Revista de la educación superior
versión impresa ISSN 0185-2760
GUZMAN GOMEZ, Carlota y SERRANO SANCHEZ, Olga Victoria. Las puertas del ingreso a la educación superior: el caso del concurso de selección a la licenciatura de la UNAM. Rev. educ. sup [online]. 2011, vol.40, n.157, pp. 31-53. ISSN 0185-2760.
Personal, academic, socioeconomic and cultural factors are analyzed regarding their impact in terms of access to the higher education system. Taking the case of the competitive selection process to the undergraduate level at UNAM for the 2006-2007 school cycle. The analysis is based on the application of models of logistical regression. The results show that the applicants with more probabilities of entering are older male students, coming from medium and high income backgrounds, with higher than average marks, that have studied in private schools and that have access to cultural and educational resources.
Palabras llave : Educational inequality; Access to higher education; Opportunities for university youth.