Psychometric Properties of Persian Version of Academic Success Inventory for College Students

Document Type : Original Article



Background: The students’ average achievement test scores cannot predict the students’ academic success appropriately. Objectives: This study aimed to determine the psychometric properties of Persian version of the Academic Success Inventory for College Students (ASICS). Methods: The study was conducted in four steps of translation, face and content validity, exploratory factor analysis, and reliability assessment. Results: The final version of the Persian version has 38 items. Ten factors with an eigenvalue more than one were extracted. Internal consistency of the scale was 0.75. Item‑total correlation ranged from 0.33 to 0.7 for all items and the mean item‑total correlation was between 2.20 and 2.90. Conclusion: The Persian version of ASICS showed appropriate psychometric properties. It can be used to assess the academic success of Iranian college students.