Terwase Richard Agwa


This study investigated the attitude of students towards Entrepreneurship Education in Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University, Makurdi. The study adopted a quantitative approach with a survey research design. The population of the study includes 20,234 undergraduate students in Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University, Makurdi. A sample size of 400 was determined using Taro Yamane’s formula and a simple random sampling technique was used to arrive at study respondents. Data were collected with the aid of a self-administered questionnaire designed on a five-point Likert Scale. Mean, standard deviation, correlation and multiple regression were used for data presentation and analysis. Findings from the study indicated that cognitive, affective and behavioural components of attitudes are positively and significantly correlated with Entrepreneurship Education. Results of the study also showed that cognitive, affective and behavioural attitudes of students have positive and significant effect on entrepreneurship education in Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University, Makurdi. Bon the study’s findings, it concluded that students of the university have developed positive attitude towards Entrepreneurship Education. It recommended amongst others that both the curriculum and entrepreneurship teaching methods should be revised such that students are effectively prepared to establish a career in entrepreneurship upon graduation.


Attitude, University Students, Entrepreneurship, Education, Entrepreneurship Education.

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