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Survey Reports

First College Year Experience Survey
Distributed annually to first-year freshmen, this survey asks entering students to assess their college experiences and relay how well the University has met their educational expectations. This report provides valuable feedback to the University at-large.

Spring 2016      Spring 2015      Spring 2013      Spring 2012      Spring 2010      Spring 2009     Spring 2006

Graduating Student Survey
Distributed annually to graduating students during the spring semester. This survey asks graduating students to assess their college experiences and progress; rate their satisfaction with the aspects/services of the University, and to relate their opinions regarding university policies. The report provides valuable feedback to the administration, faculty and staff of the University.

Spring 2016      Spring 2015      Spring 2014      Spring 2013      Spring 2012      Spring 2011      Spring 2010

Spring 2009     Spring 2008     Spring 2007

Non-Graduating Senior Survey Spring 2013

National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)
Assesses the extent to which students are engaged in empirically derived good educational practices and what they gain from their college experience (what they are putting into and getting out of their college experience).

Campus Climate Survey
Summaries and tables relating to the campus climate at Sacramento State, particularly with respect to intergroup dialogue regarding issues of diversity on campus.

Fall 2016     Fall 2013      Fall 2007

Alumni Surveys
Used in the effort to assess the quality and effectiveness of Sacramento State educational programs and support services. The results are used by departments and programs in the self-study portions of Academic Program Review.

Community Outreach Surveys
It surveys the community leaders in the areas of arts and culture, economic development, education, human and social services, and public policy to assess the effectiveness of the University's community outreach. The survey results help to determine in what ways Sacramento State is being successful at fulfilling our role as a regional partner and leader in the community.



Reports on the Student Needs and Priorities Survey. SNAPS assesses the concerns, opinions, satisfaction, and needs of students related to quality of instruction, access to programs and services, campus climate, and perceived barriers to attainment of educational goals.

CASPER Survey Results
A student survey conducted each semester at the time of registration for classes. Each student is asked to answer two questions prior to completing the registration phone call or web session. The CASPER survey reports in this section go back to the fall 1995 semester.

Housing Survey
A Web-based survey distributed to Sac State employees with the intent to assess from the employee's viewpoint what the greatest challenges are regarding housing and what types of assistance programs would be most beneficial.

Faculty Survey
Assesses faculty opinions of their disciplines at Sac State. Used for program self-study and as additional indicators of program quality. Assesses faculty perceptions of teaching, scholarly excellence, curriculum, resources, department procedures and the learning environment.