2013 Alumni Survey
Research Report
Office of Assessment
November 2013
2013 ALUMNI SURVEY

RESEARCH REPORT









Prepared by:

Christopher Urban
Assistant Director

Amanda Mellenbruch
Undergraduate Assistant








Office of Assessment

Kansas State University

November 2013
Research Participation
50.7% of respondents reported participating in a research or creative endeavor during their undergraduate career
Research Participation by Race/Ethnicity
Respondents Reporting Participation in Research by College
Research Participation by Citizenship
Research Participation by Gender
-2 or less3-45-67-89 or more
American Indian/Alaskan Native
33.3%
66.7%
-
-
-
Asian or Pacific Islander
50.0%
25.0%
-
25.0%
-
Black, Non-Hispanic
14.3%
42.9%
28.6%
14.3%
-
Hispanic/Spanish/Latin American
33.3%
33.3%
33.3%
-
-
Mexican/Mexican American
50.0%
50.0%
-
-
-
White, Non-Hispanic
42.8%
32.2%
12.4%
8.3%
4.4%
Multiracial
16.7%
33.3%
33.3%
16.7%
-
Other
-
-
-
-
-
I prefer not to respond
33.3%
-
50.0%
16.7%
-
Total
273.7%
283.3%
157.6%
80.9%
4.4%
ChoiceArts and SciencesEngineeringAgricultureHuman EcologyBusiness AdministrationEducationUniversity Total
2 or less
35.8%
49.3%
44.2%
42.6%
48.9%
41.2%
41.6%
3-4
36.5%
23.9%
25.6%
34.0%
33.3%
35.3%
32.3%
5-6
11.5%
17.9%
16.3%
8.5%
11.1%
17.6%
13.6%
7-8
9.5%
7.5%
9.3%
12.8%
4.4%
5.9%
8.5%
9 or more
6.8%
1.5%
4.7%
2.1%
2.2%
-
4.0%
Semesters of Research Activity
Semesters Involved in Research Activity by College
Note: The following results contain only respondents that answered "Yes" to the question "In your undergraduate education, were you involved in a research or creative endeavor".
Semesters Involved in Research Activity by Gender
Semesters Involved in Research Activity by Race/Ethnicity
Semesters Involved in Research Activity by Citizenship
Contribution of Research to Academic Success
Note: The following results contain only respondents that answered "Yes" to the question "In your undergraduate education, were you involved in a research or creative endeavor".
Research Contribution to Academic Success by Race/Ethnicity
Research Contribution to Academic Success by College
Research Contribution to Academic Success by Citizenship
Research Contribution to Academic Success by Gender
Dissemination of Research
Types of Dissemination by College
Note: The following results contain only respondents that answered "Yes" to the question "In your undergraduate education, were you involved in a research or creative endeavor".
-Arts and SciencesEngineeringAgricultureHuman EcologyBusiness AdministrationEducationUniversity Total
University research seminar presentation/poster
32.4%
28.4%
20.9%
14.9%
22.2%
11.8%
26.1%
Class presentation
64.2%
58.2%
76.7%
78.7%
84.4%
76.5%
69.6%
Poster at a conference beyond campus
14.2%
20.9%
11.6%
8.5%
4.4%
11.8%
12.8%
Oral presentation at a conference beyond campus
16.2%
29.9%
23.3%
12.8%
20.0%
29.4%
19.7%
Public performance/exhibition on campus
32.4%
28.4%
14.0%
19.1%
22.2%
23.5%
26.7%
Public performance/exhibition beyond campus
15.5%
17.9%
14.0%
8.5%
2.2%
5.9%
12.8%
Peer reviewed publication
29.7%
17.9%
18.6%
23.4%
15.6%
11.8%
22.4%
Other
23.0%
37.3%
18.6%
23.4%
17.8%
17.6%
24.3%
-American Indian/Alaskan NativeAsian or Pacific IslanderBlack, Non-HispanicHispanic/Spanish/Latin AmericanMexican/Mexican AmericanWhite, Non-HispanicMultiracialOtherI prefer not to respond
University research seminar presentation/poster
33.3%
25.0%
42.9%
33.3%
75.0%
23.6%
83.3%
-
50.0%
Class presentation
100.0%
100.0%
57.1%
33.3%
50.0%
69.6%
66.7%
-
100.0%
Poster at a conference beyond campus
33.3%
25.0%
-
-
25.0%
12.4%
16.7%
-
33.3%
Oral presentation at a conference beyond campus
33.3%
25.0%
14.3%
-
25.0%
20.1%
16.7%
-
16.7%
Public performance/exhibition on campus
-
25.0%
28.6%
33.3%
25.0%
26.5%
33.3%
-
33.3%
Public performance/exhibition beyond campus
-
25.0%
-
-
-
13.6%
-
-
16.7%
Peer reviewed publication
-
25.0%
28.6%
33.3%
50.0%
22.4%
-
-
16.7%
Other
-
-
14.3%
-
-
26.0%
16.7%
-
16.7%
Dissemination of Research
Note: The following results contain only respondents that answered "Yes" to the question "In your undergraduate education, were you involved in a research or creative endeavor".
Types of Dissemination by Citizenship
Types of Dissemination by Gender
Types of Dissemination by Race/Ethnicity