Graduating Student Surveys : Part 4

Part 4 (Questions 41 - 55)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

Total Responses

1116

1052

773

810

738

1012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

41. Gender:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male

41.8%

37.5%

35.2%

39.1%

39.0%

36.3%

 

Female

58.2%

62.5%

64.8%

60.9%

61.0%

63.7%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

42. Age at time of graduation:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

21 years or younger

6.6%

6.4%

6.9%

5.2%

6.1%

7.1%

 

22 to 24 years

45.1%

45.4%

43.9%

44.2%

45.0%

45.6%

 

25 to 29 years

18.1%

21.6%

22.8%

19.6%

21.8%

19.1%

 

30 to 34 years

10.8%

8.9%

8.5%

9.9%

9.9%

8.7%

 

35 to 39 years

7.4%

6.4%

6.7%

9.0%

7.3%

7.4%

 

40 to 49 years

9.1%

8.6%

8.2%

7.8%

6.7%

8.5%

 

50 to 64 years

2.5%

2.7%

3.1%

4.3%

3.2%

3.6%

 

65 years and older

0.4%

0.1%

0.0%

0.0%

0.1%

0.1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

43. Ethnicity:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

White, Non-Hispanic

67.3%

67.9%

64.6%

66.0%

66.1%

65.9%

 

Black, Non-Hispanic

14.8%

15.1%

17.7%

16.8%

17.5%

15.9%

 

Hispanic

9.7%

6.4%

9.1%

10.2%

9.1%

10.7%

 

Asian or Pacific Islander

4.3%

5.8%

4.0%

4.4%

4.7%

4.5%

 

American Indian

1.2%

1.0%

1.2%

0.7%

0.6%

0.8%

 

Non-Resident Alien

2.8%

3.9%

3.5%

1.7%

2.1%

2.2%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

44. Primary citizenship:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

United States

89.9%

90.0%

88.4%

92.3%

91.1%

91.6%

 

Other

10.1%

10.0%

11.6%

7.7%

8.9%

8.4%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

45. Marital status at admission:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Never married

67.5%

70.7%

73.4%

70.5%

73.4%

72.3%

 

Widowed

0.4%

0.5%

0.0%

0.1%

0.1%

0.2%

 

Separated

1.0%

0.3%

1.0%

0.9%

0.9%

1.3%

 

Divorced

5.0%

4.8%

3.4%

4.3%

4.1%

5.2%

 

Married

26.2%

23.7%

22.3%

24.2%

21.6%

20.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

46. Current marital status:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Never married

57.4%

59.8%

61.6%

59.8%

63.0%

63.0%

 

Widowed

0.4%

0.4%

0.5%

0.1%

0.1%

0.4%

 

Separated

1.3%

0.6%

1.0%

1.5%

1.4%

1.5%

 

Divorced

6.3%

5.8%

5.2%

5.8%

5.5%

5.9%

 

Married

34.5%

33.5%

31.7%

32.8%

29.9%

29.2%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

47. Type of tuition paid:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In-State

95.2%

96.1%

95.0%

94.9%

94.7%

94.2%

 

Out-of-state

4.8%

3.9%

5.0%

5.1%

5.3%

5.8%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

48. Residence classification:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In-state

87.0%

88.4%

88.6%

88.8%

88.3%

89.2%

 

Out-of-state

5.4%

3.6%

4.0%

6.3%

6.1%

5.2%

 

International/not US citizen

7.6%

8.0%

7.4%

4.9%

5.6%

5.5%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

49. Did either of your parents or legal guardians graduate from college?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes

47.1%

50.1%

45.0%

46.2%

48.8%

49.5%

 

No

52.9%

49.9%

55.0%

53.8%

51.2%

50.5%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

50. Employment status during Fall/Spring semesters of Senior year:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I was not employed

21.5%

22.8%

20.1%

20.1%

22.8%

26.6%

 

Employed 1 to 20 hours per week

25.5%

27.2%

25.4%

24.1%

25.3%

26.1%

 

Employed 21 to 39 hours per week

24.0%

25.0%

29.1%

25.6%

26.5%

25.4%

 

Employed 40 or more hours per week

28.9%

25.0%

25.5%

30.2%

25.5%

21.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

51. Employment in your major field:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No

53.4%

53.3%

54.6%

51.9%

53.7%

57.5%

 

Yes

35.8%

34.2%

36.5%

40.2%

36.3%

31.4%

 

Not Applicable

10.8%

12.5%

8.9%

7.9%

9.9%

11.1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

52. Employment location:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On Campus

7.7%

9.4%

9.1%

6.7%

7.5%

6.0%

 

In Wichita Falls

39.3%

40.9%

41.1%

41.5%

40.7%

39.9%

 

Sheppard Air Force Base

1.6%

1.1%

1.4%

1.0%

0.9%

1.8%

 

Outside Wichita Falls

22.4%

21.3%

22.9%

23.3%

21.6%

21.0%

 

Out of State

4.7%

2.7%

3.4%

5.8%

4.9%

3.3%

 

Not Applicable

24.3%

24.6%

22.1%

21.7%

24.4%

28.0%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

53. Military background:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Military reserve

1.3%

1.4%

0.5%

1.2%

0.5%

0.8%

 

Active duty military spouse

1.2%

1.9%

1.0%

1.2%

1.4%

1.7%

 

Active duty military dependent

2.1%

1.6%

1.7%

1.5%

1.3%

2.2%

 

Prior military - VA benefit eligible

6.1%

4.6%

4.5%

4.4%

4.2%

5.4%

 

Prior military - Not VA benefit eligible

2.2%

1.3%

1.4%

2.1%

1.9%

2.1%

 

Active duty military

1.7%

1.0%

0.9%

1.2%

0.9%

1.2%

 

No Military Experience

85.4%

88.2%

89.9%

88.3%

89.8%

86.7%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

54. Parents' income:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Not dependent on parental financial support

39.2%

37.5%

37.5%

42.6%

39.2%

39.8%

 

Less than $20,000

5.6%

6.5%

6.3%

4.7%

6.4%

5.3%

 

$20,000 to $39,999

12.6%

11.2%

12.0%

9.3%

13.8%

10.7%

 

$40,000 to $59,999

13.4%

13.9%

14.2%

13.1%

10.4%

12.2%

 

$60,000 to $79,999

9.9%

11.7%

11.0%

12.1%

11.4%

12.2%

 

More than $80,000

19.2%

19.3%

18.9%

18.3%

18.8%

19.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

55. Financial Aid Received (Check all that apply)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MSU Scholarship (excluding athletic scholarship)

28.8%

27.5%

29.4%

30.7%

36.0%

30.9%

 

Outside Scholarship

18.5%

18.8%

18.1%

19.6%

20.2%

19.5%

 

Student Loan

56.0%

55.7%

55.9%

57.0%

57.5%

55.7%

 

Federal Grant

35.3%

36.2%

38.8%

39.6%

44.0%

42.8%

 

State Grant

21.1%

19.6%

18.8%

18.6%

18.8%

17.5%

 

Athletic Scholarship

4.7%

2.9%

5.2%

4.9%

5.6%

4.9%

 

Tuition Waiver

9.6%

10.1%

8.8%

6.9%

8.0%

6.1%

 

Veteran's Benefits

7.0%

5.8%

6.3%

4.8%

3.9%

8.1%