2012 - 13 Senior Survey
Student Life Report















Office of Assessment
July 2013



2012-2013 SENIOR SURVEY

STUDENT LIFE

 
SURVEY REPORT






Prepared by:

Christopher Urban
Assistant Director

Priyanka Masuram
Graduate Assistant

Amanda Mellenbruch
Undergraduate Assistant






Office of Assessment

Kansas State University

July 2013
The Senior Survey is designed to give undergraduate students the opportunity to reflect upon their K-State experiences. This information is used to improve the college experience for future students by identifying strengths in our programs as well as areas that need further development.
  • Of the 3,129 surveys that were distributed, there were 2,158 responses, resulting in a response rate of 69%
  • 54% were female, and 46% were male.
     
  • Approximately 86% reported that they were White, Non-Hispanic.
     
  • 77% reported that they were twenty-three years of age or younger.
     
  • 73% reported a G.P.A of 3.00 or higher.
     
  • 96% reported that they were U.S. citizens. 
Top five services graduating seniors used and were dissatisfied with:
  1. Parking Availability (80%)
  2. Parking Services (52%)
  3. Parking Facilities (34%)
  4. Collegian (28%)
  5. Royal Purple Yearbook (27%)
Top five services graduating seniors did not know about
  1. McNair Scholars (57%)
  2. Developing Scholars (47%)
  3. Office of Non-Traditional and Veteran Student Services (34%)
  4. Academic Assistance Center (30%)
  5. University Life Cafe (29%)
Top five services graduating seniors used and were satisfied with:
  1. McCain Performance Series (97%)
  2. Library Staff (96%)
  3. Campus Safety (96%)
  4. Library Holdings (94%)
  5. Union Program Council (94%)

     




Introduction
Satisfaction With K-State Services
Student Academic Services
Library Services
Additional Services
Student Life Services
Percent used and were satisfied
K-State Offices
  • 78% reported that relationships with other students, student groups, and activities were characterized by a sense of belonging.
     
  • More than 81% indicated that the development of academic, scholarly, and intellectual qualities and being critical, evaluative, and analytical were strongly emphasized regarding student development
     
  • 80% indicated that faculty members were approachable, understanding, and helpful

Why Choose K-State?
What is your general attitude toward Kansas State University?
In my major: 
Students in my major are:
Race/Ethnicity Comparisons
Attitude Towards K-State
Students in my major are: Academically Honest
Students in my major are: Supportive/Helpful
Students in my major are: Career Oriented
Gender Comparisons
Attitude Towards K-State
Students in my major are: Academically Honest
Students in my major are: Career Oriented
Students in my major are: Supportive/Helpful
Benefits of K-State Students to Employers
92% or more of respondents felt that they made a lot or some progress at K-State in the following areas:
At least 89% of respondents felt that they made a lot or some progress at K-State in the following areas: