An application of Markov Chain Analysis of student flow at Kuwait University is presented based on a random sample of 1,100 students from the academic years 1996-1997 to 2004-2005. Results were obtained for each college and in total which allows for a comparative study. The students’ mean lifetimes in different levels of study in the colleges as well as the percentage of dropping out of the system are estimated.
Alawadhi, Shafiqah and Konsowa, Mokhtar
"Markov Chain Analysis and Student Academic Progress: An Empirical Comparative Study,"
Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods:
2, Article 26.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/jmasm/vol9/iss2/26