National Survey of Student Engagement
Each year the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) gathers information from four-year colleges and universities regarding students' participation in activies and programs offered at their institutions. The survey instrument can be found here.
SUNY Cortland NSSE Results
Compared to first-year students in 2008, in 2011...
26% more FY students discussed topics from class outside of the classroom
16% more FY students felt well-supported by Cortland regarding their social needs
15% more FY students found the administrative personnel and offices helpful, considerate, and flexible
14% more FY students' assignments required application of theories or concepts