FirstYearGPAR Documentation

FirstYearGPA

Description

Predicting first-year college GPA

Format

A dataset with 219 observations on the following 10 variables.

GPA First-year college GPA on a 0.0-4.0 scale
HSGPA High school GPA on a 0.0-4.0 scale
SATV Verbal/critical reading SAT score
SATM Math SAT score
Male 1= male, 0= female
HU Number of credit hours earned in humanities courses in high school
SS Number of credit hours earned in social science courses in high school
FirstGen 1= student is the first in her or his family to attend college, 0=otherwise
White 1= white students, 0= others
CollegeBound 1=attended a high school where >=50% students intended to go on to college, 0=otherwise

Details

The data in FirstYearGPA contains information from a sample of 219 first year students at a midwestern college that might be used to build a model to predict their first year GPA.

Source

A sample from a larger set of data collected in 1996 by a professor at this college.