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Senior Exit Survey Fall 2018

With post-college life on the horizon, 1,848 graduating seniors reflect on their stay at SDState. 

The percentages below represent respondents who agreed to the survey items.

Overall Satisfaction with Educational Experience.

94%
Would recommend SDState to others
95%
Had their educational expectations met
97%
Received high quality of education
95%
Were satisfied with their experience at SDState
96%
Achieved their educational goals
96%
Were prepared to be successful

Participation in High Impact Practices (HIP's)

61%
Participated in Senior Capstone Courses
85%
Participated in first-year seminar
70%
Participated in internships
80%
Participated in collaborative assignments and projects
43%
Participated in service learning/community-based learning
24%
Participated in creating ePortifolios
35%
Participated in diversity and global learning
45%
Participated in undergraduate research and creative activity
50%
Participated in writing-intensive courses
29%
Participated in Living-Learning Community
64%
Participated in Common Experience (e.g. Common Read)

Graduate School

34%
Have plans of pursuing a graduate degree

General Educational Goals

95%
Felt they improved their knowledge in natural sciences
95%
Felt they improved their knowledge in social sciences
93%
Felt they improved their knowledge in mathematical processes and reasoning
98%
Felt they improved their ability to communicate effectively and responsibly
97%
Felt they improved their ability to write effectively and responsibly
94%
Felt they improved their knowledge in arts and humanities