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Student Success

Pacific has an all encompassing student success definition, what you see below are reports related to retention, graduation rates, and student engagement and satisfaction surveys.

Retention and Graduation Rates
Persistence Rates Summary
Retention Highlight Trends
6-Year Graduation Rate Normative Comparisons

6-Year Graduation Rates (First Time, Full Time, Bachelors Degree Seeking) by:
Expected Family Contribution
Ethnicity
Gender
First Year Institutional GPA
HS GPA
SAT
Location
Academic Unit

Research Reports
Attrition Study: Additional Results 2015-16
Attrition Study: Initial Results 2015-16 

Pacific Undergraduate Alumni Survey: Class of 2013-14   
Pacific Undergraduate Alumni Survey: Class of 2012-13 
Predicting Graduation Rates
Time to Degree, 1999-2000 Cohort

National Student Surveys
Cooperative Institutional Research Program (CIRP) Student Surveys
The Cooperative Institutional Research Program (CIRP) is a national longitudinal study of the American higher education system. It is regarded as the most comprehensive source of information on college students. Pacific participates in the Freshmen Survey, the Your First College Year Survey, and the College Senior Survey. 

Freshmen Survey: 20012003200520062007200838 Year Trends2009201040 Year Trends2011201220132014, 2015, 2016
Your First College Year Survey: 2007200820092010201120122013, Additional 2013 report, 2015
College Senior Survey: 2007200820092010201120122013, Additional 2013 report2015

National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)
Through its student survey, NSSE annually collects information at hundreds of four-year colleges and universities about first-year and senior students' participation in programs and activities that institutions provide for their learning and personal development. The NSSE is grounded in the proposition that student engagement, the frequency with which students participate in activities that represent effective educational practice, is a meaningful proxy for collegiate quality.

NSSE: 2003, 2007, 2011, 2016

College Student Experiences Questionnaire (CSEQ) 
The CSEQ is designed to measure student engagement and learning experiences in college. 
CSEQ: 20022004

Noel-Levitz Student Satisfaction Inventory (SSI) 
The SSI asked students to share their feedback and insights on their college experiences. 
SSI: 200220042006

Admitted Student Questionnaire (ASQ) 
The ASQ was developed by the College Board and is administered to admitted students at institutions around the nation. The ASQ collects data regarding students' perceptions of colleges and ratings of college characteristics that influence student's decisions to attend one college over another. 
ASQ: Trends Report 2006, 201220132014, 2015   

HEDS Graduate Student Survey (GSS) 
The GSS was designed by the Higher Education Data Sharing (HEDS) consortium's Research Advisory Committee to capture perceptions from graduate students.
GSS: 2001

HEDS Senior Survey (HSS)
The HSS was designed by the Higher Education Data Sharing (HEDS) consortium's Research Advisory Committee to capture perceptions from undergraduate students who were just about to graduate.  
HSS: 20012005

HEDS Alumni Survey (HAS)
The HAS was designed by the Higher Education Data Sharing (HEDS) consortium's Research Advisory Committee to assist a selected group of private colleges and universities to learn about the educational, occupational, and citizenship "outcomes" of their alumni.
HAS: 2003