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Characteristics of College Students: Survey of Florida's Public Universities, 1969-1971

Characteristics of College Students: Survey of Florida's Public Universities

Florida Documents REG 2 .C41/ (1969-1971)

The results of the undergraduate questionnaire are provided for the aggregate of all State University System institutions and are NOT provided in this report for individual universities. Two similar reports were issued for Florida's community colleges and for Florida's private colleges and universities.

Categories for results

  • Race (white, black, other)
  • Gender
  • Age (18 & under, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23-25, 26-30, over 30)
  • Selected because inexpensive
  • Entered directly from high school
  • Transferred from a 4-year school
  • Transferred from a 2-year school
  • Military before entering
  • Worked before entering

Sample of questions

  • Which of the following reasons was the most important in shaping your decision to enter this university?
  • If you are planning to go to a professional school after receiving your bachelor's degree, what kind of school will it be according to your present thinking?
  • In which of the following services are you primarily interested in receiving help while enrolled here?
  • What is the best estimate of your family income?
  • Approximately what proportion of the costs of obtaining a college education must come from the family income?
  • What is the extent of your father's and mother's educations?
  • In your efforts to gain admission to a college or university, to how many institutions did you submit applications for admission?
  • If you applied to more than one institution, this institution that you are now entering represents your [1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th or more] choice
  • Transfer students -- institution previously attended
  • Major field distribution