NSSE 2023 Customization Now Underway!
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) is a trusted and widely used instrument for assessing the quality of undergraduate education—providing institutions diagnostic, actionable information that fosters and catalyzes evidence-based improvement efforts.
The NSSE 2023 registration deadline was extended through November 4, 2022. Colleges and universities interested in registering for NSSE 2023 may contact their Project Services team or firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss options.
NSSE 2023 Survey Administration Customization Underway!
Colleges and universities registered for the 2023 administration of the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) are currently customizing their administration, selecting Topical Modules, determining invitation schedules and incentive offerings, and creating recruitment messages.
View lots of creative ideas for survey promotion in our Blog "Tips & Tricks to Customize NSSE 2023 to Your Institution's Needs" and the related webinar.
NSSE 2022 Results Available to Participating Institutions
The NSSE 2022 survey results are available to 469 colleges and universities. We're grateful for the students who shared their views and the faculty who participated in the companion Faculty Survey of Student Engagement.
Results include new sense of belonging items and additional measures of effective teaching. View the NSSE survey posted online to see the sense of belonging items and additional measures of effective teaching.
Ten Topical Modules were administered in 2022, including Experiences with Online Learning, Inclusiveness & Engagement with Cultural Diversity, and HIP Quality.
Overview of NSSE 2022 Results
Read more about the administration in the NSSE Overview. Results show that engagement in several activities typically requiring face-to-face interaction that declined last year are rebounding in 2022: collaborative learning, discussions with diverse others, student-faculty interaction, perceptions of campus support, and participation in servicing-learning courses, internships, and study abroad.
Annual Results 2021: Three Stories Released
On March 11, 2022 NSSE released the final of three data-informed stories in Engagement Insights—Survey Findings on the Quality of Undergraduate Education, an annual series detailing important and timely NSSE findings. Check out: Using NSSE Results in Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive (DEI) Assessment Practices, The Pandemic and Student Engagement: Trends, Disparities, and Opportunities, and, Flexible and Adaptable: Teaching and Learning in a Year of Disruption.
NSSE's Third Decade!
Read more about NSSE’s future and view the webinar to learn more about NSSE’s growing agenda!
Did You Know?
48% of seniors participated in an internship
Did You Know?
60% of first-year students in STEM majors report they frequently asked peers for help to understand materials
To respond to the national pressure for accountability we include NSSE data along with other information on a public "Drake Student Outcomes" web page.Rachel Dykstra Boon, former Associate Director of Institutional Research - Drake University
Our Research Blog
NSSE Sightings keeps you up-to-date on our initiatives. Good engagement research should not be hard to find!
FAQ: Preparing NSSE Promotions
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Tips & Tricks to Customize NSSE 2023 to Your Institution's Needs
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