Graduating Student Surveys : Part 6

Part 6 (Questions 71 - 79)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

Total Responses

1116

1052

773

810

738

1012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

71. Do you plan to attend your Commencement Ceremony?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes

81.5%

85.3%

84.3%

81.2%

81.6%

83.9%

 

No

18.5%

14.7%

15.7%

18.8%

18.4%

16.1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

72. I would advise a friend to attend MSU.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes

94.6%

95.0%

96.4%

96.8%

97.0%

95.4%

 

No

5.4%

5.0%

3.6%

3.2%

3.0%

4.6%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

73. I plan to join the Alumni Association.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes

50.2%

54.0%

53.7%

56.3%

53.8%

53.2%

 

No

49.8%

46.0%

46.3%

43.7%

46.2%

46.8%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

74. Which orientation did you attend?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

None

18.8%

16.3%

14.6%

15.3%

12.5%

12.3%

 

Spirit Days

26.0%

28.8%

29.5%

32.8%

36.2%

38.3%

 

Regular Orientation

38.3%

36.7%

38.4%

29.1%

31.4%

30.2%

 

Late Orientation

5.4%

6.7%

6.1%

6.0%

6.5%

6.4%

 

None, I was Distance Education only

11.6%

11.6%

11.4%

16.7%

13.4%

12.7%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

75. I registered mostly:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By telephone

4.5%

1.4%

0.4%

0.6%

1.1%

0.5%

 

By internet

77.4%

82.0%

81.6%

81.9%

81.0%

82.2%

 

In person

18.1%

16.5%

18.0%

17.5%

17.9%

17.3%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

76. During which year did you declare a major?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Freshman

41.3%

44.1%

45.0%

44.4%

49.1%

46.1%

 

Sophomore

29.3%

26.0%

26.8%

28.3%

29.1%

27.5%

 

Junior

23.3%

23.8%

24.7%

23.1%

18.3%

21.8%

 

Senior

6.1%

6.1%

3.5%

4.2%

3.5%

4.5%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

77. Which of the following computer skills have you acquired at MSU? (Check all that apply)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Computing Fundamentals

43.0%

39.0%

41.4%

40.1%

38.3%

36.0%

 

MS Office Applications

49.9%

45.3%

48.0%

48.8%

47.6%

49.8%

 

Statistical Packages

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

 

Programming

10.3%

8.5%

12.0%

10.0%

12.5%

9.4%

 

Computer Graphics

10.6%

8.3%

10.0%

9.0%

91.9%

7.5%

 

Desktop Publishing

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

 

CAD/CAM

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

 

Knowledge of the internet

52.9%

48.2%

46.7%

48.9%

45.7%

43.1%

 

Other, specify:

95.3%

3.7%

0.0%

4.6%

5.3%

5.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

78. Choose the item that best describes what you found MOST favorable about MSU.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Academic Programs

28.0%

30.0%

27.0%

31.0%

27.8%

30.1%

 

Athletic Programs

3.9%

3.2%

4.0%

4.3%

4.9%

5.2%

 

Beautiful Campus

8.4%

7.9%

6.7%

5.7%

7.5%

7.0%

 

Close to home

27.1%

27.1%

27.7%

24.3%

24.4%

27.9%

 

Cost

18.7%

20.1%

21.9%

22.5%

21.4%

20.6%

 

Off Campus Events

0.8%

0.2%

1.0%

1.0%

0.5%

0.5%

 

On Campus Events

2.1%

2.0%

1.2%

1.0%

2.0%

2.2%

 

Other, specify

6.9%

5.1%

7.0%

6.8%

8.1%

6.5%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

79. Choose the item that best describes what you found LEAST favorable about MSU.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Academic Programs

5.3%

6.2%

5.3%

4.3%

3.8%

6.3%

 

Athletic Programs

6.8%

6.1%

5.8%

6.7%

9.8%

7.1%

 

Beautiful Campus

2.5%

2.3%

2.7%

1.5%

1.2%

2.9%

 

Close to home

8.8%

9.3%

9.7%

8.3%

10.2%

9.2%

 

Cost

23.0%

19.3%

20.6%

22.2%

21.8%

26.9%

 

Off Campus Events

11.2%

11.7%

12.0%

12.2%

11.0%

13.3%

 

On Campus Events

10.9%

11.0%

8.2%

10.6%

8.8%

12.0%

 

Other, specify

17.9%

17.6%

19.0%

19.3%

18.3%

22.3%