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> Assessment > 2004 National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) Institutional Report

The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) 2004 Institutional Report was published in August 2004.  This report presents the results from the spring 2004 administration of the National Survey of Student Engagement.  This report summarizes Mountain State University's (MSU) student responses to the survey questions (unweighted) arrayed by year in school and aggregated frequency comparisons for similar types of institutions and the national norms.  MSU's Carnegie Classification is "Baccalaureate/Associate".  NSSE uses the abbreviation of "Bac-Gen" for this classification.

This report compares MSU against other Bac-Gen schools and the NSSE national norm.  The data is presented in the links below along with NSSE's introduction and overview.  MSU's ranking is highlighted in red if it fell below the Bac-Gen or national and it is highlighted in green if it was above the Bac-Gen and national norms. 

It is interesting to note that MSU's Response Rate was well below (26%) both the Bac-Gen (40%) and the national norm (38%).  In addition, the Mode of Completion shows MSU higher in filling out paper surveys and lower in the web based survey.  Both of these are areas for improvement for the Spring 2005 survey.

The results of this survey should be used to identify areas for improvement in MSU's curriculum, pedagogical practices, student-faculty interaction, community involvement, diversity interaction and student support.  This report shows each survey item along with MSU's response rate compared to the Bac-Gen and national norm.