Major Field Report: Engagement Indicators


Decades of research hold that student experiences and outcomes vary more within institutions than between institutions. Thus, NSSE urges institutions to "look within" key subpopulations such as major. The Major Field Report informs department-level improvements in teaching and learning with results that are useful for deans, department chairs, faculty, and others. Institutions had the option to customize how majors were grouped, using up to ten categories. For more details, click here.

The chart and table below summarize your Engagement Indicator results by related-major categories.

Click on major category labels to show/hide symbols.

Arts & Humanities
Social Sciences
Academic Challenge
Higher-Order Learning42.440.2
Reflective & Integrative Learning47.441.6
Learning Strategies40.737.0
Quantitative Reasoning21.329.2
Learning with Peers
Collaborative Learning29.021.9
Discussions with Diverse Others46.844.3
Experiences with Faculty
Student-Faculty Interaction35.829.5
Effective Teaching Practices40.046.1
Campus Environment
Quality of Interactions40.141.4
Supportive Environment33.237.7

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