A STUDY ON THE LEVEL OF UNIVERSITY STUDENTS’S SELF-ESTEEM LEVEL: SELÇUK UNIVERSITY SAMPLE

O. Tasgin

Karamanoglu Mehmet Bey University (TURKEY)
This research was carried out with the aim of determining the differences due to some variables of university students’ self-esteem level. Research is a general hatching model. Total field under survey of the research consisted of totally 1066 students, 594 girls and 472 boys, who are at 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th classes at Selçuk University’s different departments. In the study, as a data collector, ‘Self-esteem Scale’ which was developed by Arcak (1999) and ‘Student Identification Information Inquiry’ were used. With the aim of revealing the differentiation of self-esteem score average due to the sex differentiation re-test was used for the independent group. With the aim of revealing the state of differentiation due to class, location where they spent most of their life, and departments of self-esteem score variance, one way variance analyze (F-test) was used, as a higher analyze, technique tukey test was carried out. According to the results of the research, it was stated that while there is a meaningful differentiation between students’ sex and self-sufficient subdimension of self-esteem, there is no meaningful differentiation between sex and other subdimensions. There is a differentiation between students who live in city and in country due to location where they spent most of their life. While encountering meaningful differentiation between department and personality value subdimension, depressive sensitivity subdimension and achievement and productivity subdimension, it is stated that there is a meaningful differentiation between department and self-confidence and self-sufficient.