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Purpose of the study: This study purposes to recognize the determining factor of entrepreneurial intentions on public University students in Surabaya. We want to know about the differentiation of entrepreneurship intention students from business and engineering students. This research intends to prove that there are differences in entrepreneurship interests between these two groups of students and can prove that there are differences between these two groups of students.

Methodology: Quantitative research is a type of research. The method of this research uses multiple regression (one dependent and four independent variables) with sample size are 92 students (56 business and 36 engineering students) in Surabaya. The researcher uses SPPS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences) IBM Version 20.0 software to analyze the data.

Main Findings: The result of this research indicates the differentiation of business and engineering students. For a business student, three variables (need for achievement, locus of control and instrument of readiness) have a significant and positive effect on entrepreneurship intention. But for engineering student, all variables (need for achievement, locus of control, self-efficacy and instrument of readiness) have not a significant effect on entrepreneurship intention.

Applications of this study: The university can also adjust its curriculum based on the results of this study so that it can effectively increase the intention and attitude to apply the entrepreneurship skills of university students. The application of this research is to build ways to increase entrepreneurial interest in students. this improvement can be done in different ways between business and engineering students.

Novelty/Originality of this study: Studies on the application of entrepreneurship intention has been done a lot, especially in identifying the factors that determine entrepreneurship intention r. However, research that focuses on entrepreneurship intention, from business and engineering. While this object is very significant because university students are expected to become prospective entrepreneurs who are able to support the economic growth of a country.


Need for Achievement Locus of Control Self-efficacy Instrumental Readiness Entrepreneurial Intention Business, and Engineering

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