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Surveys

The Office for Institutional Effectiveness and Strategic Planning (OIEP) coordinates and publishes results from several national and internal surveys conducted at the College of Charleston. OIEP maintains an Institutional Survey Calendar to avoid the collection of duplicate information and provides resources to ensure sound survey methodology and design.


National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)

A national survey that collects information about student participation in programs and activities related to their learning and personal development. Also includes information about the Beginning College Survey of Student Engagement (BCSSE) and the Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE).

CIRP Freshman Survey and Follow-up Surveys

A national survey administered to incoming first-year students before they start classes. Also includes information about the two follow-up surveys: Your First College Year and College Senior Survey.

College of Charleston Alumni Surveys

Inquires about employment, additional education, and level of satisfaction with the College of Charleston. This survey is administered annually to alumni one year, three years, and five years post-graduation. 

College of Charleston Senior Exit Surveys

Administered annually to graduating seniors who participate in graduation rehearsal. Inquires about future plans and conducts a brief assessment of satisfaction with their academic experience.