services per student in the UK. It highlights the funding of research in higher education in Ukraine. It describes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Financial Support, Educational Finance, Higher Education
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Banks, Jasmine – Communication Education, 2020
When one thinks of the problems that face higher education,"philanthropy" probably is not a concern that rises to the top of anyone's list. Indeed, as state funding has retreated in the past decade, universities and colleges across the nation have increasingly pursued donations from corporation and the wealthy in an attempt to shore up…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Private Financial Support, Corporate Support, Advantaged
Demir, Özgür Osman; Aliyev, Ramin – Online Submission, 2019
The purpose of this research is to deeply examine the resilience in war victim immigrants based on risk and protective factors. The sample of the research, which is structured as a phenomenological study, a type of qualitative research, constitute of 5 women, 5 men and 10 university students. A semi-structured Immigrant University Students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Foreign Students, Immigrants
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Cavusoglu, Muhittin; White, Williemae; James, Waynne B.; Cobanoglu, Cihan – Commission for International Adult Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to identify differences that impact international graduate student performance in the first semester compared to the subsequent semesters. This study was a qualitative study focused on the factors associated with international graduate student academic performance between the first semester and their subsequent…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Graduate Students, Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis
Elliott, William – Midwestern Higher Education Compact, 2018
After decades of making minor tweaks to the U.S. financial aid system, there is a need to develop truly novel approaches to paying for college. Until now, the goal of financial aid has been narrowly framed as providing young adults with enough money to pay for college while minimizing the short-term burden to taxpayers. Because of this narrow…
Descriptors: Children, Banking, Money Management, Paying for College
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