Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

ENADE Performance of Business Students: An Analysis between Public and Private Institutions
Alyne Cecilia Serpa Ganz, Bianca A. G. Gonçalves de Araújo, MarjulieMeriniAlberton, Adriana Kroenke, Doctor

Evaluating students’ academic performance in undergraduate programs is essential since it allows verifying whether Higher Education Institutions - HEIs are training qualified professionals for the labor market. Students’ academic performance is measured by the Ministry of Education and Culture (MEC) through the National Student Performance Exam (ENADE). This article aims at comparing if the performance of business students of Higher Education Institutions is different according to their category - public or private. In order to do so, a descriptive quantitative study and research on secondary data were conducted. 4.089 appropriate data for the study were collected regarding public and private Higher Education Institutions whose students took part in ENADE in 2006, 2009 and 2012. By means of Multiple Correspondence Analyses (MCA), it has been verified that, in general, the academic performance of students in public Higher Education Institutions presents better results than those in private Higher Education Institutions.

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