About Salem State
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) obtains information from thousands of students at four-year colleges and universities about their participation in the programs and activities that institutions provide for their learning and personal development. The results provide an estimate of how undergraduates spend their time and what they gain from attending college. Survey items on The National Survey of Student Engagement represent empirically confirmed "good practices" in undergraduate education reflecting behaviors by students and institutions that are associated with desired outcomes of college.
Institutions can use this data to identify aspects of the undergraduate experience both inside and outside the classroom that can be improved to be more consistent with good practices in undergraduate education. This information is also used by prospective college students, their parents, college counselors, academic advisers, institutional research officers, and researchers to learn more about how students spend their time at different colleges and universities and what they gain from their experiences. (Source: NSSE Website http://nsse.iub.edu/html/about.cfm)
The Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE) is a companion survey to NSSE exploring good practices in undergraduate education from the perspective of faculty, the importance faculty place on various aspects of learning and development, and the nature and frequency of student/faculty interaction. (Source: FSSE Website http://fsse.iub.edu/html/about.cfm)
2009 NSSE Results
2009 FSSE Results