A Relationship Analysis between Admission Type and Dropout of Engineering University Students

공학전공대학생의 입학전형과 중도탈락의 상관관계 분석

  • Park, Seung-Chul (School of Computer Science and Engineering, Korea University of Technology and Education)
  • 박승철 (한국기술교육대학교 컴퓨터공학부)
  • Received : 2012.06.18
  • Accepted : 2012.08.07
  • Published : 2012.09.30

Abstract

As the dropout rate of university students is gradually increasing, the studies on exploring the status, characteristics, reasons, and countermeasures of dropout of university students are currently grabbing high attention. This paper analyzes the relationship between the admission types and dropout of university students, mainly focused on engineering students. The analysis shows that the dropout rate of engineering students admitted through the scheduled-time admission procedures is quite higher than that of students admitted through non-scheduled-time admission procedures, the dropout rate of engineering students admitted from the vocational high schools is higher than that of students from the academic high schools, and the dropout rate of engineering students admitted from the liberal art high school tracks is higher than that of students from the natural science high school tracks. From the results, we could find out that student-support programs need to be carefully provided for the engineering university students according to their admission types and underlying backgrounds.

Keywords

Dropout;Engineering Education;Admission Type;Student-support Program

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 한국기술교육대학교

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