Surveys of Graduate Students

Doctoral Student Experiences Survey

Conducted periodically for the Graduate School (2013, 2018), this is a census survey of students enrolled in University doctoral programs. The survey content is variable and has included the following topics: students’ experiences in their academic programs, students’ experiences with their academic advisors and/or chairs, engagement in scholarly activities, financial support, potential obstacles to academic progress, mentoring experiences, interest in and engagement with professional development opportunities, career plans and preparation, educational debt, and awareness of campus-based wellness resources.

For more information, and links to reports, please see the Graduate Program and University Experiences page.

 

Master’s Student Experiences Survey

Conducted periodically for the Graduate School (2014, 2018), this is a census survey of students enrolled in University master’s degree programs. The survey content is variable and has included the following topics: students’ perceptions of program aspects and quality, students’ experiences in their program, social life, level of interest in campus-based social events and programs, funding and financial support, educational debt, financial support, mentoring experiences, interest in and engagement with professional development opportunities, career plans and preparation, and awareness of campus-based wellness resources.

For more information, and links to reports, please see the  Graduate Program and University Experiences page.

 

Graduate Student Advising Survey 

Conducted in 2006, this survey of all University graduate students was supported by the Dean of the Graduate School and focused primarily on students’ experiences with advising.

For more information and a summary of findings, please see the Graduate Program and University Experiences page.