International Journal of Technology Enhancements and Emerging Engineering Research (ISSN 2347-4289)

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International Journal of Technology Enhancements and Emerging Engineering Research  
International Journal of Technology Enhancements and Emerging Engineering Research

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ISSN 2347-4289

Reasons Affecting Attrition In University Of Santo Tomas Faculty Of Pharmacy From Academic Year 2010-2013

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Roque, Anna Patricia D., Sioson, Jacquelyn Yvette G., Sy, Chelsea Mae Y., Tarrazona, Yssa Nicole S., Tolentino, Gerone Ann V., Trinidad, Ma. Sofia Blanca D., Calaca, Ninia I.



Keywords : attrition, drop outs, academic year, migration



ABSTRACT: The number of graduating students had been observed to be much lesser as compared to the number of freshmen enrolling every academic year in the Department of Pharmacy of the University of Santo Tomas. This study aimed to identify and compare the number of attrition every academic year from 2009-2013 and to identify their reasons of dropping out. The data was obtained through the approval of the University Registrar and Dean's office to have access on the information needed. Consultation and some data were also acquired from the Guidance Office. Data gathered comprises the total number of drop outs per academic year and the reasons that elicited them to make the aforementioned decision. After the analysis of the quantified data, it was concluded that the primary reason for the withdrawal of the students in the said program is migration. Moreover, the accumulated data showed that the academic year 2010-2011 showed the highest number of attrition.



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