Math 1050: Utah’s College Algebra

The UEPC analyzed data from the Utah Data Alliance to identify a group of 3,033 students who enrolled in College Algebra (Math 1050) at public higher education institutions in Utah. The study analyzed factors that predicted success in Math 1050.

  • Findings of this study indicated that students enrolled in Math 1050 for the first time were 3.3 times more likely than their peers to earn credit.
  • Students with a high school GPA of 3.5 or higher were 3.2 times more likely to earn credit
  • Students enrolled through concurrent/dual enrollment were 3.1 times more likely to earn credit.
College Algebra Research Brief