The CIRP survey Cooperative Institutional Research Project conducted by the Higher Education Research Institute at the University of California at Los Angeles Administered through OIRA at Freshman Orientation 2013 86% of OU incoming Freshmen were surveyed fall 2013!! 2,569 Enrolled FTIACs 2,221 Responses In general, we are more similar to national norms than we are dissimilar.
Realistic Expectations? 74.6% enter college with the expectation they will graduate within 4 years. At OU, the 4 year graduation rate in 2012 was at 15.3%. If you want to graduate in 4 years – take lots of credits, pass all of them, and see an advisor often!
Graduation Rates Retention Rates Probation Rates Info compiled by OIRA
NSSE College student survey that assesses the extent to which students engage in educational practices associated with high levels of learning and development Administered every two years. OU has shown steady increases in NSSE results since 2005 More data is available on OIRAs website. All data is for 1 st year students unless otherwise noted. National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE: pronounced nessie)
More than 10 hours per week working off campus ClassOakland Selected Peers Freshmen41%28% Seniors66%56% These numbers have decreased slightly over the past few years
the environment emphasizes spending significant amounts of time on academic work Very Much (4) Some (2)
Quality of Relationships with other students Friendly & Supportive Unfriendly & unsupportive
How Freshmen Spend Their Time AreaHours per Week Total Academics33 Studying/Class Prep14 In Class (Theoretically)15 Co-Curricular Activities4 Working/Care14 Working 11 Caring for Dependents 3 Other19 Relaxing/Socializing12 Commuting to School5 Service/Volunteering2