The Office of Student Records and Registrations:
GRADUATING STUDENT SURVEY
Summary Information from 1994 Fall - 1998 Fall
Number of Graduates Surveyed: 5337
Response Rate: 39.9%
The graduates were asked to respond to several questions regarding their attitudes about UNK in general. These question were designed to obtain information regarding the graduates general satisfaction with UNK and a little about their future plans.
Do you currently have plans for additional education?
||No, not at this time.
||Yes, at UNK
||Yes, somewhere else
What is the highest degree you ultimately plan to earn?
||Specialist Degree (Ed.S.)
||Professional Degree (law, medicine, etc.)
If you had to do it all over again, would you chose to attend UNK again?
Would you recommend UNK to someone looking for an institution in which to further their education?
What was the single most important factor that led to your selection of UNK as an institution in which to further your education?
||No Particular Reason
Note: Some responses do not total 100% due to respondents skipping or not answering the questions.
The graduating student survey asks the graduates to respond to statements regarding areas of growth and development that can be influenced in higher education. The graduates responded on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 indicating the greatest progress or importance. The rating scales used:
|(1) No Progress
||(1) Of no importance
|(2) Little Progress
||(2) Of little importance
|(3) Moderate Progress
||(3) Of moderate importance
|(4) Much Progress
||(4) Of much importance
|(5) Very Much Progress
||(5) Of very much importance
Areas of Growth and Development
- Intellectual Growth:
- Your ability to understand and use concepts and principles from several broad areas of learning.
- Social Growth:
- Your understanding of other people and their views; your experience in relating to others.
- Aesthetic and Cultural Growth:
- Your awareness and appreciation of the literature, music, art, and drama of your own culture and others.
- Educational Growth:
- Your understanding of a particular field of knowledge; your preparation for further education.
- Vocational and Professional Growth:
- Your preparation for employment in a particular vocational or professional area.
- Personal Growth:
- Your development of attitudes, values, beliefs and a particular philosophy of life; your understanding and acceptance of yourself as a person; your ability to be realistic and adaptable and to make decisions about your own future.
- Multi-Cultural Awareness:
- Your Knowledge and appreciation of people from different races, cultures, and countries.
The following charts summarize the results from graduates surveyed from 94 Fall through 98 Fall: