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The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of tutorial class on female students’ academic achievement in Wachemo University. The study employed the experimental research design. Data were collected from 10% (60) of the female students as a sample from the total of 598 female students by using simple random sampling techniques and 11 teachers out of 114 teachers were selected by using purposive sampling techniques. The results revealed that tutorial support has both academic and psychological effects on female students. Academically, tutorial class is effective in improving a student’s academic performance. Psychologically, tutorial support is effective in improving their self-confidence, self-concept, decision-making ability, memory and feeling of happiness. Finally, the study suggested that tutorials are indispensable factors in the achievements of educational goals and objectives. Therefore, students, teachers and other concerned bodies should give special attention to the implementation of effective tutorial class support for female students.
Keywords: Academic achievement, effects, tutorial class, female students.
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