National Survey of Student Engagement

Office of Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness

Data from the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) is administered to UT Tyler freshman and senior students annually each spring semester. UT Tyler adheres to the Indiana University Bloomington Institutional Review Board (IUB-IRB) for governance of the NSSE administration and sampling protocol. Information on the required administrative guidelines is available at IUB-IRB Protocol.  The 2015 UT Tyler response rate for first-year students 13 percent and and 11 percent for seniors.

An updated NSSE survey was launched in 2013. Sets of new, continuing and updated items are grouped within within five themes of Engagement Indicators adapted from the Benchmarks of Effective Educational Practice:

  • Academic Challenge – Including Higher-Order Learning, Reflective and Integrative Learning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Learning Strategies
  • Learning with Peers – Including Collaborative Learning and Discussions with Diverse Others
  • Experiences with Faculty – Including Student-Faculty Interaction and Effective Teaching Practices
  • Campus Environment – Including Quality of Interactions and Supportive Environment
  • High-Impact Practices – Special undergraduate opportunities such as Service-Learning, Study Abroad, Research with Faculty, and Internships that have substantial positive effects on student learning and retention

2015 UT Tyler Reports

2015 Engagement Indicators
2015 Frequencies and Statistical Comparisons
2015 High-Impact Practices
2015 Snapshot

2014 UT Tyler Reports

2014 Engagement Indicators
2014 Frequencies and Statistical Comparisons
2014 High-Impact Practices
2014 Snapshot

2013 UT Tyler Reports

2013 Engagement Indicators
2013 Frequencies and Statistical Comparisons
2013 High-Impact Practices
2013 Snapshot

An item-by-item comparison shows how the survey was updated from 2012, indicating which items were unchanged, slightly modified, significantly altered and deleted.

2012 UT Tyler Reports

2012 Multi-Year Benchmark Report
2012 Mean and Frequency Report
2012 Comparison Groups
2012 Student Experience in Brief
2012 Benchmark Comparisons
2012 Respondent Characteristics

2011 UT Tyler Reports

2011 Multi-Year Benchmark Report
2011 Respondent Characteristics
2011 Comparison Groups
2011 Mean and Frequency Reports
2011 Benchmark Comparisons
2011 The Student Experience in Brief
2011 Executive Snapshot

2010 UT Tyler Reports

2010 Multi-Year Benchmark Report
2010 Respondent Characteristics
2010 Comparison Groups
2010 Mean Report
2010 Frequency Report
2010 NSSE Benchmark Comparisons
2010 Executive Snapshot
2010 Student Experience in Brief

2009 UT Tyler Reports

2009 Multi-Year Benchmark Report
2009 Respondent Characteristics
2009 Comparison Groups
2009 Executive Snapshot
2009 Means and Frequencies Report

2008 UT Tyler Reports

2008 Multi-Year Benchmark Report
2008 Executive Snapshot
2008 Respondent Characteristics
2008 Pocket Guide
2008 Frequencies Report
2008 Means Report

2007 UT Tyler Reports

2007 Frequencies Report
2007 Means Report

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