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National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)

Results from the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), a national survey aimed at evaluating how college students spend their time and what they gain from attending college.

2015

NSSE 2015 Engagement Indicators

2015 BCSSE/NSSE Combined Report 

2012

NSSE 2012 Executive Summary

2012 Benchmark Comparisons Report

2012 Summary of Students' Demographic Characteristics

2012 Comparison Between the NSSE and BCSSE

2009

NSSE 2009 Executive Summary

NSSE 2009 Full Report

2009 Benchmark Comparisons Report

2005

NSSE 2005 Highlights

2002

NSSE 2002 Executive Summary

2000

NSSE 2000 Highlights

Quick Facts about the NSSE:

• Oklahoma State University participated in the 2000, 2002, 2005, 2009, 2012, and the most recent 2015 National Survey of Student Engagement, or the NSSE.

The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) is designed to obtain, on an annual basis, information from scores of colleges and universities nationwide about student participation in programs and activities that institutions provide for their learning and personal development. The results will provide an estimate of how undergraduates spend their time and what they gain from attending college. Survey items on The National Survey of Student Engagement represent empirically confirmed "good practices" in undergraduate education. That is, they reflect behaviors by students and institutions that are associated with desired outcomes of college.

The questionnaire collects information in five categories: (1) participation in dozens of educationally purposeful activities, (2) institutional requirements and the challenging nature of coursework, (3) perceptions of the college environment, (4) estimates of educational and personal growth since starting college, and (5) background and demographic information. Click here for more information about the NSSE.

• Survey results are intended to provide an estimate of how undergraduates spend their time and what they gain from attending college. The survey items represent empirically confirmed "good practices" in undergraduate education. That is, they reflect behaviors by students and institutions that are associated with desired outcomes of college.

• The NSSE is an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts and is administered and coordinated by the Indiana University Center for Post Secondary Research & Planning.