The Role of Self-Efficacy and Optimism on Academic Stress Towards Industrial Engineering Students at Universitas Ahmad Dahlan, Yogyakarta Batch 2017-2019

  • Baiq Yani Permata Sakti Universitas Ahmad Dahlan Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Siti Urbayatun Universitas Ahmad Dahlan Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Ciptasari Prabawanti Universitas Ahmad Dahlan Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Keywords: academic stress, self-efficacy, optimism


This study aimed to determine the role of self-efficacy and optimism on academic stress toward Industrial Engineering students at Universitas Ahmad Dahlan, Yogyakarta. This research applied quantitative methods. Stratified cluster sampling was also used as the sampling technique. Besides, the data collection employed the scale of academic stress, self-efficacy, and optimism while the number of participants in this study consisted of 120 Universitas Ahmad Dahlan’s students majoring Industrial Engineering. The analysis in this study adopted multiple linear regression with the assumption test including normality test, multicollinearity linearity test and hypothesis test. The results showed that two of the three hypotheses proposed were significant or accepted, and another one was insignificant or rejected. Based on the results of the study, it can be concluded that the first hypothesis showed significant role of self-efficacy and optimism on academic stress with a value of p = 0,000 (<0.01) and an R square value of 0.200. It showed an effective contribution of 20%. The second hypothesis revealed a high significant role of self-efficacy on academic stress with a value of p = 0.01 (≤ 0.01). Eventually, the third hypothesis did not indicate role of optimism on academic stress.


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