Selected Measures from the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)

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November 2013
Data collected from the 2008 National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)
Measure (1) University Park Other Penn State Campuses (2)
First-year Senior First-year Senior
Level of academic challenge 53.2 55.0 51.4 56.1
Active and collaborative learning 40.9 49.3 41.8 52.5
Student Faculty Interaction 32.1 42.0 34.7 44.3
Enriching Educational Experiences 29.3 43.6 24.1 38.1
Supportive Campus Environment 63.3 58.0 61.5 59.5
Percent of students reporting having completed a practicum, internship, field experience, co-op experience, or clinical assignment 4% 65% 6% 59%

(1) Go to National Survey of Student Engagement, for more information regarding these measures.

(2) Other Penn State campuses include Abington, Altoona, Berks, Brandywine, Erie, Fayette, Harrisburg, Worthington Scranton, and York.