2005 UCUES: Results and Summary: Part 2

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

15. What language did you learn to speak first?

5573  (48.6%)   English only [Go to 16]
2758  (24.0%)   English and another language [Go to 16]
3144  (27.4%)   Another language

15a. When did you learn to speak English?

  [7226 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  2048  (46.1%)   Before I was five 
  1420  (31.9%)   Between the age of 5 and 10 
  686  (15.4%)   Between the age of 11 and 15 
  293  (6.6%)   After I was 15 years old

16. When did you come to the United States to live?

  [260 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  8207  (71.9%)   I was born in the USA 
  1244  (10.9%)   1991 or earlier 
  150  (1.3%)   1992 
  141  (1.2%)   1993 
  136  (1.2%)   1994 
  129  (1.1%)   1995 
  137  (1.2%)   1996 
  158  (1.4%)   1997 
  188  (1.6%)   1998 
  179  (1.6%)   1999 
  214  (1.9%)   2000 
  204  (1.8%)   2001 
  326  (2.9%)   2002 or later

17. Were your parents born in the United States?

  [229 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  3763  (32.9%)   Both mother and father born in US 
  524  (4.6%)   Mother born in US, father not born in US 
  571  (5.0%)   Father born in US, mother not born in US 
  6586  (57.5%)   Both mother and father NOT born in US

18. To the best of your knowledge, how many of your biological grandparents were born in the United States?

  [248 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  6824  (59.7%)   0 
  345  (3.0%)   1 
  1178  (10.3%)   2 
  641  (5.6%)   3 
  2437  (21.3%)   4

Parental Education

19. What is the highest degree earned by your mother?

In US

  [760 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  2329  (21.3%)   Graduate degree 
  2596  (23.8%)   College degree 
  1585  (14.5%)   High school degree 
  4403  (40.3%)   None

Abroad

  [2104 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  766  (8.0%)   Graduate degree 
  2611  (27.3%)   College degree 
  2065  (21.6%)   High school degree 
  4126  (43.1%)   None

20. What is the highest degree earned by your father?

In US

  [727 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  3657  (33.4%)   Graduate degree 
  2197  (20.1%)   College degree 
  1383  (12.6%)   High school degree 
  3709  (33.9%)   None

Abroad

  [2184 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  1235  (13.0%)   Graduate degree 
  2470  (26.0%)   College degree 
  1697  (17.9%)   High school degree 
  4087  (43.1%)   None

21. To the best of your knowledge, how many of your grandparents went to college?

  [294 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  5598  (49.2%)   0 
  1930  (17.0%)   1 
  2300  (20.2%)   2 
  804  (7.1%)   3 
  747  (6.6%)   4

22. Which of the following best describes your social class when you were growing up?

  [260 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  229  (2.0%)   Wealthy 
  3680  (32.2%)   Upper-middle or professional middle class 
  4283  (37.5%)   Middle-class 
  2124  (18.6%)   Working-class 
  1097  (9.6%)   Low income or poor

23. To the best of your knowledge, which category includes the total annual combined income of your parent(s) before taxes in 2004?

  [786 missing]     (Click here to choose) 
  600  (5.5%)   Less than 10,000 
  746  (6.9%)   10,000 to 19,999 
  1263  (11.6%)   20,000 to 34,999 
  1047  (9.6%)   35,000 to 49,999 
  1064  (9.8%)   50,000 to 64,999 
  1018  (9.4%)   65,000 to 79,999 
  1192  (10.9%)   80,000 to 99,999 
  1573  (14.4%)   100,000 to 124,999 
  693  (6.4%)   125,000 to 149,999 
  782  (7.2%)   150,000 to 199,999 
  909  (8.3%)   200,000 or more

THANKS – ALMOST FINISHED. BUT WAIT!

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NOMINATIONS FOR THE "UNSUNG HEROES AT BERKELEY AWARD"

Is there a staff person or instructor at Berkeley who has gone out of his or her way who has made an extraordinary effort to make your undergraduate experience – or that of your fellow students – better, resolved a difficult problem for you, or otherwise gone beyond the call of duty on your behalf? If so, please identify this person, his or her position, and exactly what this person did on your behalf.

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SUGGESTIONS FOR THE "IMPROVING THE UNDERGRADUATE EXPERIENCE AWARD"

Do you have a specific suggestion for how the campus might initiate or improve a procedure, process or practice that affects undergraduates in such a way that the campus would save money, services would be delivered more reliably or the like?

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