Profile of U.S. NSSE 2006 Institutions against all U.S. Baccalaureate | NSSE 2006 Institutions | Response Rate Summary
 
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Response Rate Summary


Number of Institutions Average Response Rate
NSSE Administration Mode Paper 119 36%
  Web-only 252 41%
  Web + 185 39%
Institutional Control (Public/Private) Public 197 31%
  Private 337 44%
Carnegie Classification DRU-VH 20 32%
  DRU-H 41 33%
  DRU 25 32%
  Masters-L 131 35%
  Masters-M 78 39%
  Masters-S 38 36%
  Bac-AS 106 49%
  Bac-DIV 61 39%
  Other 71 43%
Barron's Selectivity Rating (Noncompetitive to Most Competitive) Noncompetitive 26 29%
  Less competitive 75 32%
  Competitive 190 37%
  Competitive Plus 20 38%
  Very Competitive 96 43%
  Very Competitive Plus 25 51%
  Highly Competitive 38 46%
  Highly Competitive Plus 10 55%
  Most Competitive 11 46%
Institutional Locale (Large City to Rural) Large city 105 35%
  Mid-size city 161 39%
  Urban fringe of large city 90 38%
  Urban fringe of mid-size city 35 43%
  Large town 18 37%
  Small town 95 43%
  Rural 22 44%
Region New England 48 42%
  Mid East 101 40%
  Great Lakes 96 41%
  Plains 58 43%
  Southeast 133 37%
  Southwest 34 31%
  Rocky Mountains 19 36%
  Far West 44 37%
Total Undergraduate Enrollment Less than 500 17 53%
  Between 501 and 1000 58 45%
  Between 1001 and 2000 144 45%
  Between 2001 and 3000 76 42%
  Between 3001 and 5000 74 36%
  Between 5001 and 10000 91 32%
  Between 10001 and 20000 55 29%
  More than 20000 19 30%
Full-time Student Percentage More than 90% Full-time Enrollment 259 44%
  Between 80% and 90% Full-time Enrollment 139 37%
  Between 60% and 80% Full-time Enrollment 115 33%
  Less than 60% Full-time Enrollment 21 32%
Female Student Percentage More than 90% Female 24 47%
  Between 70% and 90% Female 37 41%
  Between 60% and 70% Female 141 37%
  Between 50% and 60% Female 261 39%
  Between 30% and 50% Female 52 40%
  Less than 30% Female 19 40%