Zinatu Muhammed Sanusi & Usman Galadima Muhammad
This study examined the relationship between marital crisis and school adjustment among married students in College of Education, Gawu Babangida Study Centre. The study was guided by three objectives, research questions and null hypotheses. The study employed correlational design. The population of the study comprised of 408 200-level, 300-level and 400-level students of College of Education, Gawu, Babangida Study Centre. From the 408 students, 222 married students were purposively selected as the sample for the study. The instrument for data collection was a self-designed and structured questionnaire titled “marital crisis and school adjustment scale”. The null hypotheses were tested using Pearson Product Moment Correlation (PPMC). The findings of the study revealed that there is significant relationship between marital crisis and social school adjustment with r=.333 and p=.000; and that there is significant relationship between marital crisis and academic school adjustment with r=.036 and p=.000. The study also revealed that there is no significant relationship between marital crisis and emotional school adjustment with r=.043 and p=.243. Based on these findings, the researchers recommended that the married couples should be honest, tolerant, fair and just in their marital life.