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Factors Influencing Academic Achievement of Undergraduate Computing Students

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2016
Yahya M. AlMurtadha, Khaled M. Alhawiti, Abdelrahman Osman Elfaki, Osman A. Abdalla

Yahya M AlMurtadha, Khaled M Alhawiti, Abdelrahman Osman Elfaki and Osman A Abdalla. Factors Influencing Academic Achievement of Undergraduate Computing Students. International Journal of Computer Applications 146(3):23-28, July 2016. BibTeX

	author = {Yahya M. AlMurtadha and Khaled M. Alhawiti and Abdelrahman Osman Elfaki and Osman A. Abdalla},
	title = {Factors Influencing Academic Achievement of Undergraduate Computing Students},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {July 2016},
	volume = {146},
	number = {3},
	month = {Jul},
	year = {2016},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {23-28},
	numpages = {6},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2016910658},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


Undergraduate computing students may face some problems, complications and worries in attaining respectable academic performance due to some disturbing factors. Detecting these factors is crucial to ring the bell and raise the alertness of the students and guide them to modify their behavior for better achievement. This study examines the factors affecting the academic achievement of computing students of faculty of computers and information technology (FCIT), University of Tabuk. 320 computing students from both male and female campuses responded to a self-administered questionnaire. The results report 21 affecting factors ordered by their importance.


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Degree academic performance, computing student, academic achievement.