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A model of university choice: an exploratory approach

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  • Raposo, Mário
  • Alves, Helena

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In order to attract the best students, institutions of higher education need to understand how students select colleges and universities (Kotler and Fox, 1995). Understanding the choice process of a university is an instrument with high potential for developing universities marketing strategies (Plank and Chiagouris, 1997). Although many studies have tried to investigate which criteria students use to select a college or university, few have tried to analyse this trough a model that allows the interaction of all these criteria. This study presents a model of university choice, analysed through structural equations modelling using the Partial Least Squares approach.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 5523.

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Date of creation: 31 Oct 2007
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Keywords: Marketing; student recruitment and selection; high institution development; strategic planning;

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  1. Tekle Shanka & Vanessa Quintal & Ruth Taylor, 2005. "Factors Influencing International Students' Choice of an Education Destination--A Correspondence Analysis," Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 15(2), pages 31-46, March.
  2. Richard E. Plank & Larry Chiagouris, 1997. "Perceptions of Quality of Higher Education: An Exploratory Study of High School Guidance Counselors," Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 8(1), pages 55-67, June.
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