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After careful and considered review of the content of this paper by a duly constituted expert committee, this paper has been found to be in violation of IEEE's Publication Principles.
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Data mining is a new information process technology; it has gained some impressive results in higher education, such as students' elective courses, course scheduling, analysis of students' achievement, test paper quality evaluation, evaluating overall quality of students and their graduation. However, it doesn't start its research and application in students' selecting teachers under complete credit hour. Hereon, this paper utilizes the famous data mining software SPSS Clementine to mine the factors that affect students' selecting teachers, apply cluster analysis to classify students into different categories and give corresponding advises to different categories of students in order to direct students' course selection. On the other hand, this paper can provide strong information support, decision support and work direction for administrators thus improve the pertinence, science and high efficiency and finally promote the comprehensive development of educational system's deepen reformation and construction.