National Survey of Student Engagement: Centre College 2000




First-year Students Seniors
Centre College Baccalaureate I National Centre College Baccalaureate I National






Count Col % Count Col% Count Col% Count Col % Count Col% Count Col%
Asked questions in class or contributed to class discussions Never 0 .0% 81 1.8% 1081 3.5% 2 1.4% 21 .6% 581 1.8%
Occasionally 28 21.4% 1335 29.7% 12592 41.0% 27 19.4% 726 19.1% 9316 28.8%
Often 50 38.2% 1611 35.8% 10031 32.7% 42 30.2% 1144 30.1% 10201 31.6%
Very Often 53 40.5% 1472 32.7% 7008 22.8% 68 48.9% 1913 50.3% 12194 37.8%
Total 131 100.0% 4499 100.0% 30712 100.0% 139 100.0% 3804 100.0% 32292 100.0%
Used e-mail to communicate with an instructor or other students Never 1 .8% 130 2.9% 3049 9.9% 0 .0% 96 2.5% 3022 9.4%
Occasionally 33 25.2% 1240 27.5% 10198 33.2% 26 18.7% 851 22.4% 9967 30.9%
Often 32 24.4% 1477 32.8% 9023 29.4% 43 30.9% 1085 28.5% 8761 27.1%
Very Often 65 49.6% 1654 36.7% 8447 27.5% 70 50.4% 1775 46.6% 10535 32.6%
Total 131 100.0% 4501 100.0% 30717 100.0% 139 100.0% 3807 100.0% 32285 100.0%
Made a class presentation Never 11 8.4% 581 13.0% 5788 18.9% 0 .0% 73 1.9% 1446 4.5%
Occasionally 79 60.3% 2728 60.9% 16610 54.3% 30 21.9% 1339 35.3% 12189 37.9%
Often 35 26.7% 921 20.5% 6294 20.6% 63 46.0% 1478 38.9% 11391 35.4%
Very Often 6 4.6% 253 5.6% 1874 6.1% 44 32.1% 905 23.8% 7157 22.2%
Total 131 100.0% 4483 100.0% 30566 100.0% 137 100.0% 3795 100.0% 32183 100.0%
Rewrote a paper or assignment several times Never 22 16.9% 783 17.4% 5929 19.4% 23 16.7% 994 26.2% 9589 29.8%
Occasionally 47 36.2% 1817 40.4% 11747 38.4% 63 45.7% 1753 46.1% 14049 43.7%
Often 40 30.8% 1209 26.9% 8055 26.3% 30 21.7% 650 17.1% 5371 16.7%
Very Often 21 16.2% 685 15.2% 4881 15.9% 22 15.9% 403 10.6% 3137 9.8%
Total 130 100.0% 4494 100.0% 30612 100.0% 138 100.0% 3800 100.0% 32146 100.0%
Came to class unprepared Never 37 28.5% 1314 29.2% 11550 37.7% 19 13.7% 812 21.4% 9265 28.8%
Occasionally 83 63.8% 2793 62.2% 16585 54.2% 96 69.1% 2590 68.2% 19654 61.1%
Often 9 6.9% 315 7.0% 1974 6.4% 19 13.7% 305 8.0% 2558 7.9%
Very Often 1 .8% 71 1.6% 502 1.6% 5 3.6% 88 2.3% 703 2.2%
Total 130 100.0% 4493 100.0% 30611 100.0% 139 100.0% 3795 100.0% 32180 100.0%
Worked with other students on projects during class Never 17 13.0% 477 10.6% 3078 10.0% 21 15.2% 418 11.0% 2934 9.1%
Occasionally 62 47.3% 2224 49.5% 14631 47.7% 72 52.2% 1892 49.8% 14763 45.8%
Often 44 33.6% 1407 31.3% 10010 32.6% 41 29.7% 1058 27.8% 10215 31.7%
Very Often 8 6.1% 383 8.5% 2960 9.6% 4 2.9% 431 11.3% 4319 13.4%
Total 131 100.0% 4491 100.0% 30679 100.0% 138 100.0% 3799 100.0% 32231 100.0%
Worked with classmates outside of class to prepare class assignments Never 5 3.8% 221 4.9% 4069 13.3% 3 2.2% 144 3.8% 2180 6.8%
Occasionally 46 35.4% 1895 42.1% 14031 45.7% 30 21.7% 1393 36.7% 11985 37.2%
Often 61 46.9% 1717 38.2% 9297 30.3% 84 60.9% 1475 38.8% 11156 34.6%
Very Often 18 13.8% 665 14.8% 3295 10.7% 21 15.2% 785 20.7% 6928 21.5%
Total 130 100.0% 4498 100.0% 30692 100.0% 138 100.0% 3797 100.0% 32249 100.0%
Tutored or taught other students Never 46 35.1% 1823 40.6% 14584 47.6% 31 22.5% 1082 28.6% 12523 39.0%
Occasionally 69 52.7% 1984 44.2% 12145 39.6% 69 50.0% 1697 44.8% 13374 41.6%
Often 10 7.6% 526 11.7% 2914 9.5% 26 18.8% 611 16.1% 4001 12.4%
Very Often 6 4.6% 155 3.5% 993 3.2% 12 8.7% 397 10.5% 2249 7.0%
Total 131 100.0% 4488 100.0% 30636 100.0% 138 100.0% 3787 100.0% 32147 100.0%
Participated in a community-based project as part of a regular course Never 82 62.6% 3210 71.6% 22626 73.8% 65 46.8% 2151 56.6% 18965 58.8%
Occasionally 33 25.2% 948 21.1% 5972 19.5% 61 43.9% 1198 31.5% 9316 28.9%
Often 11 8.4% 246 5.5% 1506 4.9% 12 8.6% 302 7.9% 2652 8.2%
Very Often 5 3.8% 82 1.8% 547 1.8% 1 .7% 148 3.9% 1297 4.0%
Total 131 100.0% 4486 100.0% 30651 100.0% 139 100.0% 3799 100.0% 32230 100.0%
Used an electronic medium (e-mail, list-serve, chat group, etc.) to discuss or complete an assignment Never 26 20.0% 1191 26.5% 9644 31.4% 35 25.2% 913 24.0% 8804 27.3%
Occasionally 58 44.6% 1666 37.0% 10805 35.2% 51 36.7% 1626 42.8% 12124 37.6%
Often 30 23.1% 968 21.5% 6302 20.5% 34 24.5% 763 20.1% 6640 20.6%
Very Often 16 12.3% 674 15.0% 3958 12.9% 19 13.7% 501 13.2% 4697 14.6%
Total 130 100.0% 4499 100.0% 30709 100.0% 139 100.0% 3803 100.0% 32265 100.0%
Discussed grades or assignments with an instructor Never 4 3.1% 192 4.3% 2286 7.4% 1 .7% 96 2.5% 1458 4.5%
Occasionally 49 37.4% 2070 46.0% 15201 49.5% 40 28.8% 1497 39.4% 14313 44.4%
Often 48 36.6% 1610 35.8% 9744 31.7% 51 36.7% 1439 37.8% 11189 34.7%
Very Often 30 22.9% 625 13.9% 3482 11.3% 47 33.8% 772 20.3% 5309 16.5%
Total 131 100.0% 4497 100.0% 30713 100.0% 139 100.0% 3804 100.0% 32269 100.0%
Talked about career plans with a faculty member or advisor Never 19 14.5% 763 17.0% 7040 22.9% 2 1.4% 278 7.3% 4812 14.9%
Occasionally 61 46.6% 2355 52.3% 15848 51.6% 46 33.3% 1443 37.9% 14819 45.9%
Often 36 27.5% 1039 23.1% 5887 19.2% 47 34.1% 1260 33.1% 8332 25.8%
Very Often 15 11.5% 342 7.6% 1943 6.3% 43 31.2% 827 21.7% 4348 13.5%
Total 131 100.0% 4499 100.0% 30718 100.0% 138 100.0% 3808 100.0% 32311 100.0%
Discussed ideas from your reading or classes with faculty members outside of class Never 25 19.1% 1466 32.6% 13983 45.6% 10 7.2% 617 16.2% 9347 29.0%
Occasionally 69 52.7% 2225 49.5% 12647 41.2% 67 48.2% 2003 52.6% 16019 49.6%
Often 26 19.8% 607 13.5% 3164 10.3% 37 26.6% 825 21.7% 5078 15.7%
Very Often 11 8.4% 199 4.4% 902 2.9% 25 18.0% 361 9.5% 1839 5.7%
Total 131 100.0% 4497 100.0% 30696 100.0% 139 100.0% 3806 100.0% 32283 100.0%
Received prompt feedback from faculty on your academic performance Never 6 4.6% 288 6.4% 3416 11.2% 2 1.4% 89 2.3% 1840 5.7%
Occasionally 32 24.4% 1551 34.5% 12328 40.2% 16 11.6% 955 25.1% 10655 33.1%
Often 66 50.4% 1956 43.5% 11561 37.7% 69 50.0% 1927 50.7% 14794 45.9%
Very Often 27 20.6% 700 15.6% 3325 10.9% 51 37.0% 832 21.9% 4911 15.3%
Total 131 100.0% 4495 100.0% 30630 100.0% 138 100.0% 3803 100.0% 32200 100.0%
Worked harder than you thought you could to meet an instructor's standards or expectations Never 8 6.1% 402 9.0% 2998 9.8% 5 3.6% 257 6.8% 2394 7.4%
Occasionally 33 25.2% 1598 35.6% 11723 38.3% 43 30.9% 1340 35.3% 12106 37.6%
Often 51 38.9% 1718 38.3% 11296 36.9% 60 43.2% 1499 39.4% 12261 38.1%
Very Often 39 29.8% 771 17.2% 4621 15.1% 31 22.3% 705 18.5% 5453 16.9%
Total 131 100.0% 4489 100.0% 30638 100.0% 139 100.0% 3801 100.0% 32214 100.0%
Worked with a faculty member on a research project Never 101 77.1% 3412 76.0% 23858 77.8% 66 47.5% 1799 47.3% 19935 61.8%
Occasionally 24 18.3% 858 19.1% 5307 17.3% 41 29.5% 1015 26.7% 7746 24.0%
Often 5 3.8% 172 3.8% 1166 3.8% 21 15.1% 566 14.9% 2869 8.9%
Very Often 1 .8% 49 1.1% 317 1.0% 11 7.9% 420 11.1% 1685 5.2%
Total 131 100.0% 4491 100.0% 30648 100.0% 139 100.0% 3800 100.0% 32235 100.0%
Worked with faculty members on activities other than coursework (committees, orientation, student-life activities, etc.) Never 69 52.7% 2654 59.1% 21577 70.3% 39 28.1% 1414 37.2% 18058 56.0%
Occasionally 42 32.1% 1349 30.0% 6631 21.6% 54 38.8% 1401 36.9% 9013 27.9%
Often 15 11.5% 344 7.7% 1728 5.6% 32 23.0% 639 16.8% 3411 10.6%
Very Often 5 3.8% 146 3.2% 756 2.5% 14 10.1% 345 9.1% 1793 5.6%
Total 131 100.0% 4493 100.0% 30692 100.0% 139 100.0% 3799 100.0% 32275 100.0%
Discussed ideas from your reading or classes with others outside of class (students, family members, co-workers, etc.) Never 3 2.3% 146 3.2% 1873 6.1% 1 .7% 69 1.8% 1192 3.7%
Occasionally 42 32.1% 1411 31.4% 10895 35.5% 29 20.9% 1005 26.4% 10077 31.2%
Often 47 35.9% 1787 39.7% 11264 36.7% 54 38.8% 1561 41.0% 12551 38.9%
Very Often 39 29.8% 1152 25.6% 6663 21.7% 55 39.6% 1170 30.7% 8456 26.2%
Total 131 100.0% 4496 100.0% 30695 100.0% 139 100.0% 3805 100.0% 32276 100.0%
Had serious conversations w/students w/relig. beliefs, polit. opinions, or pers. values very different from yours Never 8 6.1% 362 8.1% 4948 16.1% 2 1.4% 219 5.8% 4684 14.5%
Occasionally 39 29.8% 1526 34.0% 11297 36.8% 31 22.3% 1332 35.0% 13098 40.6%
Often 33 25.2% 1405 31.3% 8305 27.1% 47 33.8% 1200 31.5% 8633 26.8%
Very Often 51 38.9% 1201 26.7% 6140 20.0% 59 42.4% 1054 27.7% 5854 18.1%
Total 131 100.0% 4494 100.0% 30690 100.0% 139 100.0% 3805 100.0% 32269 100.0%
Had serious conversations with students of a different race or ethnicity than your own Never 17 13.0% 565 12.6% 5219 17.0% 10 7.2% 371 9.8% 4835 15.0%
Occasionally 47 35.9% 1598 35.5% 10981 35.8% 65 46.8% 1496 39.3% 12645 39.2%
Often 33 25.2% 1164 25.9% 7572 24.7% 30 21.6% 948 24.9% 8012 24.8%
Very Often 34 26.0% 1169 26.0% 6925 22.6% 34 24.5% 988 26.0% 6781 21.0%
Total 131 100.0% 4496 100.0% 30697 100.0% 139 100.0% 3803 100.0% 32273 100.0%
Number of assigned textbooks, books, or book-length packs of course readings None 0 .0% 7 .2% 154 .5% 0 .0% 18 .5% 269 .8%
Fewer than 5 1 .8% 217 4.9% 3609 11.9% 4 2.9% 410 10.9% 5986 18.8%
Between 5 and 10 23 17.6% 1103 24.7% 11108 36.5% 18 13.0% 1027 27.3% 11660 36.7%
Between 11 and 20 59 45.0% 1840 41.1% 10575 34.8% 56 40.6% 1264 33.6% 8758 27.5%
More than 20 48 36.6% 1307 29.2% 4954 16.3% 60 43.5% 1041 27.7% 5139 16.2%
Total 131 100.0% 4474 100.0% 30400 100.0% 138 100.0% 3760 100.0% 31812 100.0%
Number of books read on your own (not assigned) None 32 24.4% 998 22.3% 7879 25.9% 20 14.5% 618 16.4% 6318 19.9%
Fewer than 5 77 58.8% 2557 57.2% 16477 54.3% 71 51.4% 2064 54.9% 16825 53.0%
Between 5 and 10 16 12.2% 665 14.9% 4088 13.5% 33 23.9% 686 18.2% 5478 17.3%
Between 11 and 20 4 3.1% 160 3.6% 1101 3.6% 10 7.2% 225 6.0% 1781 5.6%
More than 20 2 1.5% 91 2.0% 825 2.7% 4 2.9% 169 4.5% 1339 4.2%
Total 131 100.0% 4471 100.0% 30370 100.0% 138 100.0% 3762 100.0% 31741 100.0%
Number of written papers or reports of 20 pages or more None 119 90.8% 3623 81.2% 25144 82.9% 45 32.6% 1274 33.9% 15020 47.4%
Fewer than 5 11 8.4% 683 15.3% 4084 13.5% 86 62.3% 2067 55.0% 13465 42.5%
Between 5 and 10 1 .8% 69 1.5% 599 2.0% 7 5.1% 331 8.8% 2330 7.4%
Between 11 and 20 0 .0% 32 .7% 221 .7% 0 .0% 58 1.5% 554 1.7%
More than 20 0 .0% 54 1.2% 278 .9% 0 .0% 28 .7% 324 1.0%
Total 131 100.0% 4461 100.0% 30326 100.0% 138 100.0% 3758 100.0% 31693 100.0%
Number of written papers or reports of fewer than 20 pages None 0 .0% 24 .5% 430 1.4% 0 .0% 31 .8% 805 2.5%
Fewer than 5 0 .0% 264 5.9% 4229 13.9% 10 7.3% 520 13.8% 7701 24.3%
Between 5 and 10 29 22.1% 1085 24.3% 9136 30.1% 26 19.0% 1080 28.7% 9193 29.0%
Between 11 and 20 56 42.7% 1769 39.6% 10320 34.0% 48 35.0% 1179 31.4% 7954 25.1%
More than 20 46 35.1% 1322 29.6% 6242 20.6% 53 38.7% 947 25.2% 6090 19.2%
Total 131 100.0% 4464 100.0% 30357 100.0% 137 100.0% 3757 100.0% 31743 100.0%
Mark the oval that best represents the nature of the examinations you have taken this year at this institution Mostly multiple-choice or short-answer 0 .0% 88 2.0% 2157 7.4% 0 .0% 67 1.8% 2034 6.8%
2 1 .8% 305 6.9% 4323 14.8% 4 3.0% 147 4.0% 2760 9.2%
3 8 6.3% 593 13.5% 5486 18.7% 3 2.2% 260 7.1% 3512 11.8%
4 26 20.3% 1265 28.8% 8753 29.9% 17 12.7% 648 17.8% 7257 24.3%
5 28 21.9% 922 21.0% 4191 14.3% 20 14.9% 663 18.2% 4910 16.4%
6 49 38.3% 907 20.6% 3246 11.1% 41 30.6% 1075 29.5% 5807 19.4%
Mostly essay or open-ended problems 16 12.5% 319 7.3% 1140 3.9% 49 36.6% 779 21.4% 3590 12.0%
Total 128 100.0% 4399 100.0% 29296 100.0% 134 100.0% 3639 100.0% 29870 100.0%
Coursework emphasizes: Memorizing facts, ideas or methods from your courses and reading Very Little 11 8.4% 481 10.7% 2264 7.4% 31 22.3% 781 20.5% 4590 14.2%
Some 38 29.0% 1563 34.8% 8926 29.1% 51 36.7% 1489 39.1% 11088 34.4%
Quite a bit 60 45.8% 1570 34.9% 11809 38.5% 36 25.9% 1021 26.8% 10057 31.2%
Very much 22 16.8% 883 19.6% 7703 25.1% 21 15.1% 514 13.5% 6513 20.2%
Total 131 100.0% 4497 100.0% 30702 100.0% 139 100.0% 3805 100.0% 32248 100.0%
Coursework emphasizes: Analyzing the basic elements of an idea, experience or theory Very Little 1 .8% 91 2.0% 1240 4.0% 0 .0% 60 1.6% 993 3.1%
Some 12 9.2% 771 17.2% 7682 25.0% 9 6.5% 528 13.9% 6054 18.8%
Quite a bit 51 38.9% 2047 45.6% 13710 44.7% 48 34.8% 1659 43.6% 14137 43.8%
Very much 67 51.1% 1584 35.3% 8049 26.2% 81 58.7% 1558 40.9% 11063 34.3%
Total 131 100.0% 4493 100.0% 30681 100.0% 138 100.0% 3805 100.0% 32247 100.0%
Coursework emphasizes: Synthesizing and organizing ideas, information, or experiences Very Little 3 2.3% 265 5.9% 3236 10.6% 2 1.4% 160 4.2% 2592 8.0%
Some 26 19.8% 1327 29.6% 11109 36.3% 14 10.1% 778 20.5% 9256 28.7%
Quite a bit 56 42.7% 1765 39.3% 10727 35.0% 55 39.6% 1498 39.4% 11887 36.9%
Very much 46 35.1% 1131 25.2% 5572 18.2% 68 48.9% 1365 35.9% 8465 26.3%
Total 131 100.0% 4488 100.0% 30644 100.0% 139 100.0% 3801 100.0% 32200 100.0%
Coursework emphasizes: Making judgments about the value of information, arguments, or methods Very Little 14 10.7% 435 9.7% 4151 13.6% 8 5.8% 307 8.1% 3965 12.3%
Some 33 25.2% 1423 31.7% 11050 36.1% 28 20.1% 997 26.3% 9823 30.5%
Quite a bit 50 38.2% 1636 36.5% 10356 33.8% 55 39.6% 1367 36.0% 10768 33.5%
Very much 34 26.0% 993 22.1% 5057 16.5% 48 34.5% 1127 29.7% 7625 23.7%
Total 131 100.0% 4487 100.0% 30614 100.0% 139 100.0% 3798 100.0% 32181 100.0%
Coursework emphasizes: Applying theories or concepts to practical problems or in new situations Very Little 3 2.3% 244 5.4% 2553 8.3% 4 2.9% 164 4.3% 2025 6.3%
Some 21 16.0% 1227 27.3% 9183 30.0% 21 15.2% 780 20.5% 7253 22.5%
Quite a bit 60 45.8% 1741 38.8% 11213 36.6% 52 37.7% 1373 36.2% 11232 34.9%
Very much 47 35.9% 1278 28.5% 7686 25.1% 61 44.2% 1480 39.0% 11669 36.3%
Total 131 100.0% 4490 100.0% 30635 100.0% 138 100.0% 3797 100.0% 32179 100.0%
Preparing for class (studying, reading, writing, rehearsing, and other activities related to your academic program) 5 or fewer hours/week 2 1.5% 214 4.8% 2971 9.7% 7 5.1% 242 6.4% 3523 10.9%
6-10 hours/week 14 10.7% 764 17.0% 7620 24.9% 21 15.2% 742 19.5% 8139 25.3%
11-15 hours/week 24 18.3% 1022 22.7% 7009 22.9% 34 24.6% 824 21.7% 6786 21.1%
16-20 hours/week 33 25.2% 984 21.9% 5712 18.6% 27 19.6% 749 19.7% 5507 17.1%
21-25 hours/week 24 18.3% 693 15.4% 3626 11.8% 27 19.6% 526 13.9% 3591 11.2%
26-30 hours/week 20 15.3% 504 11.2% 2182 7.1% 14 10.1% 370 9.7% 2351 7.3%
More than 30 hours/week 14 10.7% 312 6.9% 1540 5.0% 8 5.8% 343 9.0% 2302 7.1%
Total 131 100.0% 4493 100.0% 30660 100.0% 138 100.0% 3796 100.0% 32199 100.0%
Working for pay on campus 5 or fewer hours/week 79 60.3% 2852 64.3% 22315 75.4% 75 55.1% 2051 54.6% 21865 70.9%
6-10 hours/week 47 35.9% 1075 24.2% 3906 13.2% 38 27.9% 925 24.6% 3623 11.7%
11-15 hours/week 3 2.3% 358 8.1% 1965 6.6% 13 9.6% 469 12.5% 2291 7.4%
16-20 hours/week 0 .0% 92 2.1% 930 3.1% 7 5.1% 198 5.3% 1750 5.7%
21-25 hours/week 1 .8% 30 .7% 246 .8% 3 2.2% 53 1.4% 577 1.9%
26-30 hours/week 0 .0% 18 .4% 98 .3% 0 .0% 26 .7% 314 1.0%
More than 30 hours/week 1 .8% 10 .2% 130 .4% 0 .0% 34 .9% 437 1.4%
Total 131 100.0% 4435 100.0% 29590 100.0% 136 100.0% 3756 100.0% 30857 100.0%
Working for pay off campus 5 or fewer hours/week 122 93.1% 3761 85.9% 20519 68.8% 106 79.1% 2446 65.4% 14112 44.7%
6-10 hours/week 4 3.1% 215 4.9% 1605 5.4% 8 6.0% 296 7.9% 2069 6.6%
11-15 hours/week 0 .0% 122 2.8% 1614 5.4% 5 3.7% 251 6.7% 2344 7.4%
16-20 hours/week 4 3.1% 118 2.7% 1882 6.3% 6 4.5% 270 7.2% 3121 9.9%
21-25 hours/week 1 .8% 63 1.4% 1444 4.8% 3 2.2% 176 4.7% 2395 7.6%
26-30 hours/week 0 .0% 44 1.0% 1004 3.4% 4 3.0% 100 2.7% 1888 6.0%
More than 30 hours/week 0 .0% 53 1.2% 1741 5.8% 2 1.5% 202 5.4% 5642 17.9%
Total 131 100.0% 4376 100.0% 29809 100.0% 134 100.0% 3741 100.0% 31571 100.0%
Participating in co-curricular activities (organizations, publications, student government, sports, etc.) 5 or fewer hours/week 41 31.3% 1953 43.8% 17720 59.1% 27 19.6% 1632 43.2% 20278 64.5%
6-10 hours/week 39 29.8% 1121 25.1% 6013 20.1% 43 31.2% 934 24.7% 5327 17.0%
11-15 hours/week 26 19.8% 601 13.5% 2797 9.3% 24 17.4% 481 12.7% 2424 7.7%
16-20 hours/week 14 10.7% 358 8.0% 1570 5.2% 22 15.9% 334 8.8% 1493 4.8%
21-25 hours/week 7 5.3% 211 4.7% 889 3.0% 13 9.4% 175 4.6% 820 2.6%
26-30 hours/week 3 2.3% 115 2.6% 485 1.6% 6 4.3% 103 2.7% 497 1.6%
More than 30 hours/week 1 .8% 102 2.3% 505 1.7% 3 2.2% 117 3.1% 586 1.9%
Total 131 100.0% 4461 100.0% 29979 100.0% 138 100.0% 3776 100.0% 31425 100.0%
Relaxing and socializing (watching TV, partying, exercising, playing games, etc.) 5 or fewer hours/week 17 13.1% 499 11.1% 3928 12.9% 9 6.5% 497 13.1% 6010 18.7%
6-10 hours/week 36 27.7% 1315 29.4% 8580 28.1% 37 26.6% 1189 31.4% 10134 31.6%
11-15 hours/week 31 23.8% 1051 23.5% 6735 22.1% 35 25.2% 908 24.0% 6808 21.2%
16-20 hours/week 24 18.5% 730 16.3% 4683 15.3% 32 23.0% 557 14.7% 4290 13.4%
21-25 hours/week 9 6.9% 422 9.4% 2829 9.3% 12 8.6% 274 7.2% 2258 7.0%
26-30 hours/week 6 4.6% 212 4.7% 1629 5.3% 3 2.2% 163 4.3% 1146 3.6%
More than 30 hours/week 7 5.4% 248 5.5% 2152 7.0% 11 7.9% 196 5.2% 1441 4.5%
Total 130 100.0% 4477 100.0% 30536 100.0% 139 100.0% 3784 100.0% 32087 100.0%
Providing care for dependents living with you (parents, children, spouse, etc.) 5 or fewer hours/week 130 99.2% 4166 95.6% 25270 85.0% 129 96.3% 3300 89.0% 22324 71.1%
6-10 hours/week 1 .8% 92 2.1% 1665 5.6% 1 .7% 106 2.9% 2191 7.0%
11-15 hours/week 0 .0% 26 .6% 774 2.6% 2 1.5% 56 1.5% 1364 4.3%
16-20 hours/week 0 .0% 18 .4% 533 1.8% 0 .0% 53 1.4% 1063 3.4%
21-25 hours/week 0 .0% 14 .3% 339 1.1% 1 .7% 32 .9% 674 2.1%
26-30 hours/week 0 .0% 13 .3% 223 .7% 0 .0% 23 .6% 591 1.9%
More than 30 hours/week 0 .0% 28 .6% 941 3.2% 1 .7% 139 3.7% 3173 10.1%
Total 131 100.0% 4357 100.0% 29745 100.0% 134 100.0% 3709 100.0% 31380 100.0%
Practicum, internship, field experience, co-op experience, or clinical assignment Undecided 16 12.2% 569 12.7% 4286 14.0% 2 1.4% 105 2.8% 1717 5.3%
No 10 7.6% 211 4.7% 2329 7.6% 44 31.7% 814 21.4% 6812 21.2%
Yes 105 80.2% 3718 82.7% 24028 78.4% 93 66.9% 2883 75.8% 23655 73.5%
Total 131 100.0% 4498 100.0% 30643 100.0% 139 100.0% 3802 100.0% 32184 100.0%
Community service or volunteer work Undecided 12 9.2% 717 15.9% 5978 19.5% 1 .7% 147 3.9% 2596 8.1%
No 8 6.1% 336 7.5% 3825 12.5% 13 9.4% 862 22.7% 9389 29.2%
Yes 111 84.7% 3446 76.6% 20837 68.0% 124 89.9% 2788 73.4% 20167 62.7%
Total 131 100.0% 4499 100.0% 30640 100.0% 138 100.0% 3797 100.0% 32152 100.0%
Interdisciplinary coursework Undecided 39 29.8% 1389 31.0% 11984 39.3% 2 1.4% 185 4.9% 3831 12.0%
No 13 9.9% 429 9.6% 5280 17.3% 10 7.2% 730 19.3% 10581 33.1%
Yes 79 60.3% 2667 59.5% 13220 43.4% 126 91.3% 2870 75.8% 17544 54.9%
Total 131 100.0% 4485 100.0% 30484 100.0% 138 100.0% 3785 100.0% 31956 100.0%
Foreign language coursework Undecided 10 7.6% 675 15.0% 6089 19.9% 0 .0% 55 1.5% 1602 5.0%
No 26 19.8% 1027 22.9% 10969 35.8% 16 11.6% 1298 34.2% 16918 52.7%
Yes 95 72.5% 2792 62.1% 13548 44.3% 122 88.4% 2439 64.3% 13564 42.3%
Total 131 100.0% 4494 100.0% 30606 100.0% 138 100.0% 3792 100.0% 32084 100.0%
Study abroad Undecided 22 16.8% 1348 30.0% 9984 32.6% 1 .7% 87 2.3% 2154 6.7%
No 10 7.6% 869 19.3% 10800 35.3% 51 37.2% 2392 63.1% 24660 76.9%
Yes 99 75.6% 2275 50.6% 9804 32.1% 85 62.0% 1314 34.6% 5251 16.4%
Total 131 100.0% 4492 100.0% 30588 100.0% 137 100.0% 3793 100.0% 32065 100.0%
Independent study or self-designed major Undecided 54 41.2% 1741 38.7% 10126 33.1% 2 1.5% 90 2.4% 2206 6.9%
No 60 45.8% 1792 39.9% 15553 50.9% 68 49.6% 2049 54.0% 20265 63.2%
Yes 17 13.0% 961 21.4% 4884 16.0% 67 48.9% 1652 43.6% 9615 30.0%
Total 131 100.0% 4494 100.0% 30563 100.0% 137 100.0% 3791 100.0% 32086 100.0%
Culminating senior experience (comprehensive exam, capstone course, thesis, project, etc.) Undecided 63 48.1% 1642 36.5% 13076 42.7% 2 1.4% 134 3.5% 2910 9.1%
No 11 8.4% 408 9.1% 5261 17.2% 33 23.7% 886 23.4% 11595 36.1%
Yes 57 43.5% 2444 54.4% 12266 40.1% 104 74.8% 2772 73.1% 17621 54.8%
Total 131 100.0% 4494 100.0% 30603 100.0% 139 100.0% 3792 100.0% 32126 100.0%
Contributed to: Acquiring a broad general education Very Little 0 .0% 63 1.4% 824 2.7% 0 .0% 25 .7% 561 1.7%
Some 1 .8% 644 14.3% 5775 18.8% 2 1.4% 254 6.7% 4023 12.5%
Quite a Bit 39 30.0% 1846 41.1% 13255 43.3% 13 9.4% 1179 31.0% 11865 36.8%
Very Much 90 69.2% 1943 43.2% 10787 35.2% 124 89.2% 2344 61.7% 15792 49.0%
Total 130 100.0% 4496 100.0% 30641 100.0% 139 100.0% 3802 100.0% 32241 100.0%
Contributed to: Acquiring job or work-related knowledge and skills Very Little 22 16.9% 626 13.9% 5080 16.6% 9 6.5% 292 7.7% 2289 7.1%
Some 39 30.0% 1750 39.0% 11399 37.2% 46 33.1% 1047 27.5% 7419 23.0%
Quite a Bit 50 38.5% 1410 31.4% 8898 29.1% 48 34.5% 1281 33.7% 10454 32.4%
Very Much 19 14.6% 703 15.7% 5234 17.1% 36 25.9% 1182 31.1% 12065 37.4%
Total 130 100.0% 4489 100.0% 30611 100.0% 139 100.0% 3802 100.0% 32227 100.0%
Contributed to: Writing clearly and effectively Very Little 0 .0% 165 3.7% 1905 6.2% 0 .0% 73 1.9% 1115 3.5%
Some 14 10.8% 968 21.5% 8050 26.3% 7 5.0% 482 12.7% 6530 20.3%
Quite a Bit 57 43.8% 1927 42.9% 12650 41.3% 32 23.0% 1446 38.1% 13039 40.5%
Very Much 59 45.4% 1433 31.9% 8035 26.2% 100 71.9% 1797 47.3% 11549 35.8%
Total 130 100.0% 4493 100.0% 30640 100.0% 139 100.0% 3798 100.0% 32233 100.0%
Contributed to: Speaking clearly and effectively Very Little 8 6.2% 462 10.3% 3874 12.6% 4 2.9% 104 2.7% 1538 4.8%
Some 31 23.8% 1549 34.5% 10482 34.2% 14 10.1% 686 18.1% 7718 23.9%
Quite a Bit 52 40.0% 1579 35.1% 10454 34.1% 40 28.8% 1533 40.4% 12779 39.7%
Very Much 39 30.0% 904 20.1% 5819 19.0% 81 58.3% 1474 38.8% 10194 31.6%
Total 130 100.0% 4494 100.0% 30629 100.0% 139 100.0% 3797 100.0% 32229 100.0%
Contributed to: Thinking critically and analytically Very Little 3 2.3% 104 2.3% 1029 3.4% 0 .0% 26 .7% 502 1.6%
Some 7 5.4% 687 15.3% 6472 21.1% 6 4.3% 245 6.4% 4029 12.5%
Quite a Bit 37 28.5% 1861 41.4% 13022 42.5% 24 17.4% 1234 32.5% 12343 38.3%
Very Much 83 63.8% 1842 41.0% 10115 33.0% 108 78.3% 2294 60.4% 15361 47.7%
Total 130 100.0% 4494 100.0% 30638 100.0% 138 100.0% 3799 100.0% 32235 100.0%
Contributed to: Analyzing quantitative problems Very Little 10 7.7% 439 9.8% 3423 11.2% 6 4.3% 228 6.0% 2136 6.6%
Some 28 21.5% 1467 32.7% 10695 35.0% 29 21.0% 1007 26.5% 8716 27.1%
Quite a Bit 51 39.2% 1599 35.6% 10465 34.2% 44 31.9% 1259 33.2% 11538 35.8%
Very Much 41 31.5% 982 21.9% 6008 19.6% 59 42.8% 1303 34.3% 9816 30.5%
Total 130 100.0% 4487 100.0% 30591 100.0% 138 100.0% 3797 100.0% 32206 100.0%
Contributed to: Using computing and information technology Very Little 13 10.0% 531 11.8% 3799 12.4% 13 9.4% 241 6.3% 2278 7.1%
Some 33 25.4% 1447 32.2% 8841 28.8% 35 25.4% 1043 27.4% 7879 24.4%
Quite a Bit 57 43.8% 1425 31.7% 9659 31.5% 51 37.0% 1326 34.9% 10291 31.9%
Very Much 27 20.8% 1092 24.3% 8347 27.2% 39 28.3% 1191 31.3% 11792 36.6%
Total 130 100.0% 4495 100.0% 30646 100.0% 138 100.0% 3801 100.0% 32240 100.0%
Contributed to: Working effectively with others Very Little 3 2.3% 237 5.3% 2171 7.1% 2 1.4% 87 2.3% 1270 3.9%
Some 33 25.4% 1255 28.0% 9074 29.6% 17 12.2% 639 16.8% 6589 20.4%
Quite a Bit 56 43.1% 1801 40.1% 11396 37.2% 48 34.5% 1364 35.9% 11630 36.1%
Very Much 38 29.2% 1196 26.6% 7994 26.1% 72 51.8% 1709 45.0% 12745 39.5%
Total 130 100.0% 4489 100.0% 30635 100.0% 139 100.0% 3799 100.0% 32234 100.0%
Contributed to: Voting in elections Very Little 56 43.1% 2342 52.3% 17497 57.2% 52 37.4% 1738 45.8% 17342 53.9%
Some 45 34.6% 1309 29.2% 8135 26.6% 51 36.7% 1271 33.5% 8934 27.8%
Quite a Bit 21 16.2% 534 11.9% 3128 10.2% 23 16.5% 476 12.5% 3422 10.6%
Very Much 8 6.2% 296 6.6% 1808 5.9% 13 9.4% 310 8.2% 2448 7.6%
Total 130 100.0% 4481 100.0% 30568 100.0% 139 100.0% 3795 100.0% 32146 100.0%
Contributed to: Learning effectively on your own Very Little 2 1.5% 200 4.5% 1792 5.9% 1 .7% 83 2.2% 1449 4.5%
Some 25 19.2% 965 21.5% 7211 23.6% 11 7.9% 509 13.4% 5796 18.0%
Quite a Bit 56 43.1% 1863 41.6% 12467 40.8% 56 40.3% 1514 39.9% 12536 39.0%
Very Much 47 36.2% 1453 32.4% 9108 29.8% 71 51.1% 1690 44.5% 12384 38.5%
Total 130 100.0% 4481 100.0% 30578 100.0% 139 100.0% 3796 100.0% 32165 100.0%
Contributed to: Understanding yourself Very Little 11 8.5% 345 7.7% 3116 10.2% 5 3.6% 171 4.5% 2613 8.1%
Some 18 13.8% 984 21.9% 7424 24.3% 14 10.1% 579 15.3% 6579 20.5%
Quite a Bit 54 41.5% 1574 35.1% 10498 34.3% 48 34.5% 1226 32.3% 10437 32.4%
Very Much 47 36.2% 1582 35.3% 9557 31.2% 72 51.8% 1817 47.9% 12541 39.0%
Total 130 100.0% 4485 100.0% 30595 100.0% 139 100.0% 3793 100.0% 32170 100.0%
Contributed to: Understanding people of other racial and ethnic backgrounds Very Little 22 16.9% 677 15.1% 5177 16.9% 26 18.7% 469 12.4% 4684 14.5%
Some 51 39.2% 1444 32.2% 9759 31.9% 48 34.5% 1207 31.8% 9864 30.6%
Quite a Bit 38 29.2% 1284 28.6% 8800 28.7% 33 23.7% 1087 28.6% 9231 28.7%
Very Much 19 14.6% 1081 24.1% 6877 22.5% 32 23.0% 1033 27.2% 8431 26.2%
Total 130 100.0% 4486 100.0% 30613 100.0% 139 100.0% 3796 100.0% 32210 100.0%
Contributed to: Being honest and truthful Very Little 12 9.2% 510 11.4% 4419 14.4% 13 9.4% 410 10.8% 5126 15.9%
Some 32 24.6% 1015 22.6% 7422 24.3% 33 23.7% 823 21.7% 7357 22.9%
Quite a Bit 46 35.4% 1507 33.6% 9577 31.3% 43 30.9% 1179 31.0% 9205 28.6%
Very Much 40 30.8% 1455 32.4% 9184 30.0% 50 36.0% 1386 36.5% 10495 32.6%
Total 130 100.0% 4487 100.0% 30602 100.0% 139 100.0% 3798 100.0% 32183 100.0%
Contributed to: Contributing to the welfare of your community Very Little 14 10.8% 885 19.8% 8411 27.5% 10 7.2% 557 14.7% 7192 22.3%
Some 49 37.7% 1620 36.2% 11313 37.0% 34 24.5% 1259 33.2% 10899 33.9%
Quite a Bit 44 33.8% 1241 27.7% 6841 22.4% 49 35.3% 1049 27.6% 7902 24.5%
Very Much 23 17.7% 735 16.4% 4015 13.1% 46 33.1% 931 24.5% 6197 19.3%
Total 130 100.0% 4481 100.0% 30580 100.0% 139 100.0% 3796 100.0% 32190 100.0%
Emphasize: Spending significant amounts of time studying and on academic work Very Little 0 .0% 65 1.4% 843 2.7% 0 .0% 70 1.8% 996 3.1%
Some 3 2.3% 554 12.3% 5411 17.6% 2 1.4% 514 13.5% 5889 18.3%
Quite a Bit 33 25.4% 1859 41.3% 13172 43.0% 40 28.8% 1602 42.2% 13502 41.9%
Very Much 94 72.3% 2021 44.9% 11235 36.6% 97 69.8% 1614 42.5% 11842 36.7%
Total 130 100.0% 4499 100.0% 30661 100.0% 139 100.0% 3800 100.0% 32229 100.0%
Emphasize: Providing the support you need to help you succeed academically Very Little 3 2.3% 107 2.4% 1516 4.9% 1 .7% 129 3.4% 2506 7.8%
Some 12 9.2% 674 15.0% 6886 22.5% 14 10.1% 739 19.5% 8919 27.7%
Quite a Bit 44 33.8% 1811 40.3% 12580 41.1% 48 34.5% 1548 40.8% 12725 39.5%
Very Much 71 54.6% 1900 42.3% 9663 31.5% 76 54.7% 1380 36.4% 8063 25.0%
Total 130 100.0% 4492 100.0% 30645 100.0% 139 100.0% 3796 100.0% 32213 100.0%
Emphasize: Encouraging contact among students from different economic, social, and racial or ethnic backgrounds Very Little 26 20.2% 714 15.9% 5750 18.8% 36 25.9% 839 22.1% 8097 25.2%
Some 60 46.5% 1448 32.2% 10197 33.3% 56 40.3% 1473 38.8% 11667 36.3%
Quite a Bit 24 18.6% 1238 27.6% 8450 27.6% 28 20.1% 861 22.7% 7512 23.4%
Very Much 19 14.7% 1091 24.3% 6197 20.3% 19 13.7% 621 16.4% 4848 15.1%
Total 129 100.0% 4491 100.0% 30594 100.0% 139 100.0% 3794 100.0% 32124 100.0%
Emphasize: Helping you cope with your non-academic responsibilities (work, family, etc.) Very Little 32 24.6% 1049 23.4% 9611 31.4% 37 26.8% 1236 32.6% 13734 42.7%
Some 65 50.0% 1926 43.0% 11765 38.5% 58 42.0% 1570 41.4% 11262 35.0%
Quite a Bit 22 16.9% 1018 22.7% 6095 19.9% 32 23.2% 697 18.4% 4805 14.9%
Very Much 11 8.5% 491 11.0% 3118 10.2% 11 8.0% 290 7.6% 2349 7.3%
Total 130 100.0% 4484 100.0% 30589 100.0% 138 100.0% 3793 100.0% 32150 100.0%
Quality: Relationships with other students Unfriendly, Unsupportive, Sense of Alienation 3 2.3% 31 .7% 342 1.1% 0 .0% 25 .7% 326 1.0%
2 2 1.5% 115 2.6% 901 2.9% 0 .0% 98 2.6% 959 3.0%
3 6 4.6% 224 5.0% 1730 5.7% 11 7.9% 180 4.7% 1841 5.7%
4 12 9.2% 397 8.8% 3511 11.5% 9 6.5% 370 9.7% 3999 12.4%
5 25 19.2% 772 17.2% 5771 18.9% 24 17.3% 752 19.8% 6540 20.3%
6 38 29.2% 1807 40.2% 11035 36.0% 62 44.6% 1406 37.0% 11055 34.3%
Friendly, Supportive, Sense of Belonging 44 33.8% 1148 25.5% 7321 23.9% 33 23.7% 971 25.5% 7471 23.2%
Total 130 100.0% 4494 100.0% 30611 100.0% 139 100.0% 3802 100.0% 32191 100.0%
Quality: Relationships with faculty members Unavailable, Unhelpful, Unsympathetic 0 .0% 18 .4% 300 1.0% 0 .0% 5 .1% 353 1.1%
2 0 .0% 38 .8% 871 2.8% 0 .0% 33 .9% 1000 3.1%
3 2 1.5% 138 3.1% 1949 6.4% 3 2.2% 99 2.6% 1891 5.9%
4 16 12.3% 426 9.5% 4995 16.3% 4 2.9% 256 6.7% 4112 12.8%
5 25 19.2% 1011 22.5% 7866 25.7% 21 15.1% 654 17.2% 7165 22.3%
6 45 34.6% 1853 41.3% 9838 32.2% 47 33.8% 1613 42.4% 10964 34.1%
Available, Helpful, Sympathetic 42 32.3% 1005 22.4% 4781 15.6% 64 46.0% 1142 30.0% 6705 20.8%
Total 130 100.0% 4489 100.0% 30600 100.0% 139 100.0% 3802 100.0% 32190 100.0%
Quality: Relationships with administrative personnel and offices Unhelpful, Inconsiderate, Rigid 2 1.5% 91 2.0% 1117 3.7% 4 2.9% 192 5.1% 2233 6.9%
2 5 3.8% 227 5.1% 2161 7.1% 9 6.5% 323 8.5% 3349 10.4%
3 11 8.5% 380 8.5% 3512 11.5% 7 5.0% 461 12.1% 4343 13.5%
4 20 15.4% 954 21.3% 7241 23.7% 23 16.5% 776 20.4% 6869 21.4%
5 31 23.8% 1173 26.2% 7230 23.7% 32 23.0% 904 23.8% 6536 20.3%
6 32 24.6% 1122 25.0% 6257 20.5% 42 30.2% 763 20.1% 5746 17.9%
Helpful, Considerate, Flexible 29 22.3% 537 12.0% 3047 10.0% 22 15.8% 378 10.0% 3060 9.5%
Total 130 100.0% 4484 100.0% 30565 100.0% 139 100.0% 3797 100.0% 32136 100.0%
Emphasize: Providing the support you need to thrive socially Very Little 19 14.6% 703 15.6% 6294 20.6% 25 18.0% 867 22.8% 10007 31.1%
Some 44 33.8% 1605 35.7% 11033 36.1% 46 33.1% 1478 38.9% 11916 37.1%
Quite a Bit 36 27.7% 1400 31.2% 8690 28.4% 45 32.4% 992 26.1% 6981 21.7%
Very Much 31 23.8% 785 17.5% 4586 15.0% 23 16.5% 460 12.1% 3248 10.1%
Total 130 100.0% 4493 100.0% 30603 100.0% 139 100.0% 3797 100.0% 32152 100.0%
How would you evaluate your entire educational experience at this institution? Poor 0 .0% 61 1.4% 503 1.6% 0 .0% 26 .7% 557 1.7%
Fair 7 5.4% 335 7.5% 3750 12.2% 2 1.4% 257 6.8% 3765 11.7%
Good 50 38.5% 2067 46.0% 16446 53.7% 43 30.9% 1573 41.4% 16378 50.9%
Excellent 73 56.2% 2031 45.2% 9948 32.5% 94 67.6% 1943 51.1% 11501 35.7%
Total 130 100.0% 4494 100.0% 30647 100.0% 139 100.0% 3799 100.0% 32201 100.0%
If you could start over again, would you go to the same institution you are now attending? Definitely no 7 5.4% 189 4.2% 1407 4.6% 3 2.2% 174 4.6% 1772 5.5%
Probably no 9 6.9% 514 11.4% 3884 12.7% 12 8.6% 508 13.4% 4765 14.8%
Probably yes 49 37.7% 1769 39.4% 13190 43.1% 45 32.4% 1485 39.2% 13831 43.0%
Definitely yes 65 50.0% 2022 45.0% 12141 39.6% 79 56.8% 1624 42.8% 11813 36.7%
Total 130 100.0% 4494 100.0% 30622 100.0% 139 100.0% 3791 100.0% 32181 100.0%