WSU Institutional Metrics and Survey Results
WSU is represented internally and externally in a variety of contexts. Below are links to the common ways WSU is represented.
National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)
The NSSE contains information about the student educational experience of first-year and senior students. WSU typically participates in this survey every odd numbered Spring semester. Data are used for institutional improvement and to measure student engagement.
Ruffalo Noel-Levitz Student Satisfaction Inventory (SSI)
The SSI compares student importance scores and satisfaction scores on 12 broad constructs about the student educational experience. WSU typically participates in this survey every even numbered Spring semester. Data are used for strategic planning, among other uses.
Graduate Survey Results
The Graduate Survey is given to all students completing a degree at WSU, and asks about student next steps, as well as about college experiences. The survey is administered every Fall and Spring semester. Data are used to assist in advising and planning curriculum.
Common Data Set
Annual submission of data that is printed in multiple publications such as College Board, Peterson's College Guide, and U.S. News and World Report.
Data regarding total enrollment, student demographics, SCH and degrees awarded. Demographic head counts are collected from the fall and spring third week files as well as the summer end of term file.