Major Field Report: Engagement Indicators

First-Year Students

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.

Fine Arts
Sciences Math
Liberal Arts
Human Services
Business Econ
Academic Challenge
Higher-Order Learning32.137.333.838.336.036.736.8
Reflective & Integrative Learning33.932.736.037.432.233.133.2
Learning Strategies34.035.936.636.834.537.135.5
Quantitative Reasoning20.231.124.924.128.721.132.1
Learning with Peers
Collaborative Learning28.637.731.937.132.738.635.7
Discussions with Diverse Others35.037.838.
Experiences with Faculty
Student-Faculty Interaction22.316.817.318.417.920.116.8
Effective Teaching Practices42.336.534.737.537.035.335.4
Campus Environment
Quality of Interactions44.341.241.541.041.742.441.5
Supportive Environment35.935.235.036.334.037.833.1

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