Survey Research

Information about surveys conducted by the Office of Assessment to support planning and decision making are available below. For information on, or breakdowns of this data for your college or department, please contact Kim Black.

CIRP Freshman Survey

UNC participates in the Cooperative Institutional Research Program’s Freshman Survey every three years.  The survey is given to entering first-year students during New Student Orientation the summer prior to their first semester at UNC.  

             2015 Freshman Survey Results

CIRP College Senior Survey

Each year, UNC administers the Cooperative Institutional Research Program’s College Senior Survey to all graduating seniors. 

Results from the four most recent surveys are available here:         

2015 CIRP College Senior Survey

2014 CIRP College Senior Survey

2013 CIRP College Senior Survey

2012 CIRP College Senior Survey

HERI Faculty Survey

Since 1989, UCLA’s HERI has conducted a triennial survey of the nation’s college and university faculty.  UNC has participated in the survey since 2007. 

Results from the two most recent surveys are available here:

UNC Alumni Survey

UNC surveys recent graduates each year to obtain information about career and graduate education placement. 

Results from the three most recent alumni surveys, as well as a longitudinal trend report, are available below. For reports on individual colleges, please contact Kim Black.

Graduate School Exit Survey

The Exit Survey is completed by UNC’s masters, specialist, and doctoral students who have graduated. The survey assesses students’ opinions about their experiences at the University. Besides some general satisfaction questions, questions focused on satisfaction with program faculty, mentoring, the thesis and dissertation process if applicable, career services and employment. The survey is distributed three times a year.