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									                                                                                                 Class
                                                                            First Year
                                                                  NUR       All Other Colleges

Academic Activities                                          n          %     n          %
Asked questions in class or contributed to      Total        60              968
class discussions                               Never                7.2%               5.8%
                                                Sometimes           39.4%              44.3%
                                                Often               34.0%              33.6%
                                                Very often          19.5%              16.2%
Made a class presentation                       Total        60              968
                                                Never               34.0%              28.8%
                                                Sometimes           57.2%              56.4%
                                                Often                7.0%              11.8%
                                                Very often           1.8%               3.0%
Come to class without completing readings or Total           60              968
assignments                                     Never               25.1%              16.4%
                                                Sometimes           57.0%              58.9%
                                                Often               12.4%              18.8%
                                                Very often           5.4%               6.0%
Discussed ideas from your readings or           Total        60              966
classes with others outside of class (students, Never               10.8%               9.8%
family members, co-workers, etc.)               Sometimes           35.8%              36.0%
                                                Often               32.0%              32.6%
                                                Very often          21.4%              21.6%
Worked with other students on projects          Total        60              968
DURING CLASS                                    Never               10.8%              12.3%
                                                Sometimes           46.3%              40.9%
                                                Often               30.5%              34.5%
                                                Very often          12.4%              12.2%
Worked with classmates OUTSIDE OF               Total        60              968
CLASS to prepare class assignments              Never               16.0%              14.7%
                                                Sometimes           51.6%              47.0%
                                                Often               25.1%              26.2%
                                                Very often           7.2%              12.2%
Tutored or taught other students (paid or       Total        60              968
voluntary)                                      Never               48.4%              46.3%
                                                Sometimes           32.0%              37.0%
                                                Often               14.2%              12.7%
                                                Very often           5.4%               4.0%
Participated in a community-based project       Total        60              967
(e.g., service learning) as part of a regular   Never               69.5%              70.1%
course                                          Sometimes           12.6%              19.3%
                                                Often               10.8%               6.5%
                                                Very often           7.2%               4.0%

                                                                                                 Class
                                                                            First Year
                                                                  NUR       All Other Colleges

Use of IT                                                    n          %     n          %
Used an electronic medium (listserv, chat      Total         60              967
group, Internet, instant messaging, etc.) to
discuss or complete an assignment
Used an electronic medium (listserv, chat
group, Internet, instant messaging, etc.) to     Never                 21.4%              14.3%
discuss or complete an assignment                Sometimes             30.2%              33.6%
                                                 Often                 21.6%              26.0%
                                                 Very often            26.8%              26.0%
Used e-mail to communicate with an               Total          60              967
instructor                                       Never                  0.0%               2.8%
                                                 Sometimes             28.6%              26.5%
                                                 Often                 30.5%              38.1%
                                                 Very often            40.9%              32.6%

                                                                                                    Class
                                                                               First Year
                                                                     NUR       All Other Colleges

Experiences with Diversity                                      n          %     n          %
Included diverse perspectives (different races, Total           60              967
religions, genders, political beliefs, etc.) in    Never                7.0%              12.3%
class discussions or writing assignments           Sometimes           43.0%              37.7%
                                                   Often               37.4%              31.0%
                                                   Very often          12.6%              19.0%
Had serious conversations with students of a Total              60              962
different race or ethnicity than your own          Never                7.2%              10.9%
                                                   Sometimes           35.6%              30.4%
                                                   Often               24.9%              26.4%
                                                   Very often          32.3%              32.4%
Had serious conversations with students who Total               60              962
are very different from you in terms of their      Never                7.2%               9.1%
religious beliefs, political opinions, or personal Sometimes           21.4%              27.1%
values                                             Often               33.8%              31.1%
                                                   Very often          37.6%              32.7%

                                                                                                    Class
                                                                               First Year
                                                                     NUR       All Other Colleges

Interactions with Faculty                                       n          %     n          %
Discussed grades or assignments with an       Total             60              967
instructor                                    Never                    12.6%              10.8%
                                              Sometimes                39.4%              47.3%
                                              Often                    28.4%              28.3%
                                              Very often               19.6%              13.6%
Talked about career plans with a faculty      Total             60              967
member or advisor                             Never                    25.0%              20.2%
                                              Sometimes                44.8%              50.6%
                                              Often                    18.0%              21.4%
                                              Very often               12.3%               7.8%
Discussed ideas from your readings or         Total             60              963
classes with faculty members outside of class Never                    53.7%              51.7%
                                              Sometimes                42.7%              34.2%
                                              Often                     1.8%              10.5%
                                              Very often                1.8%               3.6%
Received prompt feedback from faculty on      Total             60              966
your academic performance (written or oral)
Received prompt feedback from faculty on
your academic performance (written or oral)    Never                   9.0%              12.7%
                                               Sometimes              43.1%              40.8%
                                               Often                  33.7%              35.5%
                                               Very often             14.2%              11.0%
Worked harder than you thought you could to Total              60              966
meet an instructor's standards or expectations Never                   9.0%              13.9%
                                               Sometimes              37.3%              38.8%
                                               Often                  48.4%              34.0%
                                               Very often              5.4%              13.3%
Worked with faculty members on activities      Total           60              966
other than coursework (committees,             Never                  76.6%              70.8%
orientation, student life activities, etc.)    Sometimes              19.8%              18.4%
                                               Often                   3.6%               8.2%
                                               Very often              0.0%               2.6%

                                                                                                   Class
                                                                              First Year
                                                                    NUR       All Other Colleges

Critical Thinking Skills                                       n          %     n          %
Put together ideas or concepts from different    Total         60              966
courses when completing assignments or           Never                16.2%              13.4%
during class discussions                         Sometimes            40.9%              45.7%
                                                 Often                37.6%              32.5%
                                                 Very often            5.4%               8.4%
Coursework emphasized: MEMORIZING                Total         60              966
facts, ideas or methods from your courses        Very little           3.6%               4.9%
and readings so you can repeat them in pretty    Some                 10.6%              23.9%
much the same form                               Quite a bit          39.4%              38.9%
                                                 Very much            46.4%              32.4%
Coursework emphasized: ANALYZING the             Total         60              966
basic elements of an idea, experience, or        Very little           1.8%               1.3%
theory, such as examining a particular case or   Some                 14.4%              16.3%
situation in depth and considering its           Quite a bit          48.1%              43.4%
components
                                                 Very much            35.8%              39.0%
Coursework emphasized: SYNTHESIZING              Total         60              964
and organizing ideas, information, or            Very little          10.8%               4.8%
experiences into new, more complex               Some                 23.2%              32.7%
interpretations and relationships                Quite a bit          41.2%              38.5%
                                                 Very much            24.9%              24.1%
Coursework emphasized: MAKING                    Total         60              966
JUDGMENTS about the value of information,        Very little          12.6%               6.7%
arguments, or methods, such as examining         Some                 26.5%              32.9%
how others gathered and interpreted data and     Quite a bit          39.4%              39.4%
assessing the soundness of their conclusions
                                                 Very much            21.6%              21.0%
Coursework emphasized: APPLYING theories         Total         60              966
or concepts to practical problems or in new      Very little           3.6%               3.4%
situations                                       Some                  7.2%              18.0%
                                                 Quite a bit          48.1%              37.1%
                                                 Very much            41.2%              41.5%

                                                                                                   Class
                                                                                   First Year
                                                                         NUR       All Other Colleges

Challenging Exams                                                   n          %     n          %
Mark the box that best represents the extent    Total               59              922
to which your examinations during the current   Very little                 0.0%               0.7%
school year challenged you to do your best      2                           0.0%               0.6%
work.                                           3                           1.7%               3.1%
                                                4                           5.3%               8.5%
                                                5                          34.6%              26.7%
                                                6                          34.6%              40.2%
                                                Very much                  23.8%              20.2%

                                                                                                        Class
                                                                                   First Year
                                                                         NUR       All Other Colleges

Reading and Writing Assignments                                     n          %     n          %
Prepared two or more drafts of a paper or       Total               60              968
assignment before turning it in                 Never                      14.4%              23.0%
                                                Sometimes                  28.3%              31.5%
                                                Often                      34.0%              29.9%
                                                Very often                 23.4%              15.6%
Worked on a paper or project that required      Total               60              968
integrating ideas or information from various   Never                       1.8%               6.4%
sources                                         Sometimes                  28.4%              30.0%
                                                Often                      53.7%              42.7%
                                                Very often                 16.0%              21.0%
Number of assigned textbooks, books, or         Total               59              938
book-length packs of course readings            None                        1.8%               1.1%
                                                Between 1 and 4            18.3%              17.9%
                                                Between 5 and 10           47.1%              47.2%
                                                Between 11 and 20          27.3%              22.0%
                                                More than 20                5.5%              11.7%
Number of books read on your own (not           Total               59              938
assigned) for personal enjoyment or             None                       29.0%              34.3%
academic enrichment                             Between 1 and 4            61.9%              50.2%
                                                Between 5 and 10            5.5%              10.8%
                                                Between 11 and 20           3.7%               2.4%
                                                More than 20                0.0%               2.4%
Number of written papers or reports of 20       Total               59              938
PAGES OR MORE                                   None                       90.9%              86.2%
                                                Between 1 and 4             5.5%              10.2%
                                                Between 5 and 10            0.0%               2.3%
                                                Between 11 and 20           3.7%               0.7%
                                                More than 20                0.0%               0.6%
Number of written papers or reports             Total               59              938
BETWEEN 5 AND 19 PAGES                          None                        7.3%              18.8%
                                                Between 1 and 4            61.7%              53.8%
                                                Between 5 and 10           23.6%              20.4%
                                                Between 11 and 20           5.5%               5.4%
                                                More than 20                1.8%               1.6%
Number of written papers or reports of             Total               59              938
FEWER THAN 5 PAGES                                 None                        1.8%               4.1%
                                                   Between 1 and 4            50.9%              40.8%
                                                   Between 5 and 10           25.5%              31.2%
                                                   Between 11 and 20          11.0%              15.5%
                                                   More than 20               10.8%               8.4%

                                                                                                           Class
                                                                                      First Year
                                                                            NUR       All Other Colleges

Read and Writing Cont'd                                                n          %     n          %
Number of problem sets that take you MORE Total                        59              937
than an hour to complete                  None                                18.1%              11.1%
                                          1-2                                 45.4%              37.1%
                                          3-4                                 23.6%              34.5%
                                          5-6                                  7.3%               8.0%
                                          More than 6                          5.5%               9.3%
Number of problem sets that take you LESS Total                        59              937
than an hour to complete                  None                                11.0%              13.9%
                                          1-2                                 39.9%              40.5%
                                          3-4                                 21.6%              22.7%
                                          5-6                                 14.6%              11.6%
                                          More than 6                         12.8%              11.2%

                                                                                                           Class
                                                                                      First Year
                                                                            NUR       All Other Colleges

Extra-curricular Activities                                            n          %     n          %
Attended an art exhibit, gallery, play, dance,     Total               58              938
or other theater performance                       Never                      39.0%              30.8%
                                                   Sometimes                  48.0%              50.0%
                                                   Often                       7.5%              12.6%
                                                   Very often                  5.6%               6.6%
Exercised or participated in physical fitness      Total               58              938
activities                                         Never                       9.3%              12.7%
                                                   Sometimes                  37.1%              29.3%
                                                   Often                      24.2%              24.8%
                                                   Very often                 29.3%              33.3%
Participated in activities to enhance your         Total               58              937
spirituality (worship, meditation, prayer, etc.)   Never                      35.2%              51.5%
                                                   Sometimes                  29.3%              25.6%
                                                   Often                      14.9%              11.7%
                                                   Very often                 20.5%              11.2%

                                                                                                           Class
                                                                                      First Year
                                                                            NUR       All Other Colleges

Enriching Educational Experiences                                      n          %     n          %
Practicum, internship, field experience, co-op Total                   59              938
experience, or clinical assignment
Practicum, internship, field experience, co-op
experience, or clinical assignment             Have not decided                    12.8%                 10.2%
                                               Do not plan to do                    1.8%                  2.2%
                                               Plan to do                          80.0%                 84.3%
                                               Done                                 5.3%                  3.3%
Community service or volunteer work            Total                        59                 938
                                               Have not decided                     5.3%                 16.1%
                                               Do not plan to do                    1.8%                  5.8%
                                               Plan to do                          34.6%                 46.4%
                                               Done                                58.2%                 31.8%
Participate in a learning community or some Total                           59                 938
other formal program where groups of           Have not decided                    39.9%                 37.9%
students take two or more classes together     Do not plan to do                   16.3%                 27.0%
                                               Plan to do                          23.6%                 22.6%
                                               Done                                20.1%                 12.5%
Work on a research project with a faculty      Total                        59                 938
member outside of course or program            Have not decided                    41.6%                 44.0%
requirements                                   Do not plan to do                   38.4%                 18.9%
                                               Plan to do                          18.1%                 35.7%
                                               Done                                 1.8%                  1.4%
Foreign language coursework                    Total                        59                 938
                                               Have not decided                    18.1%                 15.0%
                                               Do not plan to do                   52.6%                 27.1%
                                               Plan to do                          27.4%                 30.5%
                                               Done                                 1.8%                 27.3%
Study abroad                                   Total                        59                 938
                                               Have not decided                    32.9%                 30.3%
                                               Do not plan to do                   41.5%                 30.3%
                                               Plan to do                          23.8%                 36.1%
                                               Done                                 1.8%                  3.3%
Independent study or self-designed major       Total                        59                 938
                                               Have not decided                    18.3%                 31.9%
                                               Do not plan to do                   72.9%                 56.1%
                                               Plan to do                           8.8%                 10.8%
                                               Done                                 0.0%                  1.2%
Culminating senior experience                  Total                        59                 938
(comprehensive exam, capstone course,          Have not decided                    40.1%                 47.8%
thesis, project, etc.)                         Do not plan to do                   27.3%                 14.2%
                                               Plan to do                          32.6%                 37.3%
                                               Done                                 0.0%                  0.7%

                                                                                                                   Class
                                                                                              First Year
                                                                                 NUR          All Other Colleges

Quality of Relationships                                                    n           %       n          %
Quality: Your relationships with other students Total                       59                 938
                                                Unfriendly, Unsupportive,
                                                                                       0.0%              1.0%
                                                Sense of Alienation
                                                2                                   1.8%                  1.9%
                                                3                                   5.5%                  3.2%
                                                4                                   1.8%                  8.3%
                                                5                                  27.1%                 21.6%
                                               6                                         34.6%                 35.0%
                                               Friendly, Supportive, Sense of
                                                                                         29.1%                 29.1%
                                               Belonging
Quality: Your relationships with faculty       Total                              59                 937
members                                        Unavailable, Unhelpful,
                                                                                             0.0%              1.3%
                                               Unsympathetic
                                               2                                          1.8%                  1.7%
                                               3                                          7.3%                  6.0%
                                               4                                         23.8%                 12.1%
                                               5                                         27.1%                 37.4%
                                               6                                         27.3%                 29.0%
                                               Available, Helpful, Sympathetic
                                                                                         12.7%                 12.5%
Quality: Your relationships with administrative Total                             59                 938
personnel and offices                           Unhelpful, Inconsiderate, Rigid
                                                                                             0.0%              1.9%
                                               2                                          5.5%                  3.9%
                                               3                                          5.5%                  6.3%
                                               4                                         22.0%                 19.0%
                                               5                                         29.0%                 27.3%
                                               6                                         25.5%                 28.0%
                                               Helpful, Considerate, Flexible
                                                                                         12.7%                 13.5%


                                                                                                                         Class
                                                                                                    First Year
                                                                                       NUR          All Other Colleges

Time Spent on Activities                                                          n           %       n          %
Hours per 7-day week spent preparing for       Total                              58                 909
class (studying, reading, writing, doing       0                                          0.0%                  0.6%
homework or lab work, analyzing data,          1-5                                        7.5%                 16.3%
rehearsing, and other academic activities)     6-10                                      29.3%                 27.1%
                                               11-15                                     18.6%                 19.7%
                                               16-20                                     16.6%                 15.3%
                                               21-25                                      9.3%                  9.9%
                                               26-30                                      9.3%                  5.6%
                                               More than 30                               9.3%                  5.5%
Hours per 7-day week spent working for pay     Total                              58                 910
ON CAMPUS                                      0                                         88.8%                 81.1%
                                               1-5                                        1.9%                  2.2%
                                               6-10                                       5.6%                  5.1%
                                               11-15                                      1.9%                  7.6%
                                               16-20                                      1.9%                  2.9%
                                               21-25                                      0.0%                  0.5%
                                               26-30                                      0.0%                  0.2%
                                               More than 30                               0.0%                  0.3%
Hours per 7-day week spent working for pay     Total                              58                 910
OFF CAMPUS                                     0                                         79.7%                 81.8%
                                               1-5                                        3.7%                  4.1%
                                               6-10                                       0.0%                  3.5%
                                               11-15                                      1.9%                  3.3%
Hours per 7-day week spent working for pay
OFF CAMPUS




                                                  16-20                     7.3%              3.9%
                                                  21-25                     7.5%              1.9%
                                                  26-30                     0.0%              1.0%
                                                  More than 30              0.0%              0.6%

                                                                                                        Class
                                                                                   First Year
                                                                      NUR          All Other Colleges

Time Spent on Activities cont'd                                  n           %       n          %
Hours per 7-day week spent participating in     Total            58                 909
co-curricular activities (organizations, campus 0                       25.9%                 34.4%
publications, student government, social        1-5                     44.4%                 40.3%
fraternity or sorority, intercollegiate or      6-10                    18.6%                 13.9%
intramural sports, etc.)
                                                11-15                    3.6%                  4.7%
                                                16-20                    3.7%                  3.9%
                                                21-25                    0.0%                  1.1%
                                                26-30                    3.7%                  0.8%
                                                More than 30             0.0%                  1.0%
Hours per 7-day week spent relaxing and         Total            58                 910
socializing (watching TV, partying, exercising, 0                        0.0%                  0.6%
etc.)                                           1-5                     13.0%                 17.1%
                                                6-10                    25.9%                 25.3%
                                                11-15                   25.9%                 20.2%
                                                16-20                   13.0%                 16.4%
                                                21-25                    9.2%                  7.1%
                                                26-30                    3.7%                  4.6%
                                                More than 30             9.2%                  8.7%
Hours per 7-day week spent providing care       Total            58                 910
for dependents living with you (parents,        0                       85.1%                 87.7%
children, spouse, etc.)                         1-5                      7.5%                  6.8%
                                                6-10                     3.7%                  3.1%
                                                11-15                    0.0%                  0.7%
                                                16-20                    3.7%                  0.7%
                                                21-25                    0.0%                  0.5%
                                                26-30                    0.0%                  0.0%
                                                More than 30             0.0%                  0.5%
Hours per 7-day week spent commuting to         Total            58                 910
class (driving, walking, etc.)                  0                        7.3%                  9.0%
                                                1-5                     70.5%                 69.3%
                                                6-10                    16.6%                 15.2%
                                                11-15                    3.7%                  3.8%
                                                16-20                    1.9%                  1.5%
                                                21-25                    0.0%                  0.6%
                                                26-30                    0.0%                  0.0%
                                                More than 30             0.0%                  0.6%

                                                                                                        Class
                                                                                   First Year
                                                                      NUR          All Other Colleges

Institutional Emphasis and Support                               n           %       n          %
Institutional emphasis: Spending significant  Total              58              908
amounts of time studying and on academic      Very little                3.7%               2.3%
work                                          Some                      16.8%              16.5%
                                              Quite a bit               51.6%              45.5%
                                              Very much                 28.0%              35.6%
Institutional emphasis: Providing the support Total              58              908
you need to help you succeed academically Very little                    3.7%               3.1%
                                              Some                      25.8%              18.7%
                                              Quite a bit               42.7%              43.2%
                                              Very much                 27.8%              35.0%
Institutional emphasis: Encouraging contact   Total              58              908
among students from different economic,       Very little               10.9%               8.7%
social, and racial or ethnic backgrounds      Some                      26.1%              24.8%
                                              Quite a bit               35.1%              36.4%
                                              Very much                 28.0%              30.1%
Institutional emphasis: Helping you cope with Total              58              908
your non-academic responsibilities (work,     Very little               31.5%              27.4%
family, etc.)                                 Some                      44.4%              39.0%
                                              Quite a bit               22.2%              24.7%
                                              Very much                  1.9%               9.0%
Institutional emphasis: Providing the support Total              58              908
you need to thrive socially                   Very little               13.0%              15.4%
                                              Some                      48.3%              32.5%
                                              Quite a bit               29.7%              37.0%
                                              Very much                  9.0%              15.1%
Institutional emphasis: Attending campus      Total              58              908
events and activities (special speakers,      Very little                3.7%               3.3%
cultural performances, athletic events, etc.) Some                      33.2%              17.1%
                                              Quite a bit               33.4%              42.5%
                                              Very much                 29.7%              37.1%
Institutional emphasis: Using computers in    Total              58              908
academic work                                 Very little                1.9%               2.3%
                                              Some                      18.6%              17.1%
                                              Quite a bit               31.2%              34.2%
                                              Very much                 48.3%              46.4%

                                                                                                     Class
                                                                                First Year
                                                                      NUR       All Other Colleges

Educational and Personal Growth                                  n          %     n          %
Institutional contribution: Acquiring a broad      Total         57              907
general education                                  Very little           0.0%               2.1%
                                                   Some                 18.8%              17.7%
                                                   Quite a bit          47.2%              47.2%
                                                   Very much            34.0%              33.0%
Institutional contribution: Acquiring job or work- Total         57              906
related knowledge and skills                       Very little           9.5%              12.9%
                                                   Some                 43.5%              38.5%
                                                   Quite a bit          32.0%              29.3%
                                                   Very much            15.0%              19.3%
Institutional contribution: Writing clearly and Total            57              907
effectively
Institutional contribution: Writing clearly and
effectively                                      Very little              3.8%                  9.8%
                                                 Some                    34.2%                 30.7%
                                                 Quite a bit             43.0%                 38.1%
                                                 Very much               19.0%                 21.4%
Institutional contribution: Speaking clearly and Total            57                 907
effectively                                      Very little              9.5%                 16.9%
                                                 Some                    45.3%                 35.3%
                                                 Quite a bit             32.1%                 31.6%
                                                 Very much               13.1%                 16.2%
Institutional contribution: Thinking critically  Total            57                 907
and analytically                                 Very little              1.9%                  3.1%
                                                 Some                    22.6%                 16.4%
                                                 Quite a bit             49.1%                 42.8%
                                                 Very much               26.4%                 37.7%
Institutional contribution: Analyzing            Total            57                 908
quantitative problems                            Very little              7.6%                  6.3%
                                                 Some                    39.7%                 25.8%
                                                 Quite a bit             33.9%                 41.1%
                                                 Very much               18.8%                 26.9%
Institutional contribution: Using computing      Total            57                 908
and information technology                       Very little              7.6%                  8.7%
                                                 Some                    34.2%                 26.4%
                                                 Quite a bit             26.3%                 33.7%
                                                 Very much               32.0%                 31.2%
Institutional contribution: Working effectively Total             57                 908
with others                                      Very little              3.8%                  8.4%
                                                 Some                    30.2%                 27.7%
                                                 Quite a bit             41.3%                 35.6%
                                                 Very much               24.7%                 28.3%

                                                                                                         Class
                                                                                    First Year
                                                                       NUR          All Other Colleges

Educational and Personal Growth cont'd                            n           %       n          %
Institutional contribution: Voting in local, state, Total         57                 908
or national elections                               Very little          43.4%                 47.3%
                                                    Some                 41.5%                 29.7%
                                                    Quite a bit           9.5%                 15.5%
                                                    Very much             5.7%                  7.4%
Institutional contribution: Learning effectively Total            57                 908
on your own                                         Very little           3.8%                  4.6%
                                                    Some                 15.0%                 22.6%
                                                    Quite a bit          53.0%                 43.8%
                                                    Very much            28.2%                 29.1%
Institutional contribution: Understanding           Total         57                 909
yourself                                            Very little           9.3%                 13.1%
                                                    Some                 20.7%                 29.4%
                                                    Quite a bit          37.7%                 31.9%
                                                    Very much            32.3%                 25.6%
Institutional contribution: Understanding           Total         57                 909
people of other racial and ethnic backgrounds Very little                    7.6%              11.9%
Institutional contribution: Understanding
people of other racial and ethnic backgrounds
                                                  Some                                                    22.5%                  33.8%
                                                  Quite a bit                                             47.2%                  32.6%
                                                  Very much                                               22.8%                  21.7%
Institutional contribution: Solving complex real- Total                                       57                       909
world problems                                    Very little                                             13.3%                  12.7%
                                                  Some                                                    37.5%                  34.7%
                                                  Quite a bit                                             35.9%                  33.4%
                                                  Very much                                               13.3%                  19.2%
Institutional contribution: Developing a          Total                                       57                       909
personal code of values and ethics                Very little                                             13.1%                  20.0%
                                                  Some                                                    28.2%                  30.9%
                                                  Quite a bit                                             41.8%                  30.8%
                                                  Very much                                               16.9%                  18.2%
Institutional contribution: Contributing to the   Total                                       57                       909
welfare of your community                         Very little                                             16.9%                  25.0%
                                                  Some                                                    52.8%                  35.7%
                                                  Quite a bit                                             15.0%                  28.0%
                                                  Very much                                               15.2%                  11.3%
Institutional contribution: Developing a          Total                                       57                       909
deepened sense of spirituality                    Very little                                             39.4%                  47.5%
                                                  Some                                                    35.9%                  24.9%
                                                  Quite a bit                                             13.3%                  16.7%
                                                  Very much                                               11.4%                  10.9%

                                                                                                                                            Class
                                                                                                                      First Year
                                                                                                    NUR               All Other Colleges

                                                                                               n           %            n           %
Overall, how would you evaluate the quality of Total                                          57                       909
academic advising you have received at your Poor                                                           3.8%                   4.8%
institution?                                   Fair                                                       22.6%                  16.9%
                                               Good                                                       38.0%                  52.1%
                                               Excellent                                                  35.6%                  26.2%
How would you evaluate your entire             Total                                          57                       909
educational experience at this institution?    Poor                                                        0.0%                   2.0%
                                               Fair                                                       15.2%                  11.1%
                                               Good                                                       47.2%                  53.7%
                                               Excellent                                                  37.7%                  33.2%
If you could start over again, would you go to Total                                          57                       908
the SAME INSTITUTION you are now               Definitely no                                               1.9%                   2.5%
attending?                                     Probably no                                                11.4%                   9.4%
                                               Probably yes                                               22.6%                  36.6%
                                               Definitely yes                                             64.1%                  51.5%
* The Chi-square statistic is significant at the 0.05 level.
a Some cell counts in this subtable are not integers. They were rounded to the nearest integer before the computation of Chi-square test.
b More than 20% of cells in this subtable have expected cell counts less than 5. Chi-square results may be invalid.
c The minimum expected cell count in this subtable is less than one. Chi-square results may be invalid.
              Class rank
Year                                    Senior
                            NUR       All Other Colleges
       Chi Square                                          Chi Square
           Sig.        n          %     n          %           Sig.
        .852(a)       145             1,263                 .017(*,a)
                               0.0%               3.8%
                              35.7%              43.0%
                              30.2%              26.5%
                              34.1%              26.7%
        .556(a)       145             1,263                 .291(a)
                               8.0%              12.4%
                              49.3%              42.7%
                              27.7%              27.3%
                              15.0%              17.5%
        .240(a)       145             1,262                 .775(a)
                               9.5%               9.2%
                              49.3%              51.4%
                              23.6%              25.2%
                              17.5%              14.2%
        .999(a)       145             1,260                 .068(a)
                               1.6%               6.8%
                              34.1%              34.7%
                              37.3%              32.6%
                              27.1%              25.9%
        .785(a)       145             1,262                 .000(*,a)
                              12.7%              19.7%
                              35.7%              43.2%
                              43.6%              26.0%
                               8.0%              11.1%
        .595(a)       145             1,262                 .001(*,a)
                              11.1%              11.7%
                              40.5%              35.8%
                              38.9%              29.3%
                               9.5%              23.2%
        .830(a)       145             1,262                 .002(*,a)
                              54.8%              45.5%
                              37.3%              36.0%
                               8.0%              11.1%
                               0.0%               7.5%
        .387(b,a)     145             1,259                 .000(*,a)
                              38.2%              63.4%
                              30.9%              23.9%
                              18.2%               7.8%
                              12.7%               4.9%

              Class rank
Year                                    Senior
                            NUR       All Other Colleges
       Chi Square                                          Chi Square
           Sig.        n          %     n          %           Sig.
        .431(a)       145             1,260                 .069(a)
                             10.2%              16.2%
                             23.9%              29.1%
                             27.1%              24.1%
                             38.9%              30.6%
        .248(a)      145             1,260                 .000(*,a)
                              0.0%               1.4%
                              6.4%              17.2%
                             20.4%              34.1%
                             73.2%              47.2%

             Class rank
Year                                   Senior
                           NUR       All Other Colleges
       Chi Square                                         Chi Square
           Sig.       n          %     n          %           Sig.
        .318(a)      145             1,262                 .000(*,a)
                              0.0%              11.5%
                             15.9%              36.9%
                             49.3%              28.1%
                             34.7%              23.5%
        .712(a)      145             1,257                 .082(a)
                              4.8%              11.6%
                             35.0%              30.1%
                             25.2%              24.0%
                             35.0%              34.3%
        .651(a)      145             1,257                 .001(*,a)
                              1.6%              11.5%
                             28.6%              31.5%
                             34.1%              25.9%
                             35.7%              31.0%

             Class rank
Year                                   Senior
                           NUR       All Other Colleges
       Chi Square                                         Chi Square
           Sig.       n          %     n          %           Sig.
        .466(a)      145             1,260                 .000(*,a)
                              1.6%               8.1%
                             25.2%              39.3%
                             39.8%              30.3%
                             33.4%              22.3%
        .520(a)      145             1,260                 .061(a)
                             17.5%              24.3%
                             39.5%              41.9%
                             23.9%              20.7%
                             19.1%              13.1%
        .093(a)      145             1,260                 .363(a)
                             29.3%              36.9%
                             51.6%              45.4%
                             14.3%              13.2%
                              4.8%               4.5%
        .604(a)      145             1,259                 .000(*,a)
                               0.0%              12.4%
                              24.5%              40.5%
                              47.7%              35.3%
                              27.7%              11.8%
        .049(*,a)     145             1,260                 .022(*,a)
                               6.4%              10.1%
                              31.6%              40.0%
                              46.2%              34.2%
                              15.9%              15.6%
        .310(b,a)     145             1,257                 .028(*,a)
                              65.0%              53.7%
                              19.1%              29.5%
                               8.0%              10.6%
                               8.0%               6.3%

              Class rank
Year                                    Senior
                            NUR       All Other Colleges
       Chi Square                                          Chi Square
           Sig.        n          %     n          %           Sig.
        .573(a)       145             1,262                 .027(*,a)
                               1.6%               5.4%
                              31.8%              34.6%
                              38.2%              40.2%
                              28.4%              19.8%
        .036(*,a)     145             1,260                 .002(*,a)
                               6.4%               5.5%
                              19.1%              24.6%
                              27.7%              38.3%
                              46.8%              31.6%
        .927(c,a)     145             1,257                 .000(*,a)
                               0.0%               1.8%
                               3.2%              12.9%
                              18.2%              41.0%
                              78.6%              44.3%
        .206(a)       145             1,259                 .000(*,a)
                               1.6%               4.5%
                              12.7%              26.0%
                              33.2%              38.1%
                              52.5%              31.4%
        .237(a)       145             1,259                 .000(*,a)
                               3.2%               6.7%
                              12.7%              27.7%
                              16.6%              37.6%
                              67.5%              27.9%
        .107(a)       145             1,259                 .000(*,a)
                               0.0%               4.2%
                               4.8%              19.6%
                              14.3%              34.4%
                              80.9%              41.9%

              Class rank
Year                                    Senior
                            NUR       All Other Colleges
       Chi Square                                          Chi Square
           Sig.        n          %     n          %           Sig.
       .693(b,c,a)    141             1,197                 .000(*,a)
                               0.0%               1.3%
                               0.0%               1.9%
                               0.0%               4.3%
                               9.9%              11.7%
                              21.4%              30.6%
                              35.9%              34.0%
                              32.9%              16.1%

              Class rank
Year                                    Senior
                            NUR       All Other Colleges
       Chi Square                                          Chi Square
           Sig.        n          %     n          %           Sig.
        .248(a)       145             1,263                 .009(*,a)
                              31.8%              22.8%
                              29.3%              38.4%
                              19.8%              25.3%
                              19.1%              13.5%
        .249(a)       145             1,262                 .000(*,a)
                               0.0%               2.9%
                              11.1%              18.7%
                              17.5%              40.3%
                              71.4%              38.1%
        .552(c,a)     143             1,209                 .226(a)
                               0.0%               1.9%
                              17.8%              22.0%
                              41.1%              34.6%
                              26.5%              26.2%
                              14.6%              15.2%
        .235(b,a)     143             1,209                 .014(*,a)
                              22.4%              22.3%
                              61.5%              52.3%
                              14.6%              15.6%
                               1.6%               5.4%
                               0.0%               4.5%
       .070(b,c,a)    143             1,209                .000(*,b,a)
                              46.0%              64.9%
                              50.1%              27.2%
                               3.9%               5.2%
                               0.0%               1.9%
                               0.0%               0.8%
       .250(b,c,a)    143             1,209                 .010(*,a)
                               6.5%              11.7%
                              58.9%              47.5%
                              29.1%              27.2%
                               3.9%               9.8%
                               1.6%               3.8%
        .400(b,a)     143             1,209                 .003(*,a)
                               1.6%               6.4%
                              29.1%              35.7%
                              41.1%              29.2%
                              21.0%              17.7%
                               7.1%              11.0%

              Class rank
Year                                    Senior
                            NUR       All Other Colleges
       Chi Square                                          Chi Square
           Sig.        n          %     n          %           Sig.
        .140(a)       141             1,210                 .002(*,a)
                              34.5%              20.0%
                              25.3%              32.5%
                              25.3%              26.8%
                               8.2%               9.8%
                               6.6%              10.9%
        .836(a)       141             1,210                 .325(a)
                              37.8%              34.9%
                              36.2%              34.2%
                              19.4%              17.5%
                               3.3%               5.7%
                               3.3%               7.7%

              Class rank
Year                                    Senior
                            NUR       All Other Colleges
       Chi Square                                          Chi Square
           Sig.        n          %     n          %           Sig.
        .390(a)       143             1,211                 .004(*,a)
                              44.3%              32.1%
                              42.7%              47.8%
                              11.3%              12.6%
                               1.6%               7.5%
        .502(a)       143             1,211                 .001(*,a)
                               6.5%              18.8%
                              44.3%              33.7%
                              25.9%              22.8%
                              23.3%              24.7%
        .041(*,a)     143             1,209                 .000(*,a)
                              28.2%              42.7%
                              40.4%              29.3%
                               7.1%              13.1%
                              24.3%              14.9%

              Class rank
Year                                    Senior
                            NUR       All Other Colleges
       Chi Square                                          Chi Square
           Sig.        n          %     n          %           Sig.
        .713(b,a)     143             1,211                 .000(*,a)
                               0.0%                  9.6%
                               0.0%                 15.3%
                              15.2%                 30.0%
                              84.8%                 45.2%
        .000(*,a)     143                1,211                 .000(*,a)
                               3.2%                 11.7%
                               7.1%                 18.6%
                              19.4%                 16.3%
                              70.2%                 53.5%
        .185(a)       143                1,210                 .000(*,a)
                              11.3%                 17.5%
                              40.2%                 55.4%
                               6.5%                  8.8%
                              42.0%                 18.3%
       .001(*,c,a)    143                1,211                 .010(*,a)
                              21.7%                 17.7%
                              57.3%                 47.3%
                               9.7%                 16.4%
                              11.3%                 18.6%
        .000(*,a)     143                1,211                 .000(*,a)
                              12.0%                  8.3%
                              49.2%                 31.6%
                              12.9%                  9.3%
                              25.9%                 50.9%
        .180(a)       143                1,211                 .031(*,a)
                              12.9%                 11.8%
                              72.5%                 63.3%
                               8.1%                 10.0%
                               6.5%                 14.9%
        .076(c,a)     143                1,211                 .039(*,a)
                              14.6%                 10.7%
                              65.4%                 64.4%
                               3.2%                 10.2%
                              16.8%                 14.7%
        .054(c,a)     143                1,211                 .023(*,a)
                              16.2%                 14.9%
                              34.6%                 42.0%
                              39.5%                 28.2%
                               9.7%                 14.9%

              Class rank
Year                                       Senior
                            NUR          All Other Colleges
       Chi Square                                             Chi Square
           Sig.        n           %       n          %           Sig.
       .541(b,c,a)    143                1,211                .000(*,c,a)
                                  0.0%              0.7%
                               0.0%                  2.1%
                               1.6%                  6.6%
                               6.5%                 11.9%
                              11.3%                 22.7%
                              48.2%                 31.5%
                              32.3%                 24.4%
       .212(b,c,a)    143                1,211                 .001(*,a)
                                  0.0%              2.2%
                               4.9%                  3.2%
                               3.2%                  8.1%
                               8.8%                 17.7%
                              29.1%                 29.5%
                              31.4%                 26.3%
                              22.6%                 13.1%
        .920(b,a)     143                1,211                 .100(a)
                                  2.3%              6.3%
                               6.5%                  7.0%
                              12.9%                 11.2%
                              25.9%                 17.4%
                              25.9%                 25.7%
                              18.5%                 21.7%
                                  8.1%              10.6%


              Class rank
Year                                       Senior
                            NUR          All Other Colleges
       Chi Square                                             Chi Square
           Sig.        n           %       n          %           Sig.
       .584(b,c,a)    138                1,181                .000(*,c,a)
                               0.0%                  0.7%
                              18.4%                 19.5%
                              31.8%                 22.3%
                              14.1%                 20.2%
                               3.3%                 15.5%
                              21.7%                  8.5%
                               5.7%                  5.1%
                               5.0%                  8.4%
       .788(b,c,a)    138                1,181                .000(*,b,a)
                              47.5%                 61.1%
                               1.7%                  3.6%
                              10.0%                  8.9%
                               7.4%                  8.6%
                              20.1%                 10.4%
                               6.7%                  2.3%
                               1.7%                  2.2%
                               5.0%                  2.9%
       .132(b,c,a)    138                1,180                 .041(*,a)
                              45.8%                 52.6%
                               1.7%                  5.4%
                              11.7%                  5.4%
                               8.4%                  8.3%
                              11.7%              8.7%
                               8.4%              6.5%
                               4.0%              4.3%
                               8.4%              8.8%

              Class rank
Year                                    Senior
                            NUR       All Other Colleges
       Chi Square                                          Chi Square
           Sig.        n          %     n          %           Sig.
       .327(b,c,a)    138             1,180                 .053(b,a)
                              47.5%              43.4%
                              35.8%              32.2%
                               8.4%              12.0%
                               1.7%               5.5%
                               1.7%               3.3%
                               3.3%               1.2%
                               0.0%               0.9%
                               1.7%               1.5%
       .956(b,c,a)    138             1,181                 .619(a)
                               0.0%               1.8%
                              26.7%              23.6%
                              27.4%              32.1%
                              20.8%              21.1%
                              11.7%               9.2%
                               5.0%               5.3%
                               3.3%               2.4%
                               5.0%               4.6%
       .495(b,c,a)    138             1,181                .038(*,c,a)
                              66.6%              72.0%
                              10.0%              10.5%
                               6.7%               4.8%
                               3.3%               3.9%
                               5.0%               1.6%
                               0.0%               1.6%
                               0.0%               0.6%
                               8.4%               5.0%
       .982(b,c,a)    138             1,181                .111(b,c,a)
                               1.7%               3.1%
                              73.3%              65.8%
                              13.4%              20.8%
                               8.4%               5.6%
                               0.0%               2.1%
                               1.7%               1.0%
                               0.0%               0.4%
                               1.7%               1.3%

              Class rank
Year                                    Senior
                            NUR       All Other Colleges
       Chi Square                                          Chi Square
           Sig.        n          %     n          %           Sig.
        .620(a)       138             1,180                 .000(*,a)
                               1.7%               3.1%
                              13.4%              22.7%
                              35.1%              41.5%
                              49.9%              32.7%
        .504(a)       138             1,180                 .351(a)
                               5.7%               9.5%
                              35.1%              32.5%
                              44.2%              39.9%
                              15.0%              18.1%
        .950(a)       138             1,180                 .004(*,a)
                              10.0%              23.3%
                              35.8%              33.0%
                              30.1%              26.2%
                              24.1%              17.5%
        .236(a)       138             1,180                 .331(a)
                              45.8%              50.5%
                              40.8%              32.8%
                              10.0%              12.3%
                               3.3%               4.4%
        .086(a)       138             1,179                 .900(a)
                              32.5%              32.9%
                              40.8%              39.5%
                              18.4%              20.2%
                               8.4%               7.4%
        .021(*,a)     138             1,180                 .013(*,a)
                              10.0%              14.8%
                              39.8%              31.6%
                              40.1%              34.5%
                              10.0%              19.1%
        .939(a)       138             1,180                 .010(*,a)
                               1.7%               2.1%
                               6.7%              11.6%
                              20.8%              30.2%
                              70.9%              56.1%

              Class rank
Year                                    Senior
                            NUR       All Other Colleges
       Chi Square                                          Chi Square
           Sig.        n          %     n          %           Sig.
        .736(a)       138             1,180                 .261(a)
                               1.7%               2.9%
                              11.7%              16.9%
                              39.8%              38.8%
                              46.8%              41.4%
        .667(a)       138             1,180                 .000(*,a)
                               3.3%              11.5%
                               5.0%              29.3%
                              26.5%              32.2%
                              65.2%              27.0%
        .434(a)       138             1,179                 .069(a)
                              3.3%                  7.2%
                             30.1%                 26.2%
                             33.4%                 40.5%
                             33.1%                 26.2%
        .226(a)      138                1,180                 .026(*,a)
                             10.0%                 11.4%
                             41.8%                 30.2%
                             25.8%                 36.3%
                             22.4%                 22.1%
        .264(a)      138                1,180                 .000(*,a)
                              0.0%                  2.2%
                              6.7%                 17.0%
                             36.5%                 38.5%
                             56.8%                 42.3%
        .099(a)      138                1,178                 .802(a)
                              3.3%                  4.9%
                             25.8%                 27.8%
                             35.8%                 35.2%
                             35.1%                 32.1%
        .567(a)      138                1,179                 .222(a)
                              1.7%                  5.2%
                             20.8%                 17.8%
                             35.8%                 35.2%
                             41.8%                 41.8%
        .517(a)      138                1,178                 .001(*,a)
                              5.0%                  5.9%
                             19.1%                 26.3%
                             25.8%                 34.6%
                             50.1%                 33.1%

             Class rank
Year                                      Senior
                           NUR          All Other Colleges
       Chi Square                                            Chi Square
           Sig.       n           %       n          %           Sig.
        .188(a)      138                1,179                 .832(a)
                             61.6%                 58.3%
                             20.1%                 23.7%
                             13.4%                 12.8%
                              5.0%                  5.2%
        .528(a)      138                1,179                 .008(*,a)
                              5.0%                  6.8%
                             10.7%                 22.6%
                             42.5%                 35.7%
                             41.8%                 34.9%
        .357(a)      138                1,176                 .067(a)
                             12.4%                 13.0%
                             18.4%                 28.3%
                             40.8%                 33.1%
                             28.4%                 25.6%
        .086(a)      138                1,176                 .006(*,a)
                                 6.7%              13.2%
                              27.4%              32.7%
                              31.8%              31.7%
                              34.1%              22.5%
        .816(a)       138             1,176                 .000(*,a)
                               6.7%              13.9%
                              24.1%              32.4%
                              34.1%              33.1%
                              35.1%              20.6%
        .264(a)       138             1,176                 .149(a)
                              15.7%              22.2%
                              27.4%              30.1%
                              31.8%              28.4%
                              25.1%              19.2%
        .027(*,a)     138             1,176                 .002(*,a)
                              18.4%              31.1%
                              34.1%              34.5%
                              25.8%              21.4%
                              21.7%              13.0%
        .338(a)       138             1,176                 .023(*,a)
                              46.5%              59.4%
                              26.7%              21.9%
                              18.4%              11.6%
                               8.4%               7.1%

              Class rank
Year                                    Senior
                            NUR       All Other Colleges
       Chi Square                                          Chi Square
           Sig.        n          %     n          %           Sig.
        .185(a)       138             1,181                 .014(*,a)
                              10.7%              12.1%
                              36.8%              24.3%
                              35.8%              43.8%
                              16.7%              19.9%
        .428(a)       138             1,182                 .041(*,a)
                               0.0%               3.3%
                              13.1%              16.2%
                              53.5%              54.8%
                              33.4%              25.7%
        .211(a)       138             1,182                 .127(a)
                               1.7%               6.1%
                              14.1%              15.2%
                              45.8%              40.7%
                              38.4%              38.0%
                                                                                             NUR
                                                                               First-year                Senior
Demographics                                                               n            %           n
Institution reported: Gender                Total                          60                      145
                                            Male                                      6.6%
                                            Female                                   93.4%
Institution reported: Race or ethnicity     Total                          60                      145
                                            African American/Black                    7.2%
                                            American Indian/Alaska
                                                                                      1.8%
                                            Native
                                            Asian/Pacific Islander                    0.0%
                                            Caucasian/White                          85.6%
                                            Hispanic                                  3.6%
                                            Other                                     0.0%
                                            Multi-racial/ethnic                       1.8%
                                            Foreign                                   0.0%
                                            Unknown                                   0.0%
Did you begin college at your current       Total                          57                      136
institution or elsewhere?                   Started here                             90.7%
                                            Started elsewhere                         9.3%
Thinking about this current academic        Total                          57                      136
term, how would you characterize your       Less than full-time                       1.9%
enrollment?                                 Full-time                                98.1%
Are you a member of a social fraternity or Total                           57                      136
sorority?                                   No                                       88.8%
                                            Yes                                      11.2%
Are you a student-athlete on a team         Total                          57                      136
sponsored by your institution's athletics   No                                       92.6%
department?                                 Yes                                       7.4%
What have most of your grades been up Total                                57                      136
to now at this institution?                 C- or lower                               3.8%
                                            C                                         7.6%
                                            C+                                        3.8%
                                            B-                                        3.8%
                                            B                                        22.5%
                                            B+                                       13.3%
                                            A-                                       24.5%
                                            A                                        20.7%
Which of the following best describes       Total                          57                      136
where you are living now while attending Dormitory or other campus
college?                                    housing (not                             85.3%
                                            fraternity/sorority)
                                            Residence (house,
                                            apartment, etc.) within                   7.3%
                                            WALKING DISTANCE
                                            Residence (house,
                                            apartment, etc.) within                   7.4%
                                            DRIVING DISTANCE
                                            Fraternity or sorority house              0.0%
What is the highest level of education that Total                          57                      136
your parent(s) completed? (Mark one box Did not finish high school                    1.9%
per column.) - Father
What is the highest level of education that
your parent(s) completed? (Mark one box
per column.) - Father                       Graduated from high school
                                                                                32.1%
                                            Attended college but did not
                                                                                11.4%
                                            complete degree
                                            Completed an associate's
                                                                                5.7%
                                            degree (A.A., A.S., etc.)
                                            Completed a bachelor's
                                                                                30.2%
                                            degree (B.A., B.S., etc.)
                                            Completed a master's
                                                                                18.7%
                                            degree (M.A., M.S., etc.)
                                            Completed a doctoral
                                            degree (Ph.D., J.D., M.D.,          0.0%
                                            etc.)
What is the highest level of education that Total                          57           136
your parent(s) completed? (Mark one box Did not finish high school              1.9%
per column.) - Mother                       Graduated from high school
                                                                                35.9%
                                           Attended college but did not
                                                                                9.5%
                                           complete degree
                                           Completed an associate's
                                                                                13.1%
                                           degree (A.A., A.S., etc.)
                                           Completed a bachelor's
                                                                                33.9%
                                           degree (B.A., B.S., etc.)
                                           Completed a master's
                                                                                5.7%
                                           degree (M.A., M.S., etc.)
                                           Completed a doctoral
                                           degree (Ph.D., J.D., M.D.,           0.0%
                                           etc.)
NUR
      Senior
               %

           1.3%
          98.7%

           9.5%
           0.0%
           3.2%
          84.1%
           1.6%
           0.0%
           1.6%
           0.0%
           0.0%

          67.0%
          33.0%

           6.8%
          93.2%

          91.5%
           8.5%

          98.3%
           1.7%

           0.0%
           0.0%
           1.7%
           5.1%
          17.0%
          23.8%
          35.4%
          17.0%


           1.7%


          46.6%


          50.0%

           1.7%

           6.8%
17.7%

15.3%

5.1%

35.7%

12.6%


6.8%


5.1%
29.6%

22.1%

10.2%

29.6%

3.4%


0.0%
                                                                                        NUR
                                                                           First-year               Senior
Additional Questions                                                   n            %          n             %
Consider the size of the LOWER-           Total                        54                     129
DIVISION classes you've taken at this     Far larger than you'd like              8.1%                  30.4%
university. Have they generally been:     Somewhat larger                        27.7%                  31.2%
                                          OK in size                             62.2%                  38.4%
                                          Smaller than you'd like                 2.0%                   0.0%
Consider the size of the UPPER-           Total                        42                     134
DIVISION classes you've taken at this     Far larger than you'd like              7.7%                   0.0%
university - have they generally been:    Somewhat larger                        38.7%                  14.6%
                                          OK in size                             53.5%                  83.7%
                                          Smaller than you'd like                 0.0%                   1.7%
How would you rate the quality of         Total                        53                     127
instruction in LOWER-DIVISION             Poor                                    0.0%                   7.3%
courses?                                  Fair                                   22.4%                  29.9%
                                          Good                                   57.0%                  55.5%
                                          Excellent                              20.5%                   7.3%
How would you rate the quality of         Total                        42                     134
instruction in UPPER-DIVISION courses?    Poor                                    0.0%                   3.5%
                                          Fair                                   33.5%                  14.6%
                                          Good                                   30.5%                  47.4%
                                          Excellent                              35.9%                  34.6%
Would you say that the courses you need   Total                        44                     134
to take for your MAJOR have been          Hardly ever                             4.9%                   1.7%
available:                                Some of the time                       29.0%                   1.7%
                                          Most of the time                       36.8%                  10.4%
                                          Always or nearly always                29.2%                  86.2%
Would you say that the courses you need   Total                        55                     134
to take for your GENERAL EDUCATION        Hardly ever                             7.9%                   3.5%
REQUIREMENTS have been available:         Some of the time                       21.4%                  17.3%
                                          Most of the time                       41.1%                  56.8%
                                          Always or nearly always                29.6%                  22.5%
How would you rate the academic quality   Total                        56                     134
of this university IN GENERAL?            Poor                                    0.0%                   0.0%
                                          Fair                                    7.7%                  12.8%
                                          Good                                   48.1%                  56.1%
                                          Excellent                              44.2%                  31.1%
How would you rate the academic quality   Total                        49                     131
of your MAJOR PROGRAM?                    Poor                                    0.0%                   3.5%
                                          Fair                                   10.9%                  21.1%
                                          Good                                   45.6%                  40.2%
                                          Excellent                              43.4%                  35.2%
How would you rate the quality of         Total                        56                     131
academic advising you have received       Poor                                    5.8%                  15.8%
from your college or department at this   Fair                                   28.9%                  37.7%
university?                               Good                                   34.5%                  30.6%
                                          Excellent                              30.8%                  15.8%
How would you rate this university's      Total                        54                     120
responsiveness to student academic        Poor                                    6.0%                  17.4%
problems?                                 Fair                                   28.1%                  35.5%
                                          Good                                   55.8%                  43.2%
How would you rate this university's
responsiveness to student academic
problems?

                                          Excellent                               10.1%         3.9%
During the past year, from what source    Total                              56           134
did you receive MOST of your academic     Advisors in your college or
                                                                                  57.7%         31.8%
advising?                                 department
                                          Instructors/staff members
                                          not formally assigned as                5.8%          33.6%
                                          advisors
                                          Online registration and
                                                                                  9.7%          20.8%
                                          degree tracking system
                                          Undergraduate catalog or
                                                                                  1.9%          3.5%
                                          other publications
                                          Friends or Family                       22.9%         10.4%
                                          Not applicable                           1.9%          0.0%
The advisor(s) in your college or         Total                              53           127
department is(are) available when you     Strongly disagree                        4.1%          5.5%
need to see her/him(them).                Disagree                                12.3%         20.8%
                                          Agree                                   53.1%         54.7%
                                          Strongly agree                          30.5%         19.0%
The information you've received from      Total                              56           134
academic advisors has been accurate       Strongly disagree                        1.9%          5.9%
and up to date.                           Disagree                                 7.7%         15.6%
                                          Agree                                   63.5%         50.1%
                                          Strongly agree                          26.8%         21.5%
                                          Not applicable                           0.0%          6.9%
At this university students have to run   Total                              56           134
around from one place to another to get   Strongly disagree                        5.8%          1.7%
the information or approvals they need.   Disagree                                19.2%         22.5%
                                          Agree                                   44.5%         43.9%
                                          Strongly agree                           5.8%         28.4%
                                          Not applicable                          24.7%          3.5%
Do you expect to complete a bachelor's    Total                              56           134
degree?                                   I may well not complete a
                                                                                  0.0%          0.0%
                                          bachelor's degree
                                          At another college or
                                                                                  1.9%          0.0%
                                          university
                                          At this university in more
                                                                                  5.8%          18.0%
                                          than 5 years total
                                          At this [univ] in more than 4
                                          years but within 5 years total          38.4%         43.9%

                                          At this university in a total of
                                                                                  53.9%         38.0%
                                          4 years or less
Within one year of ending your            Total                              56           134
undergraduate studies do you plan to      Attend graduate or
                                                                                  11.6%         3.5%
                                          professional school
                                          Be employed (including self-
                                          and part-time employment)               47.7%         68.2%

                                          Attend [grad/prof'l] school
                                          and be employed at the                  29.0%         26.7%
                                          same time
                                            Take time off, have/raise a
                                                                               0.0%          0.0%
                                            family, relax, travel, etc.
                                            I am not at all sure what I
                                                                               11.6%         1.7%
                                            will be doing
Which of the following factors, if any,     Total                         56           134
poses the biggest obstacle to your          Money, work obligations,
                                                                               28.9%         43.9%
academic progress?                          finances
                                            Family obligations                 1.9%          6.9%
                                            Difficulties getting the
                                                                               15.3%         1.7%
                                            courses you need
                                            Lack of good academic
                                                                               1.9%          5.2%
                                            advising
                                            Lack of personal motivation
                                                                               21.1%         1.7%
                                            No real obstacles                  30.8%         40.5%
What is your primary reason for working     Total                         56           134
for pay (either on- or off- campus)?        To gain knowledge/skills           1.9%          15.6%
                                            To earn money for basic
                                                                               32.9%         65.4%
                                            expenses
                                            To earn extra spending
                                                                               7.6%          10.4%
                                            money
                                            For something to do                 1.9%         1.7%
                                            I don't work for pay               55.6%         6.9%
While attending this university how often   Total                         56           134
have you been challenged to do the very     Never                               0.0%          0.0%
best you can?                               Seldom                              3.7%          6.9%
                                            Some of the time                   34.4%         38.8%
                                            Most of the time                   61.9%         54.3%
Most of the time, professors in my          Total                         55           134
courses make it clear what they expect      Strongly disagree                   0.0%          1.7%
me to learn                                 Disagree                            1.8%         12.8%
                                            Agree                              72.9%         49.1%
                                            Strongly agree                     25.3%         36.3%

								
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