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Institutional Effectiveness & Assessment

Office of Planning and Decision Support

Satisfaction Studies

Institutional Satisfaction Studies are designed to provide incentives for institutions to improve the quality of their undergraduate programs as evaluated by surveys of undergraduate students, recent graduates, and faculty. See schedule below for the surveys that will take place during the 2015-2020 Quality Assurance Funding cycle.

Institutional Satisfaction Study Schedule


Cycle Year

Satisfaction Study

Year 1: 2015-2016

National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)

Year 2: 2016-2017

Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE)

Year 3: 2017-2018

PEG Alumni Study & NSSE/FSSE Qualitative Analysis Report

Year 4: 2018-2019

National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)

Year 5: 2019-2020

No Survey – Comprehensive Satisfaction Study Report Due



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