National Survey of Student Engagement: Centre College 2001




First-year Students Seniors
Centre College Bac-LA National Centre College Bac-LA National






Count Col % Count Col% Count Col% Count Col % Count Col% Count Col%
Asked questions in class or contributed to class discussions Never 1 .7% 95 1.6% 1031 3.0% 2 1.4% 60 1.0% 630 1.7%
Sometimes 37 26.8% 1699 28.9% 13111 38.7% 21 14.6% 1282 20.4% 10261 27.3%
Often 39 28.3% 2073 35.3% 11670 34.5% 40 27.8% 1888 30.0% 12256 32.6%
Very often 61 44.2% 2009 34.2% 8046 23.8% 81 56.3% 3054 48.6% 14413 38.4%
Total 138 100.0% 5876 100.0% 33858 100.0% 144 100.0% 6284 100.0% 37560 100.0%
Made a class presentation Never 8 5.8% 708 12.1% 5620 16.6% 0 .0% 125 2.0% 1458 3.9%
Sometimes 81 58.7% 3505 59.7% 18758 55.5% 30 20.8% 2270 36.1% 13541 36.1%
Often 42 30.4% 1359 23.2% 7371 21.8% 71 49.3% 2500 39.8% 14020 37.4%
Very often 7 5.1% 297 5.1% 2073 6.1% 43 29.9% 1385 22.1% 8517 22.7%
Total 138 100.0% 5869 100.0% 33822 100.0% 144 100.0% 6280 100.0% 37536 100.0%
Prepared two or more drafts of a paper or assignment before turning it in Never 17 12.3% 875 14.9% 4448 13.1% 31 21.5% 1097 17.5% 5922 15.8%
Sometimes 44 31.9% 1897 32.3% 10040 29.7% 64 44.4% 2509 40.0% 14153 37.7%
Often 41 29.7% 1731 29.5% 10661 31.5% 18 12.5% 1490 23.7% 10039 26.7%
Very often 36 26.1% 1372 23.4% 8678 25.7% 31 21.5% 1184 18.9% 7418 19.8%
Total 138 100.0% 5875 100.0% 33827 100.0% 144 100.0% 6280 100.0% 37532 100.0%
Worked on a paper or project that required integrating ideas or information from various sources Never 2 1.4% 78 1.3% 870 2.6% 0 .0% 31 .5% 367 1.0%
Sometimes 18 13.0% 1217 20.7% 8020 23.7% 5 3.5% 593 9.4% 4830 12.9%
Often 63 45.7% 2462 42.0% 14710 43.5% 44 30.6% 2149 34.2% 14722 39.2%
Very often 55 39.9% 2110 36.0% 10208 30.2% 95 66.0% 3506 55.8% 17607 46.9%
Total 138 100.0% 5867 100.0% 33808 100.0% 144 100.0% 6279 100.0% 37526 100.0%
Came to class without completing readings or assignments Never 23 16.8% 977 16.7% 5808 17.2% 10 6.9% 833 13.3% 5561 14.8%
Sometimes 100 73.0% 3779 64.4% 20906 61.9% 87 60.4% 4052 64.6% 23123 61.6%
Often 11 8.0% 815 13.9% 5125 15.2% 27 18.8% 992 15.8% 6247 16.7%
Very often 3 2.2% 295 5.0% 1958 5.8% 20 13.9% 399 6.4% 2578 6.9%
Total 137 100.0% 5866 100.0% 33797 100.0% 144 100.0% 6276 100.0% 37509 100.0%
Worked with other students on projects during class Never 18 13.0% 760 13.0% 3494 10.3% 17 11.9% 738 11.8% 3470 9.3%
Sometimes 69 50.0% 2927 49.9% 15963 47.2% 77 53.8% 3094 49.3% 16929 45.2%
Often 40 29.0% 1652 28.2% 10867 32.2% 35 24.5% 1760 28.0% 11685 31.2%
Very often 11 8.0% 529 9.0% 3472 10.3% 14 9.8% 685 10.9% 5408 14.4%
Total 138 100.0% 5868 100.0% 33796 100.0% 143 100.0% 6277 100.0% 37492 100.0%
Worked with classmates outside of class to prepare class assignments Never 5 3.6% 508 8.7% 4838 14.3% 5 3.5% 310 4.9% 2473 6.6%
Sometimes 45 32.6% 2641 45.0% 15861 46.9% 50 34.7% 2370 37.7% 13557 36.1%
Often 68 49.3% 2004 34.1% 9723 28.7% 58 40.3% 2375 37.8% 12967 34.6%
Very often 20 14.5% 718 12.2% 3400 10.1% 31 21.5% 1225 19.5% 8521 22.7%
Total 138 100.0% 5871 100.0% 33822 100.0% 144 100.0% 6280 100.0% 37518 100.0%
Tutored or taught other students (paid or voluntary) Never 53 38.4% 2963 50.5% 18361 54.3% 58 40.6% 2422 38.6% 17003 45.4%
Sometimes 63 45.7% 1998 34.0% 10948 32.4% 51 35.7% 2280 36.4% 13147 35.1%
Often 14 10.1% 619 10.5% 3099 9.2% 21 14.7% 842 13.4% 4235 11.3%
Very often 8 5.8% 290 4.9% 1399 4.1% 13 9.1% 728 11.6% 3106 8.3%
Total 138 100.0% 5870 100.0% 33807 100.0% 143 100.0% 6272 100.0% 37491 100.0%
Participated in a community-based project as part of a regular course Never 81 58.7% 4068 69.4% 24700 73.2% 75 52.4% 3533 56.3% 22201 59.3%
Sometimes 44 31.9% 1259 21.5% 6504 19.3% 52 36.4% 1918 30.6% 10675 28.5%
Often 9 6.5% 369 6.3% 1816 5.4% 14 9.8% 544 8.7% 2988 8.0%
Very often 4 2.9% 162 2.8% 742 2.2% 2 1.4% 278 4.4% 1583 4.2%
Total 138 100.0% 5858 100.0% 33762 100.0% 143 100.0% 6273 100.0% 37447 100.0%
Used an electronic medium (list-serv, chat group, Internet, etc.) to discuss or complete an assignment Never 21 15.2% 1054 18.0% 6611 19.6% 18 12.6% 881 14.0% 5401 14.4%
Sometimes 50 36.2% 1650 28.1% 9664 28.6% 38 26.6% 1895 30.2% 10908 29.1%
Often 30 21.7% 1615 27.5% 9013 26.7% 40 28.0% 1691 26.9% 10268 27.4%
Very often 37 26.8% 1545 26.3% 8525 25.2% 47 32.9% 1815 28.9% 10954 29.2%
Total 138 100.0% 5864 100.0% 33813 100.0% 143 100.0% 6282 100.0% 37531 100.0%
Used e-mail to communicate with an instructor Never 3 2.2% 286 4.9% 2741 8.1% 0 .0% 235 3.7% 2037 5.4%
Sometimes 33 23.9% 1686 28.7% 11042 32.7% 27 18.9% 1536 24.5% 10688 28.5%
Often 50 36.2% 1977 33.7% 11210 33.2% 57 39.9% 1920 30.6% 12012 32.0%
Very often 52 37.7% 1917 32.7% 8811 26.1% 59 41.3% 2588 41.2% 12770 34.0%
Total 138 100.0% 5866 100.0% 33804 100.0% 143 100.0% 6279 100.0% 37507 100.0%
Discussed grades or assignments with an instructor Never 2 1.4% 291 5.0% 2460 7.3% 3 2.1% 170 2.7% 1411 3.8%
Sometimes 38 27.5% 2391 40.8% 15130 44.8% 30 21.0% 1996 31.8% 13849 36.9%
Often 61 44.2% 2086 35.6% 11189 33.1% 60 42.0% 2318 37.0% 13553 36.2%
Very often 37 26.8% 1087 18.6% 5006 14.8% 50 35.0% 1789 28.5% 8670 23.1%
Total 138 100.0% 5855 100.0% 33785 100.0% 143 100.0% 6273 100.0% 37483 100.0%
Talked about career plans with a faculty member or advisor Never 10 7.2% 1248 21.3% 8232 24.4% 4 2.8% 562 9.0% 5917 15.8%
Sometimes 65 47.1% 2842 48.5% 16319 48.3% 43 29.9% 2318 36.9% 15785 42.1%
Often 49 35.5% 1242 21.2% 6670 19.7% 55 38.2% 1875 29.9% 9671 25.8%
Very often 14 10.1% 530 9.0% 2566 7.6% 42 29.2% 1519 24.2% 6097 16.3%
Total 138 100.0% 5862 100.0% 33787 100.0% 144 100.0% 6274 100.0% 37470 100.0%
Discussed ideas from your readings or classes with faculty members outside of class Never 28 20.3% 1916 32.7% 15061 44.6% 11 7.6% 1045 16.7% 10618 28.3%
Sometimes 66 47.8% 2694 45.9% 13588 40.2% 69 47.9% 3023 48.2% 17860 47.6%
Often 31 22.5% 896 15.3% 3869 11.5% 45 31.3% 1386 22.1% 6201 16.5%
Very often 13 9.4% 359 6.1% 1267 3.8% 19 13.2% 822 13.1% 2803 7.5%
Total 138 100.0% 5865 100.0% 33785 100.0% 144 100.0% 6276 100.0% 37482 100.0%
Received prompt feedback from faculty on your academic performance (written or oral) Never 5 3.6% 296 5.1% 2887 8.6% 1 .7% 132 2.1% 1582 4.2%
Sometimes 21 15.2% 1806 30.8% 12643 37.5% 18 12.5% 1559 24.8% 11829 31.5%
Often 72 52.2% 2495 42.6% 13105 38.8% 73 50.7% 2923 46.6% 16775 44.7%
Very often 40 29.0% 1261 21.5% 5124 15.2% 52 36.1% 1662 26.5% 7310 19.5%
Total 138 100.0% 5858 100.0% 33759 100.0% 144 100.0% 6276 100.0% 37496 100.0%
Worked harder than you thought you could to meet an instructor's standards or expectations Never 6 4.3% 507 8.6% 2939 8.7% 10 6.9% 390 6.2% 2444 6.5%
Sometimes 39 28.3% 2274 38.8% 13408 39.7% 48 33.3% 2260 36.1% 14122 37.7%
Often 61 44.2% 2135 36.4% 12453 36.9% 54 37.5% 2408 38.4% 14443 38.5%
Very often 32 23.2% 949 16.2% 4985 14.8% 32 22.2% 1205 19.2% 6465 17.3%
Total 138 100.0% 5865 100.0% 33785 100.0% 144 100.0% 6263 100.0% 37474 100.0%
Worked with faculty members on activities other than coursework (committees, orientation, student life activities, etc.) Never 37 26.8% 3051 52.1% 21445 63.5% 30 20.8% 2064 32.9% 17795 47.5%
Sometimes 68 49.3% 1890 32.3% 8514 25.2% 52 36.1% 2346 37.4% 11875 31.7%
Often 23 16.7% 665 11.4% 2713 8.0% 36 25.0% 1103 17.6% 4909 13.1%
Very often 10 7.2% 251 4.3% 1092 3.2% 26 18.1% 761 12.1% 2894 7.7%
Total 138 100.0% 5857 100.0% 33764 100.0% 144 100.0% 6274 100.0% 37473 100.0%
Discussed ideas from your readings or classes with others outside of class (students, family members, coworkers, etc.) Never 1 .7% 186 3.2% 1835 5.4% 1 .7% 116 1.8% 1133 3.0%
Sometimes 34 24.6% 1697 28.9% 12485 36.9% 30 20.8% 1580 25.1% 12101 32.3%
Often 51 37.0% 2278 38.8% 12318 36.5% 60 41.7% 2497 39.7% 14735 39.3%
Very often 52 37.7% 1706 29.1% 7154 21.2% 53 36.8% 2093 33.3% 9549 25.5%
Total 138 100.0% 5867 100.0% 33792 100.0% 144 100.0% 6286 100.0% 37518 100.0%
Had serious conversations with students of a different race or ethnicity than your own Never 10 7.2% 595 10.2% 4800 14.2% 14 9.9% 606 9.7% 4600 12.3%
Sometimes 38 27.5% 1837 31.3% 11079 32.8% 52 36.6% 2170 34.6% 13583 36.3%
Often 43 31.2% 1578 26.9% 8936 26.5% 42 29.6% 1722 27.5% 10138 27.1%
Very often 47 34.1% 1850 31.6% 8935 26.5% 34 23.9% 1770 28.2% 9134 24.4%
Total 138 100.0% 5860 100.0% 33750 100.0% 142 100.0% 6268 100.0% 37455 100.0%
Had serious conversations with students who differ from you in terms of their religious beliefs, political opinions, or personal values Never 1 .7% 277 4.7% 2656 7.9% 2 1.4% 250 4.0% 2637 7.0%
Sometimes 22 15.9% 1328 22.7% 9341 27.7% 14 9.8% 1607 25.6% 11806 31.5%
Often 39 28.3% 1847 31.5% 10433 30.9% 52 36.4% 2061 32.9% 11930 31.9%
Very often 76 55.1% 2410 41.1% 11318 33.5% 75 52.4% 2348 37.5% 11058 29.5%
Total 138 100.0% 5862 100.0% 33748 100.0% 143 100.0% 6266 100.0% 37431 100.0%
Memorizing facts, ideas, or methods from your courses and readings so you can repeat them in pretty much the same form Very little 11 8.0% 534 9.1% 1880 5.6% 22 15.3% 964 15.3% 3609 9.6%
Some 47 34.1% 1740 29.7% 8337 24.7% 46 31.9% 2108 33.6% 11080 29.6%
Quite a bit 45 32.6% 2213 37.8% 13617 40.3% 37 25.7% 1937 30.8% 13288 35.4%
Very much 35 25.4% 1375 23.5% 9931 29.4% 39 27.1% 1272 20.3% 9513 25.4%
Total 138 100.0% 5862 100.0% 33765 100.0% 144 100.0% 6281 100.0% 37490 100.0%
Analyzing the basic elements of an idea, experience, or theory Very little 1 .7% 72 1.2% 712 2.1% 0 .0% 53 .8% 520 1.4%
Some 7 5.1% 757 12.9% 6283 18.6% 5 3.5% 625 10.0% 4975 13.3%
Quite a bit 46 33.3% 2369 40.5% 14695 43.5% 51 35.4% 2413 38.4% 15651 41.8%
Very much 84 60.9% 2654 45.4% 12061 35.7% 88 61.1% 3188 50.8% 16328 43.6%
Total 138 100.0% 5852 100.0% 33751 100.0% 144 100.0% 6279 100.0% 37474 100.0%
Synthesizing and organizing ideas, information, or experiences into new, more complex interpretations and relationships Very little 1 .7% 193 3.3% 1875 5.6% 1 .7% 132 2.1% 1436 3.8%
Some 29 21.2% 1339 22.9% 9953 29.5% 18 12.5% 986 15.7% 8410 22.5%
Quite a bit 48 35.0% 2407 41.2% 13591 40.3% 40 27.8% 2354 37.5% 14866 39.7%
Very much 59 43.1% 1910 32.7% 8287 24.6% 85 59.0% 2805 44.7% 12735 34.0%
Total 137 100.0% 5849 100.0% 33706 100.0% 144 100.0% 6277 100.0% 37447 100.0%
Making judgments about the value of information, arguments, or methods Very little 3 2.2% 284 4.8% 2404 7.1% 0 .0% 257 4.1% 2334 6.2%
Some 36 26.1% 1566 26.7% 10385 30.8% 27 18.9% 1436 22.9% 9752 26.0%
Quite a bit 47 34.1% 2326 39.7% 13151 39.0% 56 39.2% 2324 37.1% 14095 37.6%
Very much 52 37.7% 1681 28.7% 7780 23.1% 60 42.0% 2254 35.9% 11265 30.1%
Total 138 100.0% 5857 100.0% 33720 100.0% 143 100.0% 6271 100.0% 37446 100.0%
Applying theories or concepts to practical problems or in new situations Very little 4 2.9% 254 4.3% 1686 5.0% 1 .7% 195 3.1% 1241 3.3%
Some 26 18.8% 1342 22.9% 8481 25.2% 20 14.0% 1139 18.1% 7075 18.9%
Quite a bit 47 34.1% 2187 37.4% 12880 38.2% 56 39.2% 2204 35.1% 13494 36.0%
Very much 61 44.2% 2066 35.3% 10669 31.6% 66 46.2% 2740 43.6% 15637 41.8%
Total 138 100.0% 5849 100.0% 33716 100.0% 143 100.0% 6278 100.0% 37447 100.0%
Number of assigned textbooks, books, or book-length packs of course readings None 0 .0% 23 .4% 286 .9% 3 2.1% 47 .8% 503 1.4%
Between 1 and 4 3 2.2% 520 9.0% 5754 17.2% 14 9.8% 903 14.5% 8912 23.9%
Between 5 and 10 20 14.7% 1474 25.4% 11972 35.8% 33 23.1% 1772 28.4% 13071 35.1%
Between 11 and 20 61 44.9% 2221 38.3% 10222 30.5% 51 35.7% 1957 31.4% 8939 24.0%
More than 20 52 38.2% 1565 27.0% 5242 15.7% 42 29.4% 1550 24.9% 5797 15.6%
Total 136 100.0% 5803 100.0% 33476 100.0% 143 100.0% 6229 100.0% 37222 100.0%
Number of books read on your own (not assigned) for personal enjoyment or academic enrichment None 38 28.1% 1219 21.0% 8964 26.7% 27 18.8% 971 15.6% 7555 20.3%
Between 1 and 4 75 55.6% 3370 58.1% 18681 55.7% 78 54.2% 3472 55.7% 20092 53.9%
Between 5 and 10 17 12.6% 821 14.2% 3825 11.4% 28 19.4% 1147 18.4% 5782 15.5%
Between 11 and 20 5 3.7% 232 4.0% 1221 3.6% 10 6.9% 376 6.0% 2131 5.7%
More than 20 0 .0% 159 2.7% 829 2.5% 1 .7% 268 4.3% 1705 4.6%
Total 135 100.0% 5801 100.0% 33520 100.0% 144 100.0% 6234 100.0% 37265 100.0%
Number of written papers or reports of 20 pages or more None 117 86.0% 4832 83.5% 28114 84.0% 74 51.4% 2386 38.3% 17768 47.7%
Between 1 and 4 17 12.5% 823 14.2% 4284 12.8% 65 45.1% 3317 53.3% 16370 44.0%
Between 5 and 10 0 .0% 72 1.2% 614 1.8% 4 2.8% 393 6.3% 2130 5.7%
Between 11 and 20 1 .7% 33 .6% 258 .8% 0 .0% 72 1.2% 577 1.6%
More than 20 1 .7% 29 .5% 201 .6% 1 .7% 56 .9% 380 1.0%
Total 136 100.0% 5789 100.0% 33471 100.0% 144 100.0% 6224 100.0% 37225 100.0%
Number of written papers or reports between 5 and 19 pages None 12 8.8% 370 6.4% 3981 11.9% 1 .7% 256 4.1% 2986 8.0%
Between 1 and 4 68 50.0% 2554 44.0% 16418 49.0% 23 16.0% 2081 33.3% 15551 41.7%
Between 5 and 10 45 33.1% 1920 33.1% 9168 27.4% 69 47.9% 2344 37.6% 11774 31.6%
Between 11 and 20 9 6.6% 791 13.6% 3160 9.4% 41 28.5% 1194 19.1% 5196 13.9%
More than 20 2 1.5% 166 2.9% 751 2.2% 10 6.9% 366 5.9% 1757 4.7%
Total 136 100.0% 5801 100.0% 33478 100.0% 144 100.0% 6241 100.0% 37264 100.0%
Number of written papers or reports of fewer than 5 pages None 1 .7% 115 2.0% 1000 3.0% 4 2.8% 380 6.1% 2497 6.7%
Between 1 and 4 23 16.9% 1066 18.4% 8185 24.4% 37 25.9% 1591 25.6% 10746 28.9%
Between 5 and 10 39 28.7% 1890 32.6% 10833 32.3% 49 34.3% 1816 29.2% 10076 27.1%
Between 11 and 20 56 41.2% 1651 28.4% 8504 25.4% 34 23.8% 1419 22.8% 7824 21.0%
More than 20 17 12.5% 1083 18.7% 4978 14.9% 19 13.3% 1019 16.4% 6099 16.4%
Total 136 100.0% 5805 100.0% 33500 100.0% 143 100.0% 6225 100.0% 37242 100.0%
Mark the box that best represents the extent to which your examinations during the current school year have challenged you to do your best work. Very little 0 .0% 30 .5% 170 .5% 0 .0% 59 1.0% 320 .9%
2 0 .0% 51 .9% 298 .9% 1 .7% 72 1.2% 520 1.4%
3 1 .7% 132 2.3% 844 2.5% 2 1.4% 186 3.0% 1344 3.6%
4 3 2.2% 455 7.8% 2762 8.2% 10 6.9% 482 7.8% 3268 8.8%
5 12 8.8% 1527 26.3% 9806 29.2% 41 28.5% 1783 28.7% 10899 29.2%
6 60 44.1% 2365 40.8% 12980 38.7% 60 41.7% 2378 38.3% 13317 35.7%
Very much 60 44.1% 1238 21.4% 6671 19.9% 30 20.8% 1250 20.1% 7598 20.4%
Total 136 100.0% 5798 100.0% 33531 100.0% 144 100.0% 6210 100.0% 37266 100.0%
Overall, how would you evaluate the quality of academic advising you have received at your institution? Poor 1 .7% 282 4.9% 2378 7.1% 4 2.8% 348 5.6% 4113 11.0%
Fair 10 7.4% 1011 17.5% 7032 21.0% 11 7.6% 911 14.6% 8333 22.4%
Good 41 30.1% 2510 43.3% 15378 46.0% 52 36.1% 2457 39.4% 14715 39.5%
Excellent 84 61.8% 1989 34.3% 8662 25.9% 77 53.5% 2515 40.4% 10107 27.1%
Total 136 100.0% 5792 100.0% 33450 100.0% 144 100.0% 6231 100.0% 37268 100.0%
Practicum, internship, field experience, co-op experience, or clinical assignment Undecided 33 24.3% 941 16.2% 5197 15.5% 4 2.8% 311 5.0% 2217 6.0%
No 3 2.2% 189 3.3% 1639 4.9% 56 38.9% 1340 21.5% 8039 21.6%
Yes 100 73.5% 4671 80.5% 26630 79.6% 84 58.3% 4579 73.5% 26932 72.4%
Total 136 100.0% 5801 100.0% 33466 100.0% 144 100.0% 6230 100.0% 37188 100.0%
Community service or volunteer work Undecided 5 3.7% 877 15.1% 6614 19.8% 6 4.2% 343 5.5% 3382 9.1%
No 1 .7% 361 6.2% 3041 9.1% 11 7.6% 1275 20.5% 10469 28.2%
Yes 130 95.6% 4561 78.7% 23789 71.1% 127 88.2% 4593 73.9% 23311 62.7%
Total 136 100.0% 5799 100.0% 33444 100.0% 144 100.0% 6211 100.0% 37162 100.0%
Work on a research project with a faculty member outside of course or program requirements Undecided 71 52.2% 2918 50.3% 16119 48.3% 3 2.1% 488 7.9% 4084 11.0%
No 20 14.7% 1189 20.5% 8934 26.8% 96 66.7% 3859 62.1% 24373 65.7%
Yes 45 33.1% 1690 29.2% 8333 25.0% 45 31.3% 1863 30.0% 8622 23.3%
Total 136 100.0% 5797 100.0% 33386 100.0% 144 100.0% 6210 100.0% 37079 100.0%
Foreign language coursework Undecided 18 13.3% 999 17.2% 7237 21.6% 1 .7% 179 2.9% 1869 5.0%
No 12 8.9% 1297 22.4% 11217 33.5% 33 22.9% 2300 37.0% 20280 54.6%
Yes 105 77.8% 3505 60.4% 14994 44.8% 110 76.4% 3741 60.1% 14984 40.4%
Total 135 100.0% 5801 100.0% 33448 100.0% 144 100.0% 6220 100.0% 37133 100.0%
Study abroad Undecided 23 16.9% 1734 29.9% 11770 35.3% 0 .0% 276 4.4% 2531 6.8%
No 4 2.9% 1011 17.4% 10234 30.7% 45 31.3% 3879 62.5% 28140 75.9%
Yes 109 80.1% 3049 52.6% 11377 34.1% 99 68.8% 2054 33.1% 6390 17.2%
Total 136 100.0% 5794 100.0% 33381 100.0% 144 100.0% 6209 100.0% 37061 100.0%
Independent study or self-designed major Undecided 65 47.8% 2479 42.8% 12734 38.1% 6 4.2% 243 3.9% 2537 6.8%
No 36 26.5% 1974 34.1% 14925 44.7% 85 59.0% 3338 53.8% 23750 64.0%
Yes 35 25.7% 1339 23.1% 5729 17.2% 53 36.8% 2622 42.3% 10799 29.1%
Total 136 100.0% 5792 100.0% 33388 100.0% 144 100.0% 6203 100.0% 37086 100.0%
Culminating senior experience (comprehensive exam, capstone course, thesis, project, etc.) Undecided 62 45.6% 2038 35.2% 14603 43.7% 1 .7% 291 4.7% 3120 8.4%
No 3 2.2% 443 7.6% 4495 13.5% 39 27.1% 1430 23.0% 13225 35.6%
Yes 71 52.2% 3311 57.2% 14294 42.8% 104 72.2% 4497 72.3% 20785 56.0%
Total 136 100.0% 5792 100.0% 33392 100.0% 144 100.0% 6218 100.0% 37130 100.0%
Preparing for class (studying, reading, writing, rehearsing, and other activities related to your academic program) 0 hours/week 1 .7% 20 .3% 160 .5% 0 .0% 18 .3% 187 .5%
1-5 hours/week 7 5.1% 709 12.2% 6678 20.0% 24 16.7% 851 13.7% 7610 20.4%
6-10 hours/week 16 11.8% 1210 20.9% 8136 24.3% 34 23.6% 1304 20.9% 9159 24.6%
11-15 hours/week 22 16.2% 1116 19.3% 6547 19.6% 30 20.8% 1176 18.9% 6837 18.4%
16-20 hours/week 25 18.4% 1024 17.7% 4914 14.7% 21 14.6% 1107 17.8% 5374 14.4%
21-25 hours/week 27 19.9% 762 13.2% 3179 9.5% 13 9.0% 702 11.3% 3290 8.8%
26-30 hours/week 26 19.1% 497 8.6% 2044 6.1% 12 8.3% 514 8.3% 2188 5.9%
More than 30 hours/week 12 8.8% 453 7.8% 1794 5.4% 10 6.9% 557 8.9% 2578 6.9%
Total 136 100.0% 5791 100.0% 33452 100.0% 144 100.0% 6229 100.0% 37223 100.0%
Working for pay on campus 0 hours/week 65 47.8% 3657 63.1% 24804 74.1% 57 39.6% 3208 51.5% 25391 68.3%
1-5 hours/week 29 21.3% 624 10.8% 2072 6.2% 32 22.2% 825 13.2% 2462 6.6%
6-10 hours/week 33 24.3% 1032 17.8% 3501 10.5% 43 29.9% 1238 19.9% 3921 10.5%
11-15 hours/week 7 5.1% 326 5.6% 1783 5.3% 10 6.9% 536 8.6% 2370 6.4%
16-20 hours/week 1 .7% 116 2.0% 867 2.6% 0 .0% 261 4.2% 1733 4.7%
21-25 hours/week 1 .7% 22 .4% 239 .7% 0 .0% 69 1.1% 559 1.5%
26-30 hours/week 0 .0% 10 .2% 67 .2% 1 .7% 41 .7% 276 .7%
More than 30 hours/week 0 .0% 13 .2% 122 .4% 1 .7% 54 .9% 489 1.3%
Total 136 100.0% 5800 100.0% 33455 100.0% 144 100.0% 6232 100.0% 37201 100.0%
Working for pay off campus 0 hours/week 124 91.9% 4521 78.2% 21843 65.4% 98 69.5% 3534 57.0% 15402 41.5%
1-5 hours/week 7 5.2% 336 5.8% 1685 5.0% 10 7.1% 469 7.6% 2015 5.4%
6-10 hours/week 4 3.0% 267 4.6% 1678 5.0% 13 9.2% 485 7.8% 2610 7.0%
11-15 hours/week 0 .0% 166 2.9% 1700 5.1% 9 6.4% 379 6.1% 2791 7.5%
16-20 hours/week 0 .0% 173 3.0% 2063 6.2% 5 3.5% 405 6.5% 3595 9.7%
21-25 hours/week 0 .0% 145 2.5% 1527 4.6% 1 .7% 287 4.6% 2815 7.6%
26-30 hours/week 0 .0% 64 1.1% 1014 3.0% 1 .7% 164 2.6% 1994 5.4%
More than 30 hours/week 0 .0% 112 1.9% 1868 5.6% 4 2.8% 478 7.7% 5929 16.0%
Total 135 100.0% 5784 100.0% 33378 100.0% 141 100.0% 6201 100.0% 37151 100.0%
Participating in co-curricular activities (organizations, campus publications, student government, social fraternity or sorority, intercollegiate or intramural sports, etc.) 0 hours/week 6 4.4% 1295 22.4% 11946 35.7% 7 4.9% 1591 25.6% 15162 40.7%
1-5 hours/week 47 34.6% 2098 36.2% 11263 33.7% 48 33.3% 2201 35.4% 12033 32.3%
6-10 hours/week 29 21.3% 1004 17.3% 4571 13.7% 35 24.3% 1012 16.3% 4338 11.6%
11-15 hours/week 23 16.9% 631 10.9% 2415 7.2% 16 11.1% 597 9.6% 2315 6.2%
16-20 hours/week 16 11.8% 381 6.6% 1506 4.5% 21 14.6% 371 6.0% 1506 4.0%
21-25 hours/week 9 6.6% 187 3.2% 789 2.4% 7 4.9% 208 3.3% 793 2.1%
26-30 hours/week 4 2.9% 85 1.5% 402 1.2% 3 2.1% 117 1.9% 473 1.3%
More than 30 hours/week 2 1.5% 113 2.0% 548 1.6% 7 4.9% 122 2.0% 626 1.7%
Total 136 100.0% 5794 100.0% 33440 100.0% 144 100.0% 6219 100.0% 37246 100.0%
Relaxing and socializing (watching TV, partying, exercising, playing computer and other games, etc.) 0 hours/week 2 1.5% 34 .6% 271 .8% 1 .7% 60 1.0% 513 1.4%
1-5 hours/week 20 14.9% 1040 18.0% 6348 19.0% 14 9.7% 1227 19.7% 9057 24.3%
6-10 hours/week 41 30.6% 1489 25.7% 8546 25.6% 37 25.7% 1717 27.6% 10456 28.1%
11-15 hours/week 36 26.9% 1214 21.0% 6542 19.6% 31 21.5% 1281 20.6% 6977 18.7%
16-20 hours/week 13 9.7% 801 13.8% 4602 13.8% 20 13.9% 812 13.0% 4496 12.1%
21-25 hours/week 10 7.5% 469 8.1% 2712 8.1% 16 11.1% 459 7.4% 2416 6.5%
26-30 hours/week 5 3.7% 290 5.0% 1558 4.7% 8 5.6% 274 4.4% 1310 3.5%
More than 30 hours/week 7 5.2% 449 7.8% 2827 8.5% 17 11.8% 397 6.4% 2016 5.4%
Total 134 100.0% 5786 100.0% 33406 100.0% 144 100.0% 6227 100.0% 37241 100.0%
Providing care for dependents living with you (parents, children, spouse, etc.) 0 hours/week 129 94.9% 5137 88.6% 26075 77.9% 134 93.7% 5027 80.8% 24442 65.7%
1-5 hours/week 5 3.7% 367 6.3% 3566 10.7% 6 4.2% 417 6.7% 3842 10.3%
6-10 hours/week 1 .7% 112 1.9% 1285 3.8% 0 .0% 193 3.1% 2061 5.5%
11-15 hours/week 0 .0% 49 .8% 635 1.9% 1 .7% 133 2.1% 1296 3.5%
16-20 hours/week 1 .7% 33 .6% 420 1.3% 0 .0% 64 1.0% 898 2.4%
21-25 hours/week 0 .0% 16 .3% 238 .7% 0 .0% 48 .8% 624 1.7%
26-30 hours/week 0 .0% 13 .2% 191 .6% 0 .0% 47 .8% 510 1.4%
More than 30 hours/week 0 .0% 74 1.3% 1051 3.1% 2 1.4% 291 4.7% 3553 9.5%
Total 136 100.0% 5801 100.0% 33461 100.0% 143 100.0% 6220 100.0% 37226 100.0%
Contributed to: Acquiring a broad general education Very little 0 .0% 106 1.8% 944 2.8% 0 .0% 60 1.0% 892 2.4%
Some 4 3.0% 776 13.4% 6141 18.4% 1 .7% 470 7.5% 5280 14.2%
Quite a bit 32 23.7% 2349 40.7% 15377 46.2% 17 12.0% 1949 31.3% 14742 39.6%
Very much 99 73.3% 2540 44.0% 10846 32.6% 124 87.3% 3750 60.2% 16275 43.8%
Total 135 100.0% 5771 100.0% 33308 100.0% 142 100.0% 6229 100.0% 37189 100.0%
Contributed to: Acquiring job or work-related knowledge and skills Very little 9 6.7% 841 14.6% 4885 14.7% 5 3.5% 433 7.0% 2323 6.3%
Some 34 25.2% 2273 39.4% 12203 36.7% 48 33.6% 1724 27.7% 8345 22.5%
Quite a bit 56 41.5% 1749 30.3% 10378 31.2% 54 37.8% 2143 34.4% 13214 35.6%
Very much 36 26.7% 903 15.7% 5803 17.4% 36 25.2% 1922 30.9% 13277 35.7%
Total 135 100.0% 5766 100.0% 33269 100.0% 143 100.0% 6222 100.0% 37159 100.0%
Contributed to: Writing clearly and effectively Very little 2 1.5% 239 4.1% 2096 6.3% 0 .0% 125 2.0% 1503 4.0%
Some 12 8.9% 1326 23.0% 8967 26.9% 9 6.3% 944 15.2% 8156 21.9%
Quite a bit 42 31.1% 2430 42.1% 14091 42.3% 41 28.9% 2290 36.8% 15392 41.4%
Very much 79 58.5% 1777 30.8% 8152 24.5% 92 64.8% 2866 46.0% 12135 32.6%
Total 135 100.0% 5772 100.0% 33306 100.0% 142 100.0% 6225 100.0% 37186 100.0%
Contributed to: Speaking clearly and effectively Very little 6 4.4% 635 11.0% 4130 12.4% 0 .0% 211 3.4% 2076 5.6%
Some 39 28.9% 2000 34.6% 11452 34.4% 18 12.6% 1204 19.4% 9166 24.7%
Quite a bit 43 31.9% 1973 34.2% 11655 35.0% 49 34.3% 2443 39.3% 15042 40.5%
Very much 47 34.8% 1168 20.2% 6061 18.2% 76 53.1% 2360 38.0% 10885 29.3%
Total 135 100.0% 5776 100.0% 33298 100.0% 143 100.0% 6218 100.0% 37169 100.0%
Contributed to: Thinking critically and analytically Very little 1 .7% 107 1.9% 989 3.0% 1 .7% 52 .8% 585 1.6%
Some 7 5.2% 824 14.3% 6517 19.6% 2 1.4% 446 7.2% 4630 12.4%
Quite a bit 38 28.1% 2287 39.6% 14407 43.2% 26 18.2% 1946 31.3% 14677 39.5%
Very much 89 65.9% 2555 44.3% 11410 34.2% 114 79.7% 3782 60.7% 17305 46.5%
Total 135 100.0% 5773 100.0% 33323 100.0% 143 100.0% 6226 100.0% 37197 100.0%
Contributed to: Analyzing quantitative problems Very little 5 3.7% 633 11.0% 3484 10.5% 4 2.8% 399 6.4% 2208 5.9%
Some 32 23.7% 1949 33.8% 11567 34.8% 31 21.7% 1658 26.7% 10146 27.3%
Quite a bit 53 39.3% 2061 35.8% 12076 36.3% 51 35.7% 2236 36.0% 14124 38.0%
Very much 45 33.3% 1115 19.4% 6105 18.4% 57 39.9% 1920 30.9% 10660 28.7%
Total 135 100.0% 5758 100.0% 33232 100.0% 143 100.0% 6213 100.0% 37138 100.0%
Contributed to: Using computing and information technology Very little 6 4.4% 762 13.2% 3788 11.4% 4 2.8% 374 6.0% 2232 6.0%
Some 49 36.3% 1877 32.5% 9884 29.7% 34 23.8% 1693 27.2% 8813 23.7%
Quite a bit 46 34.1% 1868 32.4% 11105 33.3% 59 41.3% 2165 34.8% 12762 34.3%
Very much 34 25.2% 1267 21.9% 8537 25.6% 46 32.2% 1990 32.0% 13381 36.0%
Total 135 100.0% 5774 100.0% 33314 100.0% 143 100.0% 6222 100.0% 37188 100.0%
Contributed to: Working effectively with others Very little 3 2.2% 314 5.4% 2206 6.6% 2 1.4% 144 2.3% 1271 3.4%
Some 31 23.0% 1733 30.0% 9775 29.4% 14 9.9% 1128 18.1% 7211 19.4%
Quite a bit 52 38.5% 2300 39.9% 13161 39.5% 62 43.7% 2431 39.1% 14273 38.4%
Very much 49 36.3% 1422 24.6% 8141 24.5% 64 45.1% 2519 40.5% 14415 38.8%
Total 135 100.0% 5769 100.0% 33283 100.0% 142 100.0% 6222 100.0% 37170 100.0%
Contributed to: Voting in local, state, or national elections Very little 22 16.3% 2469 42.8% 14607 43.9% 28 19.6% 2515 40.5% 16914 45.6%
Some 28 20.7% 1773 30.8% 9896 29.8% 45 31.5% 1963 31.6% 10872 29.3%
Quite a bit 24 17.8% 960 16.7% 5428 16.3% 33 23.1% 983 15.8% 5442 14.7%
Very much 61 45.2% 561 9.7% 3312 10.0% 37 25.9% 749 12.1% 3870 10.4%
Total 135 100.0% 5763 100.0% 33243 100.0% 143 100.0% 6210 100.0% 37098 100.0%
Contributed to: Learning effectively on your own Very little 1 .7% 214 3.7% 1648 5.0% 1 .7% 167 2.7% 1595 4.3%
Some 12 9.0% 1211 21.0% 7617 22.9% 16 11.3% 813 13.1% 6637 17.9%
Quite a bit 55 41.0% 2419 42.0% 14060 42.3% 47 33.1% 2368 38.1% 14973 40.4%
Very much 66 49.3% 1919 33.3% 9903 29.8% 78 54.9% 2860 46.1% 13894 37.5%
Total 134 100.0% 5763 100.0% 33228 100.0% 142 100.0% 6208 100.0% 37099 100.0%
Contributed to: Understanding yourself Very little 6 4.4% 418 7.3% 3064 9.2% 1 .7% 298 4.8% 2957 8.0%
Some 17 12.6% 1291 22.4% 8179 24.6% 17 12.0% 943 15.2% 7700 20.8%
Quite a bit 59 43.7% 2057 35.7% 11895 35.8% 49 34.5% 2029 32.7% 12605 34.0%
Very much 53 39.3% 1995 34.6% 10059 30.3% 75 52.8% 2940 47.3% 13794 37.2%
Total 135 100.0% 5761 100.0% 33197 100.0% 142 100.0% 6210 100.0% 37056 100.0%
Contributed to: Understanding people of other racial and ethnic backgrounds Very little 21 15.6% 923 16.0% 5290 15.9% 23 16.2% 878 14.1% 5552 15.0%
Some 35 25.9% 1825 31.7% 10499 31.5% 43 30.3% 1945 31.3% 11654 31.4%
Quite a bit 44 32.6% 1730 30.0% 10302 31.0% 45 31.7% 1745 28.1% 11002 29.6%
Very much 35 25.9% 1286 22.3% 7188 21.6% 31 21.8% 1638 26.4% 8929 24.0%
Total 135 100.0% 5764 100.0% 33279 100.0% 142 100.0% 6206 100.0% 37137 100.0%
Contributed to: Developing a personal code of values and ethics Very little 11 8.1% 787 13.6% 5178 15.6% 11 7.7% 652 10.5% 5506 14.8%
Some 21 15.6% 1576 27.3% 9642 29.0% 39 27.3% 1503 24.2% 10094 27.2%
Quite a bit 52 38.5% 1806 31.3% 10379 31.2% 50 35.0% 1935 31.2% 11186 30.1%
Very much 51 37.8% 1597 27.7% 8073 24.3% 43 30.1% 2118 34.1% 10338 27.8%
Total 135 100.0% 5766 100.0% 33272 100.0% 143 100.0% 6208 100.0% 37124 100.0%
Contributed to: Improving the welfare of your community Very little 14 10.4% 1236 21.5% 9492 28.5% 7 4.9% 995 16.0% 8762 23.6%
Some 40 29.9% 2219 38.5% 12897 38.8% 45 31.7% 2152 34.7% 13382 36.0%
Quite a bit 47 35.1% 1486 25.8% 7247 21.8% 53 37.3% 1761 28.4% 9207 24.8%
Very much 33 24.6% 820 14.2% 3615 10.9% 37 26.1% 1302 21.0% 5777 15.6%
Total 134 100.0% 5761 100.0% 33251 100.0% 142 100.0% 6210 100.0% 37128 100.0%
Emphasize: Spending significant amounts of time studying and on academic work Very little 1 .7% 107 1.9% 788 2.4% 0 .0% 85 1.4% 860 2.3%
Some 2 1.5% 770 13.3% 5723 17.2% 4 2.8% 762 12.3% 6629 17.8%
Quite a bit 36 26.7% 2405 41.6% 14716 44.2% 56 39.4% 2621 42.2% 16867 45.4%
Very much 96 71.1% 2493 43.2% 12080 36.3% 82 57.7% 2748 44.2% 12790 34.4%
Total 135 100.0% 5775 100.0% 33307 100.0% 142 100.0% 6216 100.0% 37146 100.0%
Emphasize: Providing the support you need to help you succeed academically Very little 3 2.2% 145 2.5% 1540 4.6% 0 .0% 207 3.3% 2468 6.6%
Some 4 3.0% 942 16.3% 7439 22.4% 16 11.3% 1185 19.1% 10148 27.3%
Quite a bit 43 31.9% 2372 41.1% 13946 41.9% 59 41.5% 2565 41.3% 15380 41.4%
Very much 85 63.0% 2311 40.1% 10356 31.1% 67 47.2% 2261 36.4% 9157 24.6%
Total 135 100.0% 5770 100.0% 33281 100.0% 142 100.0% 6218 100.0% 37153 100.0%
Emphasize: Encouraging contact among students from different economic, social, and racial or ethnic backgrounds Very little 16 11.9% 807 14.0% 5546 16.7% 27 19.0% 1220 19.7% 8255 22.2%
Some 31 23.0% 1831 31.8% 11125 33.5% 71 50.0% 2294 37.0% 13980 37.7%
Quite a bit 46 34.1% 1720 29.9% 9742 29.3% 29 20.4% 1557 25.1% 9219 24.8%
Very much 42 31.1% 1403 24.4% 6837 20.6% 15 10.6% 1132 18.2% 5649 15.2%
Total 135 100.0% 5761 100.0% 33250 100.0% 142 100.0% 6203 100.0% 37103 100.0%
Emphasize: Helping you cope with your non-academic responsibilities (work, family, etc.) Very little 20 14.8% 1428 24.8% 10409 31.3% 33 23.1% 1962 31.6% 15406 41.5%
Some 44 32.6% 2302 39.9% 12974 39.0% 72 50.3% 2515 40.5% 13641 36.7%
Quite a bit 54 40.0% 1409 24.4% 6869 20.6% 27 18.9% 1186 19.1% 5619 15.1%
Very much 17 12.6% 629 10.9% 3015 9.1% 11 7.7% 543 8.7% 2458 6.6%
Total 135 100.0% 5768 100.0% 33267 100.0% 143 100.0% 6206 100.0% 37124 100.0%
Emphasize: Providing the support you need to thrive socially Very little 7 5.2% 1004 17.4% 7068 21.3% 24 16.8% 1434 23.1% 11253 30.3%
Some 31 23.0% 2106 36.5% 12665 38.1% 58 40.6% 2479 40.0% 14680 39.6%
Quite a bit 61 45.2% 1762 30.6% 9237 27.8% 40 28.0% 1549 25.0% 7950 21.4%
Very much 36 26.7% 894 15.5% 4284 12.9% 21 14.7% 739 11.9% 3209 8.7%
Total 135 100.0% 5766 100.0% 33254 100.0% 143 100.0% 6201 100.0% 37092 100.0%
Quality: Relationships with other students Unfriendly, unsupportive, sense of alienation 0 .0% 50 .9% 285 .9% 0 .0% 36 .6% 249 .7%
2 2 1.5% 106 1.8% 701 2.1% 2 1.4% 112 1.8% 683 1.8%
3 3 2.2% 200 3.5% 1308 3.9% 1 .7% 212 3.4% 1463 3.9%
4 5 3.7% 480 8.3% 3049 9.1% 10 7.0% 513 8.2% 3441 9.2%
5 12 8.9% 1035 17.9% 6675 20.0% 32 22.4% 1200 19.3% 7491 20.1%
6 54 40.0% 1886 32.6% 10999 33.0% 40 28.0% 1969 31.6% 12063 32.4%
Friendly, supportive, sense of belonging 59 43.7% 2021 35.0% 10359 31.0% 58 40.6% 2188 35.1% 11871 31.9%
Total 135 100.0% 5778 100.0% 33376 100.0% 143 100.0% 6230 100.0% 37261 100.0%
Quality: Relationships with faculty members Unavailable, unhelpful, unsympathetic 1 .7% 13 .2% 243 .7% 0 .0% 20 .3% 356 1.0%
2 0 .0% 59 1.0% 624 1.9% 0 .0% 56 .9% 820 2.2%
3 1 .7% 161 2.8% 1625 4.9% 4 2.8% 140 2.2% 1667 4.5%
4 6 4.4% 460 8.0% 4336 13.0% 4 2.8% 397 6.4% 4033 10.8%
5 20 14.8% 1340 23.2% 9309 27.9% 20 14.0% 1104 17.7% 8832 23.7%
6 54 40.0% 2151 37.2% 10996 33.0% 60 42.0% 2358 37.8% 12711 34.1%
Available, helpful, sympathetic 53 39.3% 1593 27.6% 6225 18.7% 55 38.5% 2155 34.6% 8834 23.7%
Total 135 100.0% 5777 100.0% 33358 100.0% 143 100.0% 6230 100.0% 37253 100.0%
Quality: Relationships with administrative personnel and offices Unhelpful, inconsiderate, rigid 1 .7% 116 2.0% 935 2.8% 1 .7% 231 3.7% 2017 5.4%
2 1 .7% 193 3.3% 1537 4.6% 6 4.2% 413 6.6% 2947 7.9%
3 3 2.2% 405 7.0% 2954 8.9% 13 9.1% 630 10.1% 4311 11.6%
4 14 10.4% 887 15.4% 6119 18.4% 19 13.3% 1075 17.3% 6950 18.7%
5 36 26.7% 1602 27.8% 9047 27.1% 38 26.6% 1535 24.7% 9059 24.3%
6 54 40.0% 1656 28.7% 8431 25.3% 42 29.4% 1472 23.7% 7734 20.8%
Helpful, considerate, flexible 26 19.3% 907 15.7% 4304 12.9% 24 16.8% 867 13.9% 4210 11.3%
Total 135 100.0% 5766 100.0% 33327 100.0% 143 100.0% 6223 100.0% 37228 100.0%
How would you evaluate your entire educational experience at this institution? Poor 0 .0% 79 1.4% 539 1.6% 0 .0% 53 .9% 603 1.6%
Fair 6 4.4% 477 8.3% 3808 11.4% 5 3.5% 389 6.3% 4104 11.0%
Good 19 14.1% 2521 43.7% 17758 53.3% 37 25.9% 2497 40.1% 18514 49.8%
Excellent 110 81.5% 2691 46.7% 11219 33.7% 101 70.6% 3282 52.8% 13973 37.6%
Total 135 100.0% 5768 100.0% 33324 100.0% 143 100.0% 6221 100.0% 37194 100.0%
If you could start over again, would you go to the same institution you are now attending? Definitely no 1 .7% 265 4.6% 1533 4.6% 5 3.5% 244 3.9% 1967 5.3%
Probably no 5 3.7% 646 11.2% 4092 12.3% 19 13.3% 768 12.4% 5428 14.6%
Probably yes 35 26.1% 2268 39.3% 14218 42.7% 39 27.3% 2399 38.6% 15684 42.2%
Definitely yes 93 69.4% 2586 44.9% 13444 40.4% 80 55.9% 2806 45.1% 14104 37.9%
Total 134 100.0% 5765 100.0% 33287 100.0% 143 100.0% 6217 100.0% 37183 100.0%