Transition into UC Berkeley
Academic and Personal Development
Goals and Aspirations
Campus Climate for Diversity
Your Berkeley Plans
Future Plans and Aspirations
Transfer College Experiences

Transition into UC Berkeley

Please rate the start of your Berkeley experience by completing the following statement. Overall, I am off to ...

a great start 262 18%
a very good start 399 27%
a good start 516 35%
just an OK start 235 16%
not a good start 83 6%

As you begin your academic career at UC Berkeley, what is your level of agreement or disagreement with the statements below. Click here if you would like to review definitions of diversity and academic dishonesty.

 Strongly disagreeDisagreeSomewhat disagreeSomewhat agreeAgreeStrongly agree
I feel valued as an individual on this campus 30 78 144 462 543 198
2% 5% 10% 32% 37% 14%
I am proud to be a student at this campus 14 7 26 125 420 864
1% 1% 2% 9% 29% 59%
This institution values students' opinions 29 39 71 343 613 357
2% 3% 5% 24% 42% 25%
Academic dishonesty is a problem on this campus 200 578 328 149 91 94
14% 40% 23% 10% 6% 7%
I feel that I belong at UC Berkeley 30 47 129 453 460 326
2% 3% 9% 31% 32% 23%
This campus values diversity 30 30 71 225 539 558
2% 2% 5% 16% 37% 38%
Diversity is important to me 19 13 32 161 482 749
1% 1% 2% 11% 33% 51%

What is your level of agreement or disagreement with the statements below?

 Strongly disagreeDisagreeSomewhat disagreeSomewhat agreeAgreeStrongly agree
Opportunities to engage in community service while a UC Berkeley student are important to me 15 43 96 358 522 356
1% 3% 7% 26% 38% 26%
Opportunities to connect my academic work with community-based experience at UC Berkeley are important to me 11 20 47 241 576 493
1% 1% 3% 17% 42% 36%
It's important to me to work toward goals that are larger than simply making money or acquiring prestige 9 15 33 134 443 753
1% 1% 2% 10% 32% 54%
It's important to me to make good choices while at UC Berkeley 5 6 10 63 350 949
0% 0% 1% 5% 25% 69%

Using the scale from 1 to 6 below, please indicate how true each of the following statements is of you.

 Not at all true of me (1)(2)(3)(4)(5)Very true of me (6)
When I take on a new task, I make a plan with clear and measurable goals that must be reached before completion 22 59 152 433 426 299
2% 4% 11% 31% 31% 22%
I regularly monitor how I am doing in order to gauge how well I'm progressing toward my goals 13 43 146 335 498 356
1% 3% 11% 24% 36% 26%
I reflect on my existing commitments before I decide to take on new tasks so I don't get overwhelmed 12 59 143 288 474 413
1% 4% 10% 21% 34% 30%
I find courses so interesting that I do more work than is required 58 131 261 399 335 204
4% 9% 19% 29% 24% 15%
I substantially revise papers before submitting to be graded 27 71 170 318 411 392
2% 5% 12% 23% 30% 28%

To what extent do you agree that each of the following resources has helped with your transition into UC Berkeley? If you did not participate in the service listed, please select "N/A" in the left column.

 N/A; DID NOT USE THIS SERVICEStrongly disagreeDisagreeSomewhat disagreeSomewhat agreeAgreeStrongly agree
Cal Student Orientation (CalSO) 174 95 81 95 311 320 223
- 8% 7% 8% 28% 28% 20%
Getting Your Bearings activities - (New Student Convocation, Caltopia, Calapalooza, Bear Pact, Bear Perspectives, The Big Night) 133 90 111 142 414 303 150
- 7% 9% 12% 34% 25% 12%
New Student Services website 456 46 62 102 346 224 109
- 5% 7% 12% 39% 25% 12%
Cal Student Central ("Sproul" - one-stop-shop) 340 69 69 80 320 285 181
- 7% 7% 8% 32% 28% 18%
Cal Central (Student portal information dashboard) 46 56 47 79 291 418 380
- 4% 4% 6% 23% 33% 30%
Summer workshops or webinars hosted by a UCB office 979 27 36 56 107 79 68
- 7% 10% 15% 29% 21% 18%
Transfer Edge (Summer Sessions) 1052 13 21 40 77 83 70
- 4% 7% 13% 25% 27% 23%
CE3 Transfer Student Center 802 13 26 40 176 165 120
- 2% 5% 7% 33% 31% 22%
CE3 Undocumented Student Program - (Academic Counselors, Dreamers Resource Center, Legal Support, etc.) 1106 10 20 25 77 54 64
- 4% 8% 10% 31% 22% 26%
CE3 Educational Opportunity Program - (Academic counseling, fee waivers, etc. Serving first-generation, low-income, or historically underrepresented students) 864 15 19 40 138 146 136
- 3% 4% 8% 28% 30% 28%
Other CE3 Programs - (Berkeley Hope Scholars, Cal Veteran Services Center, Re-entry Student Program, Student Parent Center) 1020 9 16 32 82 94 104
- 3% 5% 10% 24% 28% 31%
A 98 or 198 course for new students 698 12 21 44 144 233 202
- 2% 3% 7% 22% 36% 31%

(...continued) To what extent do you agree that each of the following resources has helped with your transition into UC Berkeley? If you did not participate in the service listed, please select "N/A" in the left column.

 N/A; DID NOT USE THIS SERVICEStrongly disagreeDisagreeSomewhat disagreeSomewhat agreeAgreeStrongly agree
Berkeley International Office 1035 2 11 25 85 80 67
- 1% 4% 9% 32% 30% 25%
Academic Achievement Program Center (Includes Posse, McNair, Miller, & Sage Scholars Programs, Cal NERDS) 1089 10 7 25 60 69 58
- 4% 3% 11% 26% 30% 25%
Athletic Study Center 1145 4 10 23 53 46 39
- 2% 6% 13% 30% 26% 22%
Disabled Students Program 1094 5 11 19 57 52 70
- 2% 5% 9% 27% 24% 33%
Gender Equity Resource Center (LGBTQ,
Women/Men, Sexual/Relationship Violence
Advocacy & Education)
1091 6 9 20 70 65 53
- 3% 4% 9% 31% 29% 24%
Multicultural Student Development (African American Student Development, Asian Pacific American Student Development, Chicanx Latinx Student Development, Multicultural Community Center, Multicultural Immigrant Student Program, Native American Student Development) 1074 8 6 24 75 64 67
- 3% 3% 10% 31% 26% 28%
A Multicultural Recruitment & Retention Center (e.g., Black Recruitment & Retention Center, Raza Recruitment & Retention Center) 1109 8 7 22 65 50 59
- 4% 3% 10% 31% 24% 28%
Student Learning Center 906 9 9 28 125 118 117
- 2% 2% 7% 31% 29% 29%
Residence Hall Staff (Resident Directors, Resident Assistants, Theme Program Advisors) 883 16 21 37 143 138 79
- 4% 5% 9% 33% 32% 18%
Residential Education (Res. Ed.) (Includes
Tutoring, Resident Faculty Programs, Academic Support)
1046 4 18 27 84 74 59
- 2% 7% 10% 32% 28% 22%
Another Berkeley student 164 8 19 37 206 399 486
- 1% 2% 3% 18% 35% 42%
A family member 441 27 29 47 233 262 276
- 3% 3% 5% 27% 30% 32%
A UC Berkeley major/ departmental advisor 203 40 45 61 270 360 340
- 4% 4% 6% 24% 32% 31%
A UC Berkeley College advisor (e.g., Letters & Science, Natural Resources) 423 40 37 68 231 283 241
- 4% 4% 8% 26% 31% 27%

Please share with us any additional information regarding your transition into UC Berkeley, and the resources you found helpful, particularly those not asked about above:

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Academic and Personal Development

Please rate your current level of proficiency in the following areas.

 Very poorPoorFairGoodVery goodExcellent
Analytical and critical thinking skills 2 10 129 404 474 256
0% 1% 10% 32% 37% 20%
Ability to be clear and effective when writing 6 29 157 425 412 245
1% 2% 12% 33% 32% 19%
Ability to read and comprehend academic material 3 25 166 414 446 219
0% 2% 13% 33% 35% 17%
Understanding of a specific field of study 2 12 140 422 464 222
0% 1% 11% 33% 37% 18%
Quantitative (mathematical and statistical) skills 28 105 281 419 248 193
2% 8% 22% 33% 20% 15%
Oral communication skills 17 63 215 382 339 255
1% 5% 17% 30% 27% 20%
Ability to understand international perspectives (economic, political, social, cultural) 5 32 178 429 371 260
0% 3% 14% 34% 29% 20%
Leadership skills 14 62 240 371 334 252
1% 5% 19% 29% 26% 20%
Ability to suspend judgment based on cultural differences when interacting with others 3 10 85 320 418 440
0% 1% 7% 25% 33% 35%
Ability to work with people from other cultures 3 5 57 258 427 525
0% 0% 5% 20% 34% 41%
Ability to collaborate (e.g., team participation, group work) well with others 1 20 113 311 411 416
0% 2% 9% 24% 32% 33%

Please rate your current level of proficiency in the following areas.

 Very poorPoorFairGoodVery goodExcellent
Library and online information research skills (e.g., finding books, articles, evaluating information sources) 9 65 242 426 343 192
1% 5% 19% 33% 27% 15%
Ability to design, conduct, and evaluate research 13 100 316 438 276 133
1% 8% 25% 34% 22% 10%
Ability to prepare and make a presentation 6 44 199 459 363 203
1% 4% 16% 36% 29% 16%
Interpersonal skills 13 34 162 417 361 284
1% 3% 13% 33% 28% 22%
Linguistic and cultural competency in at least one language other than my own 114 149 217 285 243 269
9% 12% 17% 22% 19% 21%

As a beginning UC Berkeley student, how would you rate your competencies below?

 Very poorPoorFairGoodVery goodExcellent
Portraying information in ways that make it easier to interpret 2 19 166 480 386 222
0% 2% 13% 38% 30% 17%
Drawing insights based on quantitative analysis of data 6 39 264 477 320 166
1% 3% 21% 38% 25% 13%
Making qualified conclusions based on quantitative data 6 35 246 483 344 160
1% 3% 19% 38% 27% 13%
Ability to apply theories or methods from one discipline to another 5 20 214 440 382 210
0% 2% 17% 35% 30% 17%
Ability to explore complex issues in original ways 4 34 239 450 345 200
0% 3% 19% 35% 27% 16%

Goals and Aspirations

Indicate how important each of the following college goals is to you:

 Not importantSomewhat importantVery important
Finding direction for my life 36 170 1065
3% 13% 84%
Become an innovative thinker 18 263 989
1% 21% 78%
Discover what kind of person I really want to be 60 239 971
5% 19% 77%
Develop a personal code of values and ethics 88 338 842
7% 27% 66%
Prepare for graduate or professional school 117 340 815
9% 27% 64%
Obtain the skills I need to pursue my chosen career 16 146 1107
1% 12% 87%
Obtain the skills I need to function in the international arena 129 364 776
10% 29% 61%

While attending UC Berkeley, how often would you like to...

 NeverRarelyOccasionallySomewhat oftenOftenVery often
Advocate for ideas or solutions that you believe in but may be unpopular or risky 23 113 301 364 272 172
2% 9% 24% 29% 22% 14%
Work with others on tasks that may at first seem difficult or even impossible 13 71 231 325 376 229
1% 6% 19% 26% 30% 18%
Initiate and develop interactions with students who are different (e.g. culturally, ethnically, socioeconomically, politically) 6 37 130 229 448 395
1% 3% 10% 18% 36% 32%
Interact with students from a country or state outside your own in social settings (e.g., in clubs or student organizations, or in informal settings) 5 35 117 244 412 434
0% 3% 9% 20% 33% 35%
Develop a friendship with a student from a country or state outside of your own 9 19 107 215 412 483
1% 2% 9% 17% 33% 39%
Attend lectures, symposia, workshops or conferences on international/global topics 15 101 178 278 296 378
1% 8% 14% 22% 24% 30%
Attend a performance with an international/global focus 29 114 227 276 279 318
2% 9% 18% 22% 22% 26%

What are your values and beliefs with regards to your interaction with other students while attending UC Berkeley? Please tell us your level of agreement with the following statements:

 Strongly disagreeDisagreeSomewhat disagreeSomewhat agreeAgreeStrongly agree
I believe that exposure to students from other states and countries will help me interact effectively with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures 12 4 20 172 416 611
1% 0% 2% 14% 34% 50%
I believe that exposure to students from other states and countries will help me be more open to and understanding of different opinions and points of view 12 7 22 165 407 618
1% 1% 2% 13% 33% 50%

How important to you are the following aspects of being an undergraduate at a research university like UC Berkeley?

 Not important at allNot very importantSomewhat importantImportantVery importantEssential
Learning about faculty research 20 69 178 339 327 302
2% 6% 14% 27% 27% 25%
Having courses with faculty members who refer to their own research as part of the class 27 80 186 351 340 250
2% 7% 15% 28% 28% 20%
Learning research methods 11 31 109 297 365 417
1% 3% 9% 24% 30% 34%
Assisting faculty members in their research, for pay or as a volunteer 18 58 138 300 365 353
2% 5% 11% 24% 30% 29%
Pursuing your own research 26 96 180 283 314 328
2% 8% 15% 23% 26% 27%
Working with a faculty member on a project with an international/global theme 38 103 218 303 302 266
3% 8% 18% 25% 25% 22%
Presenting a paper at a symposium or conference or participating in a panel on international / global topics 71 169 247 258 265 223
6% 14% 20% 21% 22% 18%

Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements in terms of yourself. Answer only those items that apply to you.

 Strongly disagreeDisagreeSomewhat disagreeSomewhat agreeAgreeStrongly agree
I feel free to express my political beliefs on campus 37 49 86 244 428 373
3% 4% 7% 20% 35% 31%
I feel free to express my religious beliefs on campus 21 39 77 226 481 356
2% 3% 6% 19% 40% 30%
Students of my race/ethnicity are respected on this campus 22 33 66 221 495 377
2% 3% 5% 18% 41% 31%
Students of my socio-economic status are respected on this campus 22 31 77 234 499 354
2% 3% 6% 19% 41% 29%
Students of my gender are respected on this campus 18 25 41 172 535 430
2% 2% 3% 14% 44% 35%
Students of my religious beliefs are respected on this campus 16 20 52 219 520 365
1% 2% 4% 18% 44% 31%
Students of my political beliefs are respected on this campus 38 31 54 218 481 385
3% 3% 5% 18% 40% 32%
Students of my sexual orientation are respected on this campus 14 11 26 146 521 492
1% 1% 2% 12% 43% 41%
Students of my immigration background are respected on this campus 19 16 62 180 475 423
2% 1% 5% 15% 40% 36%
Students with a physical, psychological, or learning disability like mine are respected on this campus 18 24 45 228 443 369
2% 2% 4% 20% 39% 33%

Campus Climate for Diversity

Please select your level of agreement with the following statements.

Overall, I feel comfortable with the climate for diversity and inclusiveness at UC Berkeley.

Strongly disagree 56 5%
Disagree 41 3%
Somewhat disagree 60 5%
Somewhat agree 193 16%
Agree 543 44%
Strongly agree 333 27%

Overall, I feel comfortable with the climate for diversity and inclusiveness in my major.

Strongly disagree 61 5%
Disagree 36 3%
Somewhat disagree 79 7%
Somewhat agree 205 18%
Agree 460 40%
Strongly agree 312 27%
N/A - I don't have a declared major 0 0%

Overall, I feel comfortable with the climate for diversity and inclusiveness in my classes.

Strongly disagree 65 5%
Disagree 29 2%
Somewhat disagree 72 6%
Somewhat agree 244 20%
Agree 566 46%
Strongly agree 249 20%

Your Berkeley Plans

If you were assured admittance to any major, what major would you choose?

African American Studies 1 0%
American Studies 4 0%
Anthropology 27 2%
Applied Mathematics 23 2%
Architecture 27 2%
Art 22 2%
Asian Studies 3 0%
Asian Studies - China 2 0%
Astrophysics 8 1%
BioE/MSE Joint Major 1 0%
Bioengineering 10 1%
Business Administration 97 8%
Chem Eng/MSE Joint Major 4 0%
Chemical Biology 6 1%
Chemical Engineering 18 2%
Chemistry 13 1%
Chicano Studies 1 0%
Chinese Language 1 0%
Civil Engineering 13 1%
Classical Languages 1 0%
Cognitive Science 12 1%
Comparative Literature 6 1%
Computer Science (L&S) 32 3%
Conserv & Resource Stds 11 1%
Development Studies 3 0%
EECS/MSE Joint Major 6 1%
EECS/NE Joint Major 2 0%
Economics 76 6%
Electrical Eng & Comp Sci 45 4%
Energy Engineering 3 0%
Eng Math & Statistics 1 0%
Engineering Physics 3 0%
English 63 5%
Environ Econ & Policy 9 1%
Environ Econ & Policy (L&S) 2 0%
Environmental Earth Science 1 0%
Environmental Eng Science 3 0%
Environmental Sciences 8 1%
Ethnic Studies 2 0%
Film 17 1%
Forestry & Natural Resources 4 0%
French 3 0%
Gender & Womens Studies 4 0%
Geography 8 1%
Geology 1 0%
Geophysics 3 0%
Global Studies 3 0%
History 16 1%
History of Art 15 1%
Industrial Eng & Ops Rsch 5 0%
Integrative Biology 14 1%
Interdisciplinary Studies 8 1%
Japanese Language 1 0%
L&S Computer Science 3 0%
L&S Legal Studies 5 0%
L&S Social Welfare 4 0%
Landscape Architecture 1 0%
Legal Studies (L&S) 11 1%
Linguistics 7 1%
MCB-Biochem & Mol Biol 12 1%
MCB-Cell & Dev Biology 11 1%
MCB-Genetics 5 0%
MCB-Immunology 6 1%
MCB-Neurobiology 11 1%
ME/NE Joint Major 1 0%
Materials Science & Eng 1 0%
Mathematics 36 3%
Mechanical Engineering 24 2%
Media Studies 58 5%
Microbial Biology 3 0%
Middle Eastern Studies 1 0%
Molecular Environ Biology 6 1%
Music 6 1%
NOT CURRENTLY KNOWN 11 1%
Near Eastern Civilizations 1 0%
Near Eastern Lang & Lit 1 0%
Nuclear Engineering 6 1%
Nut Sci-Physio & Metabol 1 0%
Nutritional Sci-Dietetics 3 0%
Nutritional Sci-Toxicology 4 0%
Nutritional Science 1 0%
Ops Research & Mgmt Sci (L&S) 1 0%
Other, Not listed 1 0%
Peace & Conflict Studies 9 1%
Philosophy 31 3%
Physics 25 2%
Planetary Science 2 0%
Political Economy 11 1%
Political Science 53 4%
Psychology 55 5%
Public Health (L&S) 14 1%
Rhetoric 10 1%
Social Welfare (L&S) 11 1%
Society and Environment 8 1%
Sociology 32 3%
South & SE Asian Studies 2 0%
Spanish-Hisp Lang/Biling Iss 4 0%
Spanish-Luso-Brazil Lang & Lit 1 0%
Spanish-Spanish Lang & Lit 2 0%
Statistics 28 2%
Sustainable Environ Dsgn 3 0%
Theater & Perf Studies 6 1%
Urban Studies 3 0%

Is that the major with which you expect to graduate?

Yes 1019 84%
No 200 16%

IF NO: In which major do you expect to graduate?

African American Studies 1 1%
American Studies 3 2%
Anthropology 3 2%
Applied Mathematics 6 3%
Architecture 5 3%
Art 3 2%
Asian Studies 1 1%
Business Administration 4 2%
Chemical Biology 2 1%
Chemical Engineering 2 1%
Civil Engineering 1 1%
Cognitive Science 1 1%
Computer Science (L&S) 6 3%
Conserv & Resource Stds 1 1%
Economics 12 6%
Electrical Eng & Comp Sci 5 3%
English 10 5%
Environ Econ & Policy 3 2%
Environ Econ & Policy (L&S) 1 1%
Environmental Sciences 1 1%
Ethnic Studies 2 1%
Film 1 1%
Forestry & Natural Resources 1 1%
Global Studies 1 1%
History 3 2%
History of Art 1 1%
Industrial Eng & Ops Rsch 1 1%
Integrative Biology 2 1%
Interdisciplinary Studies 6 3%
L&S Legal Studies 1 1%
Legal Studies (L&S) 2 1%
Linguistics 1 1%
MCB-Biochem & Mol Biol 3 2%
MCB-Cell & Dev Biology 1 1%
MCB-Genetics 1 1%
Materials Science & Eng 1 1%
Mathematics 4 2%
Mechanical Engineering 7 4%
Media Studies 16 8%
Microbial Biology 2 1%
Music 1 1%
NOT CURRENTLY KNOWN 8 4%
Nut Sci-Physio & Metabol 3 2%
Nutritional Sci-Dietetics 2 1%
Peace & Conflict Studies 2 1%
Philosophy 3 2%
Physics 1 1%
Planetary Science 1 1%
Political Economy 6 3%
Political Science 8 4%
Psychology 4 2%
Rhetoric 5 3%
Social Welfare (L&S) 2 1%
Society and Environment 5 3%
Sociology 13 7%
Statistics 6 3%
Sustainable Environ Dsgn 2 1%
Theater & Perf Studies 1 1%

Please select the top 3 factors in deciding on your major.

- First:

Intellectual curiosity in the subject 740 61%
Leads to a high paying job 78 7%
Prepares me for a fulfilling career 210 17%
Parental desires 14 1%
Allows time for other activities 9 1%
Provides international opportunities 40 3%
Prestige 8 1%
Prepares me for graduate/professional school 69 6%
Other (please specify)
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41 3%

- Second:

Intellectual curiosity in the subject 195 16%
Leads to a high paying job 147 12%
Prepares me for a fulfilling career 404 34%
Parental desires 24 2%
Allows time for other activities 44 4%
Provides international opportunities 131 11%
Prestige 41 3%
Prepares me for graduate/professional school 191 16%
Other (please specify)
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25 2%

- Third:

Intellectual curiosity in the subject 102 9%
Leads to a high paying job 161 14%
Prepares me for a fulfilling career 219 19%
Parental desires 32 3%
Allows time for other activities 82 7%
Provides international opportunities 166 14%
Prestige 98 8%
Prepares me for graduate/professional school 241 20%
Other (please specify)
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83 7%

Please indicate how much you agree or disagree that the following factors influenced your decision to choose UC Berkeley: UC Berkeley would...

 Strongly disagreeDisagreeSomewhat disagreeSomewhat agreeAgreeStrongly agree
Challenge and/or change my perspective 27 39 66 239 438 394
2% 3% 6% 20% 36% 33%
Prepare me to succeed in a career 6 7 19 126 415 630
1% 1% 2% 11% 35% 52%
Prepare me to build a better life for myself and/or my family 6 8 20 142 406 619
1% 1% 2% 12% 34% 52%
Teach me to interact effectively with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures 32 41 73 238 409 409
3% 3% 6% 20% 34% 34%
Prepare me to make a difference in this world 15 13 31 181 403 560
1% 1% 3% 15% 34% 47%
Allow me to create own field of study (combine disciplines, create own major, etc.) 48 106 134 285 319 306
4% 9% 11% 24% 27% 26%
Prepare me to get the job I desire 12 11 34 181 434 528
1% 1% 3% 15% 36% 44%
Help increase my social consciousness (e.g., be more aware of diversity in people and issues; doing things for the public good) 31 29 62 209 421 450
3% 2% 5% 17% 35% 37%
Help me to be more open to and understanding of different opinions and points of view (e.g., openness, freedom) 26 26 49 212 427 461
2% 2% 4% 18% 36% 38%

Future Plans and Aspirations

What do you anticipate you will be doing within a year after you graduate?

Enroll in graduate or professional school 489 41%
Work full-time 383 32%
Work part-time 23 2%
Be self-employed 21 2%
Study or work abroad 59 5%
Join armed forces 3 0%
Join Peace Corps 20 2%
Paid internship 48 4%
Unpaid internship/volunteer 8 1%
Take a year off (travel/gap year, etc.) 39 3%
Other 12 1%
I have no idea at this point 93 8%

In what career field do you hope to eventually work after you've completed your education?

Architecture 28 2%
Business/Finance 193 16%
Communications/Arts/Entertainment 113 9%
Education/Teaching 112 9%
Electrical Engineering/Computers 71 6%
Engineering 83 7%
Environmental/Natural Resources 51 4%
Government/Nonprofit/Social Services 91 8%
I have no idea whatsoever 81 7%
Law 99 8%
Medicine 67 6%
Other
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63 5%
Other Health-Related Field 35 3%
Research 109 9%

What is the HIGHEST academic degree or credential that you plan to eventually earn?

Academic master's (MA, MS, etc.) 188 16%
Bachelor's degree (BA, BS, etc.) 111 9%
Business master's (MBA) 121 10%
Doctorate (PhD, EdD, etc.) 300 25%
I don't know yet 190 16%
Law degree (LLB or JD) 109 9%
Medical doctor (MD) 42 4%
Medical doctorate other than MD (DO, DDS, DVM, etc.) 7 1%
Multiple doctoral degrees (MD/PhD) 39 3%
Other professional master's (MEd, MPP, MPH, MFA, MLIS, MSN, MSW, M.ARCH, etc.) 72 6%
Other, Not listed 5 0%
Teaching credential 12 1%

Transfer College Experiences

Thinking back over your transfer college coursework, how often were you REQUIRED to do the following?

 NeverRarelyOccasionallySomewhat oftenOftenVery often
Recognize or recall specific facts, terms and concepts 5 14 55 183 468 449
0% 1% 5% 16% 40% 38%
Explain methods, ideas, or concepts and use them to solve problems 5 15 67 200 496 382
0% 1% 6% 17% 43% 33%
Break down material into component parts or arguments into assumptions to see the basis for different outcomes and conclusions 13 43 127 260 420 307
1% 4% 11% 22% 36% 26%
Judge the value of information, ideas, actions, and conclusions based on the soundness of sources, methods and reasoning 13 31 122 246 431 329
1% 3% 10% 21% 37% 28%
Create or generate new ideas, products or ways of understanding 35 121 175 259 323 259
3% 10% 15% 22% 28% 22%

Thinking back on your transfer college experience, how often did you do each of the following?

 NeverRarelyOccasionallySomewhat oftenOftenVery often
Used facts and examples to support your viewpoint 5 4 46 140 427 552
0% 0% 4% 12% 36% 47%
Incorporated ideas or concepts from different courses when completing assignments 9 40 115 212 397 400
1% 3% 10% 18% 34% 34%
Examined how others gathered and interpreted data and assessed the soundness of their conclusions 14 69 139 272 377 301
1% 6% 12% 23% 32% 26%
Reconsidered your own position on a topic after assessing the arguments of others 10 42 139 244 403 333
1% 4% 12% 21% 34% 28%