"NSSE should be a key instrument for every college and university that wants to improve its undergraduate education." -Thomas Ehrlich, Senior Scholar at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

Juniata's NSSE Results

Level of Academic Challenge

Speaking clearly and effectively

"Experience at institution contributed very much to speaking clearly and effectively." - 49% of Juniata students agreed vs. 35% of students at all colleges

Learning on your own

"Experience at institution contributed very much to learning effectively on your own." - 47% of Juniata students agreed vs. 36% of students at all colleges

Acquiring a broad general education

"Experience at institution contributed very much to acquiring a broad general education." - 70% of Juniata students agreed vs. 45% of students at all colleges

Understanding yourself

"Experience at institution contributed very much to understanding yourself." - 40% of Juniata students agreed vs. 32% of students at all colleges

Active and Collaborative Learning

Tutoring

"Tutored or taught other students (paid or voluntary) often or very often" - 40% of Juniata students vs. 22% of students at all colleges

Working with others

"Institution has contributed to working effectively with others quite a bit or very much" - 88% of Juniata students agreed vs. 79% of students at all colleges

Student-Faculty Interaction

Career plans

"Often or very often talked about career plans with a faculty member or advisor" - 70% of Juniata students vs. 41% of students at all colleges

Discussion with faculty

"Discussed ideas from your readings or classes with faculty members outside of class" - 41% of Juniata students vs. 28% of students at all colleges

Feedback

"Received prompt written or oral feedback from faculty on academic performance often or very often." - 84% of Juniata students vs. 64% of students at all colleges

Enriching Educational Experiences

Co-curricular activities

"Participated in co-curricular activities (organizations, campus publications, student government, intercollegiate or intramural sports, etc.)" - 86% of Juniata students vs. 53% of students at all colleges

Internships and Experience

"Participated in practicum, internship, field experience, co-op experience, or clinical assignment" - 80% of Juniata students vs. 50% of students at all colleges

Community service or volunteer work

"Participated in community service or volunteer work" - 71% of Juniata students vs. 60% of students at all colleges

Encouraging Contact

"Institution has encouraged contact among students of different economic, social, and racial or ethnic backgrounds quite a bit or very much" - 65% of Juniata students vs. 51% of students at all colleges

Supportive Campus Environment

Non-academic responsibilities

"Institution emphasized helping you cope with your non-academic responsibilities (work, family, etc.)" - 41% of Juniata students agreed vs. 28% of students at all colleges

Social life

"Institution emphasized providing the support you need to thrive socially" - 52% of Juniata students agreed vs. 39% of students at all colleges


 These statistics are from the 2011 survey and represent results from seniors. Learn more about the benchmarks.

Contact the Institutional Research Office for our full NSSE report.