2006 UCUES: Results and Summary: Part 1

Time Allocation

1. During your TYPICAL 7-day (168 hour) week during the academic term, how many hours do you spend doing the following?

 01-56-1011-1516-2021-2526-30More than 30
Attending classes, discussion sections or labs 22  (0.2%) 291  (2.7%) 1159  (10.9%) 3593  (33.7%) 3442  (32.3%) 1441  (13.5%) 436  (4.1%) 282  (2.6%)
Studying and other academic activities outside of class 37  (0.3%) 1215  (11.4%) 2553  (24.0%) 2264  (21.3%) 1855  (17.5%) 1091  (10.3%) 706  (6.6%) 896  (8.4%)
Paid employment (include paid internships) 5515  (52.3%) 781  (7.4%) 1420  (13.5%) 1312  (12.4%) 843  (8.0%) 322  (3.1%) 174  (1.6%) 183  (1.7%)
Of your total hours spent working for pay, about how many hours did you work on campus? 7345  (70.2%) 545  (5.2%) 1017  (9.7%) 860  (8.2%) 407  (3.9%) 127  (1.2%) 66  (0.6%) 103  (1.0%)
Of your total hours spent working for pay, about how many hours were related to your academic interests? 7824  (74.7%) 935  (8.9%) 720  (6.9%) 466  (4.4%) 273  (2.6%) 111  (1.1%) 50  (0.5%) 97  (0.9%)

Academic and Personal Development

2. How often have you gained a deeper understanding of other perspectives through conversations with fellow students because they differed from you in the following ways?

 NeverRarelyOccasionallySomewhat oftenOftenVery often
Their religious beliefs were very different than yours 1007  (9.5%) 2048  (19.3%) 3908  (36.8%) 1756  (16.5%) 1349  (12.7%) 558  (5.3%)
Their political opinions were very different from yours 659  (6.2%) 1922  (18.1%) 3711  (35.0%) 2215  (20.9%) 1469  (13.8%) 637  (6.0%)
They were of a different nationality than your own 471  (4.4%) 1177  (11.1%) 2760  (26.1%) 2349  (22.2%) 2301  (21.7%) 1533  (14.5%)
They were of a different race or ethnicity than your own 452  (4.3%) 1148  (10.8%) 2606  (24.6%) 2301  (21.7%) 2415  (22.8%) 1669  (15.8%)
Their sexual preference was different 1429  (13.5%) 3081  (29.1%) 3041  (28.7%) 1587  (15.0%) 954  (9.0%) 508  (4.8%)
They were from a different social class 786  (7.4%) 2008  (19.0%) 3259  (30.8%) 2173  (20.5%) 1518  (14.3%) 852  (8.0%)

3. Please rate your level of proficiency in the following areas when you started at this campus and now.

 When you started hereCurrent ability level
Analytical and critical thinking skills
Very poor 174  (1.7%)
Poor 471   (4.5%)
Fair 3243   (31.0%)
Good 3955   (37.8%)
Very good 2006  (19.2%)
Excellent 628   (6.0%)   
[240 missing]
Very poor 35  (0.3%)
Poor 81  (0.8%)
Fair 848   (8.1%)
Good 3315   (31.8%)
Very good 4483  (42.9%)
Excellent 1679   (16.1%)   
[276 missing]
Ability to be clear and effective when writing
Very poor 274  (2.6%)
Poor 907  (8.7%)
Fair 3167  (30.3%)
Good 3657  (34.9%)
Very good 1862  (17.8%)
Excellent 601  (5.7%)   
[173 missing]
Very poor 48  (0.5%)
Poor 197  (1.9%)
Fair 1502  (14.4%)
Good 3692  (35.4%)
Very good 3727  (35.7%)
Excellent 1275  (12.2%)   
[186 missing]
Ability to read and comprehend academic material
Very poor 162  (1.6%)
Poor 723  (6.9%)
Fair 3169  (30.3%)
Good 4042  (38.7%)
Very good 1778  (17.0%)
Excellent 575  (5.5%)   
[186 missing]
Very poor 40  (0.4%)
Poor 113  (1.1%)
Fair 1008  (9.7%)
Good 3450  (33.1%)
Very good 4273  (41.0%)
Excellent 1540  (14.8%)   
[196 missing]
Foreign language skills
Very poor 569  (5.5%)
Poor 1601  (15.4%)
Fair 3725  (35.7%)
Good 2616  (25.1%)
Very good 1258  (12.1%)
Excellent 659  (6.3%)   
[193 missing]
Very poor 586  (5.6%)
Poor 1644  (15.8%)
Fair 3149  (30.3%)
Good 2525  (24.3%)
Very good 1618  (15.6%)
Excellent 882  (8.5%)   
[202 missing]
Understanding of a specific field of study
Very poor 387  (3.7%)
Poor 1734  (16.6%)
Fair 4473  (42.9%)
Good 2975  (28.6%)
Very good 635  (6.1%)
Excellent 214  (2.1%)   
[210 missing]
Very poor 39  (0.4%)
Poor 118  (1.1%)
Fair 999  (9.6%)
Good 3322  (32.0%)
Very good 4315  (41.5%)
Excellent 1604  (15.4%)   
[219 missing]
Quantitative (mathematical and statistical) skills
Very poor 239  (2.3%)
Poor 670  (6.4%)
Fair 2855  (27.4%)
Good 3879  (37.2%)
Very good 2019  (19.4%)
Excellent 770  (7.4%)   
[198 missing]  
Very poor 211  (2.0%)
Poor 658  (6.3%)
Fair 2406  (23.1%)
Good 3679  (35.4%)
Very good 2414  (23.2%)
Excellent 1038  (10.0%)   
[209 missing]  
Ability to speak clearly and effectively in English
Very poor 72  (0.7%)
Poor 308  (3.0%)
Fair 1624  (15.6%)
Good 2996  (28.7%)
Very good 2716  (26.1%)
Excellent 2707  (26.0%)   
[215 missing]  
Very poor 43  (0.4%)
Poor 103  (1.0%)
Fair 818  (7.9%)
Good 2615  (25.1%)
Very good 3470  (33.4%)
Excellent 3354  (32.2%)   
[220 missing]  
Understanding international perspectives (economic political, social, cultural etc.)
Very poor 359  (3.4%)
Poor 1668  (16.0%)
Fair 4038  (38.7%)
Good 2943  (28.2%)
Very good 1058  (10.1%)
Excellent 365  (3.5%)   
[195 missing]  
Very poor 86  (0.8%)
Poor 351  (3.4%)
Fair 1584  (15.2%)
Good 3509  (33.7%)
Very good 3525  (33.8%)
Excellent 1360  (13.1%)   
[207 missing]  
Leadership skills
Very poor 261  (2.5%)
Poor 1061  (10.2%)
Fair 3444  (33.0%)
Good 3426  (32.8%)
Very good 1594  (15.3%)
Excellent 648  (6.2%)   
[195 missing]  
Very poor 147  (1.4%)
Poor 472  (4.5%)
Fair 2351  (22.5%)
Good 3607  (34.6%)
Very good 2653  (25.4%)
Excellent 1202  (11.5%)   
[200 missing]  
Computer skills
Very poor 182  (1.7%)
Poor 700  (6.7%)
Fair 3376  (32.3%)
Good 3768  (36.1%)
Very good 1594  (15.3%)
Excellent 822  (7.9%)   
[194 missing]  
Very poor 67  (0.6%)
Poor 249  (2.4%)
Fair 1794  (17.2%)
Good 3940  (37.8%)
Very good 2977  (28.6%)
Excellent 1400  (13.4%)   
[205 missing]  
Internet skills
Very poor 123  (1.2%)
Poor 338  (3.2%)
Fair 2296  (22.0%)
Good 3786  (36.3%)
Very good 2314  (22.2%)
Excellent 1574  (15.1%)   
[201 missing]  
Very poor 28  (0.3%)
Poor 68  (0.7%)
Fair 883  (8.5%)
Good 3125  (30.0%)
Very good 3754  (36.0%)
Excellent 2556  (24.5%)   
[206 missing]  
Library research skills
Very poor 551  (5.3%)
Poor 1921  (18.4%)
Fair 4269  (40.9%)
Good 2771  (26.6%)
Very good 665  (6.4%)
Excellent 254  (2.4%)   
[201 missing]  
Very poor 153  (1.5%)
Poor 525  (5.0%)
Fair 2225  (21.3%)
Good 3766  (36.1%)
Very good 2801  (26.9%)
Excellent 957  (9.2%)   
[207 missing]  
Other research skills
Very poor 365  (3.5%)
Poor 1396  (13.4%)
Fair 4501  (43.3%)
Good 3214  (30.9%)
Very good 681  (6.6%)
Excellent 233  (2.2%)   
[221 missing]  
Very poor 100  (1.0%)
Poor 362  (3.5%)
Fair 2367  (22.8%)
Good 4163  (40.1%)
Very good 2576  (24.8%)
Excellent 808  (7.8%)   
[228 missing]  
Ability to prepare and make a presentation
Very poor 212  (2.0%)
Poor 795  (7.6%)
Fair 3620  (34.7%)
Good 3912  (37.5%)
Very good 1417  (13.6%)
Excellent 469  (4.5%)   
[196 missing]  
Very poor 73  (0.7%)
Poor 281  (2.7%)
Fair 1944  (18.7%)
Good 4094  (39.3%)
Very good 2938  (28.2%)
Excellent 1080  (10.4%)   
[205 missing]  
Interpersonal (social) skills
Very poor 219  (2.1%)
Poor 787  (7.5%)
Fair 3086  (29.6%)
Good 3613  (34.6%)
Very good 1797  (17.2%)
Excellent 937  (9.0%)   
[201 missing]  
Very poor 113  (1.1%)
Poor 322  (3.1%)
Fair 1430  (13.7%)
Good 3435  (32.9%)
Very good 3331  (31.9%)
Excellent 1804  (17.3%)   
[202 missing]  

4. Similarly, please rate your abilities now and when you first began at this university on the following dimensions.

 When you started hereCurrent ability level
Ability to appreciate, tolerate and understand racial and ethnic diversity
Very poor 88  (0.8%)
Poor 299  (2.9%)
Fair 1599  (15.3%)
Good 3336  (32.0%)
Very good 3083  (29.6%)
Excellent 2012  (19.3%)   
[202 missing]  
Very poor 76  (0.7%)
Poor 134  (1.3%)
Fair 599  (5.8%)
Good 2252  (21.7%)
Very good 4209  (40.5%)
Excellent 3130  (30.1%)   
[204 missing]  
Ability to appreciate the fine arts (e.g., painting, music, drama, dance)
Very poor 190  (1.8%)
Poor 688  (6.6%)
Fair 2413  (23.2%)
Good 3223  (30.9%)
Very good 2244  (21.5%)
Excellent 1662  (16.0%)   
[201 missing]  
Very poor 133  (1.3%)
Poor 379  (3.6%)
Fair 1360  (13.1%)
Good 2915  (28.0%)
Very good 3119  (30.0%)
Excellent 2488  (23.9%)   
[218 missing]  
Ability to appreciate cultural and global diversity
Very poor 99  (1.0%)
Poor 330  (3.2%)
Fair 2128  (20.5%)
Good 3786  (36.4%)
Very good 2514  (24.2%)
Excellent 1537  (14.8%)   
[213 missing]  
Very poor 78  (0.8%)
Poor 137  (1.3%)
Fair 886  (8.5%)
Good 2752  (26.5%)
Very good 3740  (36.0%)
Excellent 2795  (26.9%)   
[209 missing]  
Understanding the importance of personal social responsibility
Very poor 126  (1.2%)
Poor 466  (4.5%)
Fair 2364  (22.7%)
Good 3848  (37.0%)
Very good 2314  (22.3%)
Excellent 1279  (12.3%)   
[208 missing]  
Very poor 77  (0.7%)
Poor 132  (1.3%)
Fair 841  (8.1%)
Good 2847  (27.4%)
Very good 3862  (37.2%)
Excellent 2614  (25.2%)   
[214 missing]  
Self awareness and understanding
Very poor 158  (1.5%)
Poor 621  (6.0%)
Fair 2964  (28.5%)
Good 3821  (36.7%)
Very good 1891  (18.2%)
Excellent 950  (9.1%)   
[203 missing]  
Very poor 74  (0.7%)
Poor 153  (1.5%)
Fair 873  (8.4%)
Good 2927  (28.1%)
Very good 4023  (38.7%)
Excellent 2351  (22.6%)   
[207 missing]  

Academic Engagement

5. How frequently during this academic year have you done each of the following?

NeverRarelyOccasionallySomewhat oftenOftenVery often
Turned in a course assignment late [LD and AEUD] 2925  (46.4%) 2225  (35.3%) 775  (12.3%) 236  (3.7%) 92  (1.5%) 51  (0.8%)
Gone to class without completing assigned reading [LD and AEUD] 234  (3.7%) 944  (15.0%) 1935  (30.7%) 1397  (22.2%) 1066  (16.9%) 728  (11.5%)
Gone to class unprepared [LD and AEUD] 328  (5.2%) 1612  (25.6%) 2223  (35.3%) 1167  (18.5%) 625  (9.9%) 344  (5.5%)
Skipped class [LD and AEUD] 534  (8.5%) 2252  (35.9%) 1918  (30.5%) 785  (12.5%) 463  (7.4%) 329  (5.2%)
Raised your standard for acceptable effort due to the high standards of a faculty member 734  (7.0%) 1454  (13.8%) 2832  (26.9%) 2416  (22.9%) 2105  (20.0%) 995  (9.4%)
Extensively revised a paper at least once before submitting it to be graded 1399  (13.3%) 1935  (18.4%) 2292  (21.7%) 1673  (15.9%) 1822  (17.3%) 1423  (13.5%)
Sought academic help from instructor or tutor when needed 1092  (10.4%) 2177  (20.7%) 2900  (27.6%) 1815  (17.3%) 1554  (14.8%) 971  (9.2%)
Worked on class projects or studied as a group with other classmates outside of class 520  (4.9%) 1661  (15.7%) 2998  (28.4%) 2121  (20.1%) 1767  (16.8%) 1480  (14.0%)
Helped a classmate better understand the course material when studying together 498  (4.7%) 1446  (13.7%) 3257  (30.9%) 2430  (23.0%) 1910  (18.1%) 1003  (9.5%)

6.  On average, how much of your assigned course reading have you completed this academic year? [LD and AEUD]

  125  (2.0%)   0-10% 
  158  (2.5%)   11-20% 
  272  (4.3%)   21-30% 
  293  (4.6%)   31-40% 
  372  (5.9%)   41-50% 
  527  (8.4%)   51-60% 
  861  (13.6%)   61-70% 
  1316  (20.9%)   71-80% 
  1249  (19.8%)   81-90% 
  1135  (18.0%)   91-100% 
  [162 missing]     (Select one)

7.  In how many service learning courses have you enrolled? (These are courses in which community-based public service activities are integrated with the academic content of the course)

  8033  (77.1%)   Zero 
  1526  (14.6%)   1 
  519  (5.0%)   2 
  184  (1.8%)   3 
  160  (1.5%)   4 or more 
  [295 missing]     (Select one)

8.  Among all the courses you have taken this academic year, which one do you consider to be the MOST VALUABLE? Please identify the course as best you can by catalog number, title, and term (for example, EDUC 101, Introduction to Education, in Fall 2005)

[Open-ended textarea field]

What makes this course so valuable to you?

[Open-ended textarea field]

9. During an average term, how often do you use the campus libraries (including online resources)?

For research 959  (9.4%)   More than once a week 
  1112  (10.9%)   Weekly 
  1743  (17.1%)   2 to 3 times a month 
  1338  (13.1%)   Monthly 
  2582  (25.4%)   Less than once a month but more than once a term 
  2444  (24.0%)   Once a term or less 
  [539 missing]     (Select one)
For other purposes 2555  (25.3%)   More than once a week 
  1782  (17.7%)   Weekly 
  1303  (12.9%)   2 to 3 times a month 
  1111  (11.0%)   Monthly 
  1533  (15.2%)   Less than once a month but more than once a term 
  1805  (17.9%)   Once a term or less 
  [628 missing]     (Select one)

Plans and Aspirations

10. What do you plan to do when you graduate?

5119  (48.6%)   Enroll in graduate or professional school 335  (3.2%)   Do something else
2623  (24.9%)   Work full-time 1727  (16.4%)   I have no idea at this point
723  (6.9%)   Study or work abroad

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

  635  (6.0%)   Bachelor's degree (BA, BS, etc.) 
  96  (0.9%)   Teaching credential 
  1141  (10.8%)   Business master's (MBA) 
  750  (7.1%)   Other professional master's (MEd, MPP, MPH, MFA, MLIS, MSN, MSW, M.ARCH, etc) 
  1276  (12.1%)   Academic master's (MA, MS, etc.) 
  1107  (10.5%)   Law degree (LLB or JD) 
  317  (3.0%)   Medical doctorate other than MD (DO, DDS, DVM, etc) 
  944  (9.0%)   Medical doctor (MD) 
  2113  (20.1%)   Doctorate (PhD, EdD, etc) 
  399  (3.8%)   Multiple doctoral degrees (MD/PhD) 
  1749  (16.6%)   I don't know yet 
  [190 missing]     (Select one)

Overall Satisfaction and Agreement

12. Please rate your level of satisfaction with the following aspects of your University education.

Very dissatisfiedDissatisfiedSomewhat dissatisfiedSomewhat satisfiedSatisfiedVery satisfied
UC grade point average 988  (9.4%) 1569  (14.9%) 2193  (20.8%) 2532  (24.0%) 2395  (22.7%) 877  (8.3%)
Overall social experience 389  (3.7%) 763  (7.2%) 1566  (14.8%) 3060  (29.0%) 3237  (30.7%) 1533  (14.5%)
Overall academic experience 211  (2.0%) 424  (4.0%) 1181  (11.2%) 3036  (28.8%) 3928  (37.3%) 1752  (16.6%)
Value of your education for the price you're paying 364  (3.5%) 583  (5.5%) 1204  (11.4%) 2576  (24.4%) 3130  (29.7%) 2682  (25.4%)
Strongly disagreeDisagreeDisagree somewhatAgree somewhatAgreeStrongly agree
I feel that I belong at this campus 286  (2.7%) 486  (4.6%) 889  (8.5%) 2587  (24.6%) 3656  (34.8%) 2607  (24.8%)
Knowing what I know now, I would still choose to enroll at this campus 311  (3.0%) 333  (3.2%) 765  (7.3%) 1705  (16.2%) 3041  (28.9%) 4367  (41.5%)

Evaluation of the Major [UD]

13. The next section of this questionnaire asks you to evaluate your major based on your experience. Below are listed your major(s) according to University records as of the end of the previous term. Please indicate the major that you will evaluate. If you have changed majors, please write your new major in the space provided.

4364  (90.9%)   First major listed below
381  (7.9%)   Second major listed below
58  (1.2%)   Other, please specify: [Open-ended text field]
1st major

[Major as appears in university records, e.g. ELEC ENGR COMPUT SCI]

2nd major

[Second major, if any]

14. What factors were very important to you in deciding on your major? [UD]

4399  (82.3%)   
     Intellectual curiosity
769  (14.4%)   
     Allows time for other activities
1354  (25.3%)   
     Leads to a high paying job
1177  (22.0%)   
    Provides international opportunities
2899  (54.2%)   
     Prepares me for a fulfilling career
1310  (24.5%)   
     Prestige
608  (13.8%)   
     Complements desire to study abroad
210  (3.9%)   
     Couldn't get into my first choice of major
456  (8.5%)   
     Parental desires
Other, please specify: [Open-ended text field]
486  (9.1%)   
    Easy requirements

Answer the following questions about courses in your major. [UD]

15. Thinking back over your coursework this academic year, how often were you REQUIRED to do the following? [LD and UD]

 NeverRarelyOccasionallySomewhat oftenOftenVery often
Recognize or recall specific facts, terms and concepts 400  (4.0%) 1427  (14.1%) 2128  (21.0%) 2124  (21.0%) 1917  (19.0%) 2120  (21.0%)
Explain methods, ideas, or concepts and use them to solve problems 173  (1.7%) 1043  (10.4%) 2387  (23.7%) 2520  (25.0%) 1935  (19.2%) 2012  (20.0%)
Break down material into component parts or arguments into assumptions to see the basis for different outcomes and conclusions 319  (3.2%) 1332  (13.2%) 2619  (26.0%) 2690  (26.7%) 1704  (16.9%) 1404  (13.9%)
Judge the value of information, ideas, actions and conclusions based on the soundness of sources, methods and reasoning 580  (5.8%) 1764  (17.5%) 2531  (25.1%) 2308  (22.9%) 1639  (16.3%) 1260  (12.5%)
Create or generate new ideas, products or ways of understanding 456  (4.5%) 1681  (16.7%) 2668  (26.4%) 2715  (26.9%) 1430  (14.2%) 1139  (11.3%)

16. Thinking back on this academic year, how often have you done each of the following?

 NeverRarelyOccasionallySomewhat oftenOftenVery often
Used facts and examples to support your viewpoint 69  (0.7%) 314  (3.1%) 1066  (10.6%) 1805  (17.9%) 3403  (33.7%) 3436  (34.0%)
Incorporated ideas or concepts from different courses when completing assignments 98  (1.0%) 590  (5.9%) 1716  (17.1%) 2308  (22.9%) 2981  (29.6%) 2366  (23.5%)
Examined how others gathered and interpreted data and assessed the soundness of their conclusions 282  (2.8%) 1267  (12.6%) 2259  (22.4%) 2514  (25.0%) 2328  (23.1%) 1425  (14.1%)
Reconsidered your own position on a topic after assessing the arguments of others 226  (2.2%) 907  (9.0%) 2514  (25.0%) 2581  (25.6%) 2478  (24.6%) 1360  (13.5%)

17. Indicate your past, current, or planned involvement in the following research activities. [UD]

Doing now or have donePlan to do
Completed a research project, creative activity, or paper as part of your coursework 4161  (77.8%) 725  (13.6%)
Completed at least one student research course (e.g., course 99) 1299  (24.3%) 948  (17.7%)
Completed at least one independent study course (e.g., 199) 1370  (25.6%) 1032  (19.3%)
Assisted faculty in research, with course credit 1155  (21.6%) 1143  (21.4%)
Assisted faculty in research for pay, without course credit 614  (11.5%) 1138  (21.3%)
Assisted faculty in research as a volunteer, without course credit 886  (16.6%) 1062  (19.9%)
Worked on creative projects under the direction of faculty, for example in the visual or performing arts 667  (12.5%) 842  (15.7%)

18. Please answer the following questions about your educational experience overall. [LD]

Please answer the following questions about your major. [UD]

YesNo
[UPPER DIV ONLY] Do you understand how the requirements of your major combine to produce a 
coherent understanding of a field of study?
4615  (91.4%) 435  (8.6%)
[UPPER DIV ONLY] Are the program requirements well defined? 4673  (92.6%) 372  (7.4%)
Are there open channels of communication between faculty and students regarding 
student needs, concerns, and suggestions?
8160  (81.2%) 1894  (18.8%)
[UPPER DIV ONLY] Are department rules and policies clearly communicated? 4264  (84.6%) 778  (15.4%)
Are students treated equitably and fairly by the faculty? 8684  (86.4%) 1366  (13.6%)
[UPPER DIV ONLY] Is the description of the major in the catalogue accurate? 4614  (92.4%) 377  (7.6%)
Do faculty clearly explain what constitutes plagiarism and its consequences? 8880  (88.3%) 1177  (11.7%)

19. How satisfied are you with each of the following aspects of your educational experience? [LD]

How satisfied are you with each of the following aspects of your educational experience in the major? [UD]

Very dissatisfiedDissatisfiedSomewhat dissatisfiedSomewhat satisfiedSatisfiedVery satisfied
Advising by student peer advisors on academic matters 328  (3.5%) 693  (7.3%) 1478  (15.7%) 4085  (43.3%) 2411  (25.6%) 435  (4.6%)
Advising by college staff on academic matters 403  (4.1%) 712  (7.2%) 1541  (15.6%) 3534  (35.9%) 2943  (29.9%) 724  (7.3%)
Advising by departmental staff on academic matters 291  (3.0%) 566  (5.7%) 1255  (12.7%) 3216  (32.6%) 3285  (33.3%) 1242  (12.6%)
Advising by faculty on academic matters 220  (2.2%) 478  (4.9%) 1167  (11.9%) 3349  (34.0%) 3499  (35.6%) 1129  (11.5%)
Quality of faculty instruction 100  (1.0%) 244  (2.4%) 708  (7.1%) 2350  (23.5%) 4470  (44.7%) 2135  (21.3%)
Quality of teaching by graduate student TA's 196  (2.0%) 382  (3.8%) 1020  (10.2%) 2867  (28.7%) 3918  (39.2%) 1620  (16.2%)
Availability of courses for general education or breadth requirements 206  (2.1%) 477  (4.8%) 1355  (13.6%) 2885  (29.0%) 3798  (38.1%) 1240  (12.4%)
Availability of courses needed for graduation 214  (2.1%) 476  (4.8%) 1266  (12.6%) 2785  (27.8%) 3997  (39.9%) 1279  (12.8%)
Access to small classes 575  (5.7%) 1072  (10.7%) 2127  (21.2%) 2821  (28.2%) 2655  (26.5%) 761  (7.6%)
Access to faculty outside of class 201  (2.0%) 486  (4.9%) 1321  (13.2%) 3295  (33.0%) 3682  (36.9%) 986  (9.9%)
Ability to get into a major that you want 333  (3.4%) 405  (4.1%) 821  (8.3%) 1890  (19.0%) 4029  (40.5%) 2460  (24.8%)
Opportunities for research experience or to produce creative products 310  (3.1%) 705  (7.2%) 1773  (18.0%) 3245  (32.9%) 2809  (28.5%) 1013  (10.3%)
Educational enrichment programs (e.g., study abroad, UCDC, internships) 221  (2.3%) 479  (4.9%) 1399  (14.4%) 3484  (36.0%) 3088  (31.9%) 1011  (10.4%)
Variety of courses available in your major 266  (2.7%) 517  (5.2%) 1364  (13.7%) 3006  (30.1%) 3466  (34.7%) 1369  (13.7%)
Quality of lower-division courses in your major 206  (4.2%) 324  (6.7%) 741  (15.2%) 1462  (30.1%) 1582  (32.5%) 547  (11.3%)
Quality of upper-division courses in your major 68  (1.4%) 98  (2.0%) 316  (6.3%) 1071  (21.4%) 2225  (44.5%) 1226  (24.5%)
Accessibility of library staff 84  (0.9%) 230  (2.4%) 896  (9.2%) 3492  (35.8%) 3940  (40.4%) 1115  (11.4%)
Availability of library research materials 87  (0.9%) 164  (1.7%) 671  (6.8%) 2894  (29.4%) 4179  (42.5%) 1844  (18.7%)

20.  How many professors do you know well enough to ask for a letter of recommendation in support of an application for a job or for graduate or professional school? [UD]

  1300  (25.8%)   Zero 
  1262  (25.1%)   1 
  1302  (25.9%)   2 
  734  (14.6%)   3 
  432  (8.6%)   4 or more 
  [317 missing]     (Select one)

21. What are the three most important things your campus could realistically do to create a better undergraduate experience for students like you?

First: [Open-ended textarea field]

Second: [Open-ended textarea field]

Third: [Open-ended textarea field]

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