NSSE Overview

Canadian Respondent Profile

Canadian respondents profiled here include 4,917 students (61% first-year, 39% senior) from 5 institutions in 4 provinces, including 2 institutions in Ontario and 1 from Alberta, British Columbia, and Nova Scotia. Female students and full-time students accounted for about 62% and 80% of Canadian respondents, respectively. The average response rate for Canadian NSSE 2022 institutions was 34%, with the highest response rate being 49%. All but one institution achieved a response rate of 25% or higher. About 24% of Canadian respondents were at least 24 years old. The majority of students providing ethnocultural information identified as Caucasian or White (63%), while 9% were multiracial, 6% South Asian, 6% Chinese, 4% Black, and less than 4% from each of nine other categories.


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