National Survey of Student Engagement [NSSE]
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) has been collecting data from students at four-year colleges and universities around the country since 2000 to assess the extent to which students engage in educationally effective activities. The guiding premise is that student participation in these activities at reasonable levels is a meaningful proxy for collegiate quality. A generous grant from The Pew Charitable Trusts launched the NSSE project which is now sustained by institutional participation fees. NSSE is cosponsored by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
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Results by Year
Major Field Reports
Arts and Humanities
Art, fine and applied, English (language and literature), History, Journalism, Language and Literature (except English), Music, Philosophy, Speech, Theatre or drama, Theology or religion, and Other arts & humanities.
Biology (general), Biochemistry or biophysics, Botany, Environmental science, Marine (life) science, Microbiology or bacteriology, Zoology, and Other biological science.
Accounting, Business administration (general), Finance, International business, Marketing, Management, and Other business.
Business education, Elementary/middle school education, Music or art education, Physical education or recreation, Secondary education, Special education, and Other education.
Astronomy, Atmospheric science (including meteorology), Chemistry, Earth science (including geology), Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, and Other physical science.
Architecture, Urban planning, Health technology (medical, dental, laboratory), Law, Library/archival science, Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinarian, Nursing, Pharmacy, Allied health/other medical, Therapy (occupational, physical, speech), and Other professional.
Anthropology, Economics, Ethnic studies, Geography, Political science (includes govt., int. relations), Psychology, Social work, Sociology, Gender studies, and Other social science.