<Data report>Relationship Between Scores of Entrance Examinations and College Performance Study at Hiroshima Prefectural College of Health and Welfare
results of entrance examination
national examination for health professionals
The purpose of this study is to perform statistical analyses to determine if there is any possible relationship between students' academic performance during college studies and entrance selection methods. The analyses were done on items including the methods of entrance examination, results of the entrance examination, academic performance after admission, the number of dropouts and success/failure in the national examination. The subjects were 1115 students who had entered Hiroshima Prefectural College of Health and Welfare from 1995 through 1999.752 students have entered with regular entrance examinations, 349 students have entered after special examinations for those who had been recommended by their high school principals, and 14 students have entered with special examinations for adults. The results are summarized as follows : (1) No significant difference was found between students who entered by regular entrance examination and those who entered by recommendation on average academic record during college studies. (2) In the students who entered with regular entrance examinations, the high school record is positively correlated to the academic record during college studies. (3) In the students who entered with recommendation entrance examinations, results of essay tests and high school record is positively but weakly correlated to the academic record during college studies. (4) As to the national examination for health professional, those who passed the examination showed higher scores of the academic performance during college studies than those who failed in it.
広島県立保健福祉大学誌人間と科学 = Journal of Hiroshima Prefectural College of Health Sciences, humanity and science
Departmental Bulletin Paper