Deciding factors: : why international students choose the institutions they attend

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dc.contributor.advisor Mulvihill, Thalia M., 1963- en_US
dc.contributor.author Yonker, Valerie A. en_US
dc.coverage.spatial n-us-in n-us-oh en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:39:20Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:39:20Z
dc.date.created 2001 en_US
dc.date.issued 2001
dc.identifier LD2489.Z72 2001 .Y66 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/187060
dc.description.abstract This study examines the influences and factors that drive an international student to attend a specific higher education institution. Undergraduate, international students at Ball State University and Muskingum College were interviewed.The international students at those institutions had a variety of factors that played a role in their decision to attend either Ball State University or Muskingum College. These factors included location, academic programs, exchange programs, cost/finances, size of institution, family role, support available, and accessibility.A focused look at the students' background and the size of the institution was addressed. There was a lack of related literature on these points, yet the influence of these factors was quite important.
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Educational Studies
dc.format.extent iii, 55 leaves ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Students, Foreign -- Indiana -- Muncie -- Attitudes. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Students, Foreign -- Ohio -- New Concord -- Attitudes. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh College choice -- Public opinion. en_US
dc.subject.other Ball State University -- Students -- Attitudes. en_US
dc.subject.other Muskingum College -- Students -- Attitudes. en_US
dc.title Deciding factors: : why international students choose the institutions they attend en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.A.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1221313 en_US


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