The Impact of Psychological Adjustment on Private University Students’ Academic Achievement: Case Study

Moosa Jaafar Fateel


The present study examined the impact of psychological adjustment on private university students’ academic achievement. The sample size consisted of 121 university students (42.1% male, and 57.9% female). The results showed that 34% of the students recorded low levels of psychological adjustment, 51 % of the students recorded average levels of psychological adjustment, 15 % of the students recorded high levels of psychological adjustment. The findings also indicated relationship between psychological adjustment and university academic achievement and that psychological adjustment has a significant positive impact on private university students’ academic achievement. The study concludes with suggesting to apply tests that measure students’ psychological adjustment with the specialization in which they wish to continue their university study in before accepting them in any academic specialization.

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