National Survey of Student Engagement

The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) assesses the extent to which first-year and senior students engage in educational practices associated with high levels of learning and development.

NSSE Engagement Indicators include:

  • Collaborative LearningPhoto of student in the Fungal Kingdom program examining lichens found on branch during three day field trip to Camp Westwind, Oregon coast.
  • Discussions with Diverse Others
  • Effective Teaching Practices
  • Higher-Order Learning
  • Learning Strategies
  • Quality of Interactions
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Reflective and Integrative Learning
  • Student-Faculty Interaction
  • Supportive Environment

NSSE 2020 Reports

NSSE 2018 Reports

NSSE 2016 Reports

NSSE Archive

Previous NSSE reports:

Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE)

Documenting Effective Educational Practice (DEEP)

To explore special analyses of student surveys go to "Special Analyses of Survey Results" on the Student Surveys page.