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Survey of American College Students 9781574401172

Survey of American College Students

Student Satisfaction with Their College

ISBN-10: 1574401173
ISBN-13: 9781574401172
PUBLISHER: Primary Research Group
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Product Description: Primary Research Group has published: The Survey of American College Students: Student Satisfaction with their College. This report presents approximately 250 tables of data exploring how full time college students in the United States evaluate their college, and how likely they are to remain and graduate. Students rank their professors in and out of their major, as well as other many other facet of their educational life, including its total cost, the quality of the library, college sports facilities, housing, food service, the availability of internships and job possibilities, the sociability of their peers, and other facets of college life. The report also presents data on the percentage of students who would attend their current institution if they had to make the choice over again, and the percentage who would recommend their college to a friend. The data in the report is based on a representative sample of more than 400 full time college students in the United States. Data is broken out by 16 criteria including gender, grade point average, major field of study, income level of students and type, size of college, and mean SAT acceptance score of colleges, among other variables. For many of the questions in this report we have asked respondents to rate their colleges on a scale of 1 to 10 with 1 signifying great dissatisfaction and 10 signifying great satisfaction. The higher the score the more satisfied is the student with that particular feature of the college. Just a few of the reports many results were: ¿ Overall, most students were relatively highly satisfied with the quality of professors and other instructors in their selected majors or areas of concentration. The mean score was 8.26 with a range of 2 to 10. Students over age 25 seemed more satisfied than their younger counterparts. ¿ Students at colleges whose highest degree awarded was the BA scored the highest rating for professors and other instructors in a student¿s major ¿ 8.78 ¿ significantly higher than the norm or 8.26, while community college students rated their instructors the lowest on the 10 point scale ¿ 7.96.

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