Financial Situation of College Students

Onur Mutlu Yaşar, Murat Turgut

Abstract


The aim of the study was to determine the financial well-being of university students in sports education according to their gender, age, grade/class, education department and residence (place to live). Total 654 college studentsn (M, age=21.08 ± 1.25) participated in the study. The study designed as a descriptive study and the Turkish version of Financial Well Being used as the data-gathering tool. In the evaluation of data independent samples t-test and one-way ANOVA statistical methods used as the hypothesis tests. According to the study findings, financial situation of university students in the research is a bad level. However, although there was no statistically significant difference in the gender variable, the financial status perceptions of the female participants were found to be worse than the male participants. Also as a result of the analyses, no statistically significant difference was determined according to the variable of department. According to the results of the study, it was found that financial well-being decreased with age. According to the results of the research, it was found that the financial well-being decreased as the grade level increased. In addition, it was found that the financial situation of the participants living in the student house was worse than the other group participants.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/wje.v10n1p42

 

World Journal of Education
ISSN 1925-0746(Print)  ISSN 1925-0754(Online)

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