National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)- University of Washington (Seattle) Results
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) is a large-scale project administered by the University of Indiana (Bloomington) that seeks to assess the nature and quality of the undergraduate student experience. In 2009, NSSE boasted 367,318 student respondents from 640 colleges and universities in the United States and Canada.
First-year and senior students are the target populations for NSSE. Randomly selected students are invited to completeThe College Student Report (the NSSE survey instrument) during the spring academic term. This questionnaire queries students about their participation in a variety of academic, co-, and extra-curricular activities, their attitudes toward the campus environment, and their perceptions of their own academic and personal growth. Students are also asked to provide background information (e.g., modal grades, sex, ethnicity, and parental education). NSSE researchers systematically monitor the psychometric properties (including validity and reliability) of College Student Report data.
The University of Washington (Seattle) first participated in NSSE in 2002, and has participated biennially since 2005. This periodically-updated page contains links to a variety of reports on UW Seattle student responses. Questions or requests for information should be directed to Debbie McGhee, the UW Seattle campus liaison in the Office of Educational Assessment.
Year 2011 Reports
Overview (99K PDF*)
Frequency Distributions (all items) (471K PDF*)
Comparisons to Peer Institution Groups (140K PDF*)
Benchmarks by UW Student Major Group (248K PDF*)
Benchmarks by Survey Year (249K PDF*)
Year 2009 Reports
Overview (100K PDF*)
Frequency Distributions (all items) (178K PDF*)
Comparisons to Peer Institution Groups (169K PDF*)
Benchmarks by UW Student Major Group (353K PDF*)
Benchmarks by Survey Year (337K PDF*)
Year 2007 Reports
Overview and Descriptive Statistics (684K PDF*)
Response Rates by UW Branch (386K PDF*)
Year 2005 Reports
Overview and Descriptive Statistics (706K PDF*)
Results by Residency and Entry Type (216K PDF*)
Comparison of UW to AAUDE Peers (317K PDF*)
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