Institutional Research and Assessment

New Student Survey 2007

The Evergreen New Student Survey 2007 was administered to 100% of students new in Fall 2007. Out of 1,588 new students, 974 responded resulting in a response rate of 61%.

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Note - Responses are shown in the following subgroups: Olympia Campus First-time, First-years; Olympia Campus Transfer Students; and Tacoma Students. In past New Student Survey analyses, transfer student responses included new Tacoma students.

Survey Questions
Olympia First-years
Olympia Transfer Students
Tacoma Students
1. Which location do you plan to attend for all or most of your Evergreen studies?
2. When do you plan to take most of your classes this year?
3. Do you plan to focus on a particular field or fields of study at Evergreen?
4. If yes, please describe the field or fields of study you plan to focus on.
5-6. Do you plan to stay at Evergreen until you earn a Bachelor's Degree? If no or unsure, please mark the answers that best describe your situation.
7. Mark the degrees that you intend to earn at Evergreen or elsewhere.
8. In earning your college education, how important are the following goals?
9. What do you plan to do after you graduate?
Survey Questions (continued)
Olympia First-years
Olympia Transfer Students
Tacoma Students
10-11. Are you employed or planning to work this quarter? If yes, how many hours per week?
12. Where do you plan to live this year while attending Evergreen?
13. Please indicate the level of study you are most comfortable with as you begin your studies at Evergreen.
14. Please check the areas of mathematics/ quantitative reasoning you have studied.
15. How often have you...?
16. How confident are you that you...?
17. How comfortable are you...?
18-19. Have any of your parents attended college? Do any of your parents have a 4-year college degree (or higher)?
20. Is English your first language?
21. How do you identify racially/ethnically?
22. How do you identify yourself? (Gender)
23. Do you identify as a minority in terms of sexual or gender orientation?
Survey Questions (continued)
Olympia First-years
Olympia Transfer Students
Tacoma Students
24. How many colleges/educational institutions did you apply to?
25. Which best describes Evergreen among your college choices for this year?
26. How much influence did the following factors have on your decision to attend Evergreen?
27. Which of the following are reasons that you chose to attend Evergreen?
28. If you are a student transferring from another college or university, why did you choose to leave your previous institution?
Not applicable
29-30. Do you have any dependent children who live with you? If yes, have you found adequate childcare for your children?
31. How important were the following sources of information in your decision to attend Evergreen?
32. Was there any information about Evergreen that was hard to find?
33. Do you get any financial support for your undergraduate education and living expenses from any of the following sources?
34. What is your best estimate of your parent or parents’ total income last year? Consider income from all sources before taxes.