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Institutional Research & Analysis

National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)

NSSE is a widely-used national survey that collects information about first-year and senior students' participation in programs and activities that institutions provide for their learning and professional support. The survey addresses four key engagement indicators:

  • Academic challenge
  • Learning with peers
  • Experiences with faculty
  • Campus engagement

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Primary Sponsor: Undergraduate Academic Programs
Vendor: Indiana University - Center for Postsecondary Research
Timing: Winter/Early Spring
Frequency: Every other year
Last Administration: 2016
Population: First-year and senior students
Results Available: Summer/Fall

Survey Results