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2017 College Senior Survey
CIRP Theme
Satisfaction with Academic Support and Courses
Graduating Seniors
Satisfaction with Academic Support and Courses gauges use of and satisfaction with campus academic support structures and types of coursework typically required in general education.
See also CIRP Constructs: Satisfaction with Coursework, Overall Satisfaction; CIRP Theme: Satisfaction with Services and Community.
Graduating Seniors Men Women Construct
Montclair State University Your Inst Comp 1 Comp 2 Your Inst Comp 1 Comp 2 Your Inst Comp 1 Comp 2
Please rate your satisfaction with your college in each area:

General education or core curriculum courses
Very satisfied / Satisfied
61.9% 70.1% 74.8% 62.9% 67.0% 72.3% 61.5% 71.3% 76.2% Satisfaction
with
Coursework
Mean 3.60 3.84 3.90 3.43 3.73 3.84 3.65 3.87 3.94
Standard deviation 1.15 1.03 0.93 1.22 1.13 1.01 1.12 0.99 0.89
Significance - * *** - * - * ***
Effect size - -0.23 -0.32 - -0.27 -0.41 - -0.22 -0.33
Please rate your satisfaction with your college in each area:

Laboratory facilities and equipment
Very satisfied / Satisfied
64.3% 68.7% 66.6% 68.9% 71.0% 65.5% 62.9% 67.8% 67.3%  
Mean 3.75 3.86 3.80 3.86 3.86 3.78 3.71 3.86 3.81  
Standard deviation 1.00 0.92 0.93 0.92 0.89 0.95 1.03 0.93 0.91  
Significance - - -  
Effect size - -0.12 -0.05 - 0.00 0.08 - -0.16 -0.11  
Library resources
Very satisfied / Satisfied
71.0% 82.7% 79.0% 82.3% 84.5% 76.6% 67.3% 82.2% 80.4%  
Mean 3.88 4.16 4.05 3.91 4.20 4.01 3.88 4.15 4.07  
Standard deviation 0.86 0.82 0.83 0.75 0.75 0.84 0.90 0.83 0.83  
Significance - *** * - * - ** *  
Effect size - -0.34 -0.20 - -0.39 -0.12 - -0.33 -0.23  
Technology resources
Very satisfied / Satisfied
70.3% 78.5% 73.6% 74.3% 80.1% 72.6% 68.9% 77.9% 74.1%  
Mean 3.86 4.03 3.90 3.86 4.01 3.87 3.85 4.03 3.91  
Standard deviation 0.94 0.89 0.88 0.94 0.95 0.90 0.94 0.87 0.86  
Significance - * - -  
Effect size - -0.19 -0.05 - -0.16 -0.01 - -0.21 -0.07  
Please rate your satisfaction with your college in each area:

Tutoring or other academic assistance
Very satisfied / Satisfied
50.9% 63.8% 64.7% 55.1% 62.9% 63.4% 49.5% 64.1% 65.6%  
Mean 3.51 3.78 3.79 3.62 3.78 3.77 3.47 3.79 3.80  
Standard deviation 1.07 0.99 0.88 1.12 0.98 0.89 1.06 0.99 0.88  
Significance - ** *** - - ** ***  
Effect size - -0.27 -0.32 - -0.16 -0.17 - -0.32 -0.38  
Courses in your major field
Very satisfied / Satisfied
79.6% 84.2% 86.4% 82.3% 83.4% 85.2% 78.6% 84.4% 87.2% Satisfaction
with
Coursework
Mean 4.05 4.17 4.22 4.18 4.17 4.20 4.01 4.18 4.24
Standard deviation 0.96 0.92 0.85 0.80 0.92 0.87 1.01 0.92 0.84
Significance - * - - **
Effect size - -0.13 -0.20 - 0.01 -0.02 - -0.18 -0.27
Amount of contact with faculty
Very satisfied / Satisfied
71.5% 79.4% 85.7% 76.5% 79.7% 84.9% 69.9% 79.2% 86.1%  
Mean 3.93 4.10 4.26 4.09 4.18 4.24 3.87 4.07 4.28  
Standard deviation 0.93 0.90 0.80 0.83 0.94 0.80 0.96 0.89 0.80  
Significance - * *** - - * ***  
Effect size - -0.19 -0.41 - -0.10 -0.19 - -0.22 -0.51  
Class size
Very satisfied / Satisfied
82.4% 81.7% 90.3% 76.5% 81.1% 88.4% 84.5% 81.9% 91.5%  
Mean 4.12 4.14 4.38 4.06 4.16 4.33 4.15 4.14 4.41  
Standard deviation 0.76 0.84 0.72 0.81 0.89 0.76 0.75 0.82 0.70  
Significance - *** - * - ***  
Effect size - -0.02 -0.36 - -0.11 -0.36 - 0.01 -0.37  
Please rate your satisfaction with your college in each area:

Relevance of coursework to everyday life
Very satisfied / Satisfied
62.8% 71.4% 73.5% 58.8% 68.2% 69.2% 64.1% 72.5% 76.0% Satisfaction
with
Coursework
Mean 3.76 3.90 3.91 3.79 3.89 3.82 3.75 3.90 3.97
Standard deviation 0.93 0.94 0.88 0.98 0.96 0.93 0.92 0.94 0.85
Significance - * - - **
Effect size - -0.15 -0.17 - -0.10 -0.03 - -0.16 -0.26
Relevance of coursework to future career plans
Very satisfied / Satisfied
67.8% 70.7% 75.1% 76.5% 71.9% 73.2% 65.1% 70.3% 76.2% Satisfaction
with
Coursework
Mean 3.85 3.91 3.97 3.97 3.95 3.92 3.82 3.90 4.00
Standard deviation 0.95 0.99 0.93 0.83 1.01 0.96 0.99 0.99 0.91
Significance - - - *
Effect size - -0.06 -0.13 - 0.02 0.05 - -0.08 -0.20
Overall quality of instruction
Very satisfied / Satisfied
71.5% 81.2% 85.6% 67.6% 75.5% 84.0% 72.9% 83.1% 86.4%  
Mean 3.82 4.07 4.17 3.79 3.99 4.14 3.83 4.10 4.19  
Standard deviation 0.95 0.88 0.78 0.98 0.98 0.81 0.94 0.84 0.77  
Significance - ** *** - * - ** ***  
Effect size - -0.28 -0.45 - -0.20 -0.43 - -0.32 -0.47  
Please rate your satisfaction with your college in each area:

Ability to find a faculty or staff mentor
Very satisfied / Satisfied
77.2% 69.5% 51.8% 76.5% 69.3% 53.4% 77.5% 69.5% 50.9%  
Mean 4.08 3.91 3.43 4.09 3.94 3.49 4.08 3.90 3.40  
Standard deviation 0.86 1.04 1.11 0.75 1.03 1.07 0.90 1.04 1.13  
Significance - *** - ** - ***  
Effect size - 0.16 0.59 - 0.15 0.56 - 0.17 0.60  
Overall college experience
Very satisfied / Satisfied
77.4% 81.9% 85.3% 73.5% 76.0% 83.9% 78.6% 83.8% 86.1% Overall
Satisfaction
Mean 3.97 4.14 4.22 3.85 4.02 4.19 4.01 4.18 4.23
Standard deviation 0.96 0.88 0.81 0.96 0.98 0.84 0.97 0.84 0.79
Significance - * *** - * - **
Effect size - -0.19 -0.31 - -0.17 -0.40 - -0.20 -0.28
If you could make your college choice over, would you still choose to enroll at your current college?
Definitely yes / Probably yes
67.0% 80.4% 82.4% 53.8% 74.4% 80.7% 71.0% 82.3% 83.3% Overall
Satisfaction
Mean 2.88 3.17 3.22 2.58 3.04 3.18 2.98 3.22 3.25
Standard deviation 0.97 0.87 0.83 0.99 0.95 0.85 0.95 0.84 0.81
Significance - ** *** - * *** - * **
Effect size - -0.33 -0.41 - -0.48 -0.71 - -0.29 -0.33