This research was carried out to compare the dispositional hope levels of the students studying at Erzurum Technical University Faculty of Sport Sciences in terms of some variables. While the research population consists of students studying at Erzurum Technical University Faculty of Sport Sciences, the sample group consists of 174 students, 113 male and 61 female. The "Personal Information Form,” which was created by the researchers to determine the demographic characteristics of the participants in the study, was developed by Snyder et al. (1995) to determine the levels of dispositional hope; The " Dispositional Hope Scale" which was adapted into Turkish by Tarhan & Bacanlı (2015), consisting of 12 8-point Likert-Type items and 2 sub-dimensions (Alternative Ways Thinking and Actuating Thinking) was used. In the research, a descriptive test was used to determine the demographic characteristics of the participants; a T-Test for independent variables to compare dispositional hope levels according to gender, do you do sports, and type of sport; The One Way Anova Test was applied to compare the participants' dispositional hope levels according to age, class and place of residence. When comparing the levels of dispositional hope of the participants according to gender, age, do you do sports, type of sport, and place of residence, no significant differences were found between the groups (p>0.05), significant differences were found between the level of dispositional hope according to class and variable, It was observed that 1st-grade students had a significantly higher average than the 2nd and 4th-grade students. (p<0,05). According to the analyzes made, female students have higher dispositional hope levels than male students; It was found that students between the ages of 18-20 had higher levels of dispositional hope than students between the ages of 21-23, and it has been determined that the students studying in the 1st and 1st grades have higher levels of dispositional hope than the 2nd and 4th-grade students.
Sports Science Faculty, Dispositional Hope, Sport.