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Number of Institutions Average Response Rate
Overall 763 37%
Class Standing First-Year Class 758 35%
Senior Class 762 40%
NSSE Administration Mode Paper 67 32%
Web-only 463 39%
Web+ 233 35%
Institutional Control Public 300 31%
Private 414 42%
Carnegie Classification Doc RU-VH 29 30%
Doc RU-H 44 31%
Doc DRU 30 32%
Masters-L 173 32%
Masters-M 84 35%
Masters-S 46 35%
Bac-AS 140 46%
Bac-Diverse 104 40%
Other 113 40%
Barron's Selectivity Rating (Noncompetitive to Most Competitive) Noncompetitive 26 27%
Less competitive 78 28%
Competitive 303 36%
Very Competitive 142 40%
Highly Competitive 56 44%
Most Competitive 22 52%
Institutional Locale City 333 34%
Suburb 154 38%
Town 173 41%
Rural 53 40%
Region New England 68 40%
Mid East 160 37%
Great Lakes 104 40%
Plains 78 43%
Southeast 180 35%
Southwest 44 31%
Rocky Mountains 24 31%
Far West 55 34%
Total Undergraduate Enrollment Less than 500 28 48%
Between 501 and 1000 70 45%
Between 1001 and 2000 191 42%
Between 2001 and 3000 110 39%
Between 3001 and 5000 102 34%
Between 5001 and 10000 113 30%
Between 10001 and 20000 72 28%
More than 20000 27 29%
Full-time Student Percentage More than 90% Full-time Enrollment 351 41%
Between 80% and 90% Full-time Enrollment 187 34%
Between 60% and 80% Full-time Enrollment 139 32%
Less than 60% Full-time Enrollment 34 33%
Female Student Percentage More than 90% Female 27 49%
Between 70% and 90% Female 52 35%
Between 60% and 70% Female 178 35%
Between 50% and 60% Female 343 37%
Between 30% and 50% Female 93 37%
Less than 30% Female 20 45%

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