According to a nationwide survey by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, more than 4% of fourth-year university students want to go on to graduate school, and nearly 6% of those who do not want to do so cite the financial situation of their families and concerns about repaying scholarships. Do you get it.The results of the survey were reported at the first meeting of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology's expert panel, which examines measures to support the learning of university and graduate students.

 The survey was conducted in July and August for fourth-year university students enrolled in 15 national, public and private universities, including Hokkaido University, the University of Tokyo, Kyoto University, Tokyo Metropolitan University, and Keio University, and valid responses were received from 4 people. Aggregated.

 According to the survey, 62.3% of all students wish to go on to graduate school.Only 25.8% of students majored in humanities and social sciences, but 84.5% of students majored in science, engineering, and agriculture.There was no difference in the desire to go on to higher education with or without scholarships.

 54.6% of students who do not wish to go on to graduate school answered that they have considered going on to graduate school in the past.As reasons for not wanting to go on to higher education, many said, "I don't want to deepen my studies and research at graduate school" and "I want to go out into the world as soon as possible and deepen my work experience." He is concerned about the repayment of money.

 When asked if they would like to go on to higher education if they were exempted from paying tuition fees while enrolled in graduate school and had a system that would allow them to convert according to their income after completion, 27.2% said, "There is a possibility of going on to higher education." answering.

 The Advisory Council was established in response to the first proposal of the Education Future Creation Council and the government's Basic Policy 1, which proposed a new system for supporting higher education.In the future, we will exchange opinions on strengthening support for the middle-income class.

reference:[Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology] Materials handed out to the Investigative Committee on New Systems for Student Support at the Graduate School (1st)

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