National Satisfaction and Priorities ReportsAssessments of the satisfaction and priorities of undergraduate students, graduate students, adult and online learners, and parents of students
Ruffalo Noel Levitz annually publishes national reports summarizing the composite results from campuses using our Satisfaction-Priorities Surveys, including the Student Satisfaction Inventory (SSI), the Institutional Priorities Survey (IPS), the Adult Student Priorities Survey (ASPS), the Adult Learner Inventory (ALI), and the Parent Satisfaction Inventory (PSI).
These reports are the national standard for student satisfaction assessment and have appeared in higher education publications as well as USA Today.
- 2015-16 National Student Satisfaction and Priorities Report
Contains national findings from nearly 578,000 students. This report details what students identified as their biggest issues with their college experience, as well as positive trends in student satisfaction.
- 2015-16 National Online Learners Priorities Report
Examines the satisfaction and priorities of students in online distance learning programs.
- 2015-16 National Adult Learner Satisfaction-Priorities Report
Studies key findings for adult learners enrolled primarily in undergraduate programs. It also examines findings from CAEL's Nine Principles for Effectively Serving Adult Learners.
- 2014-15 National Adult Student Priorities Report
Looks at the top priorities and satisfaction of adult learners in undergraduate and graduate courses of study.
- 2012 National Parent Satisfaction and Priorities Report
Examines the perceptions of the parents of currently enrolled college students.
- The Relationship of Student Satisfaction to Key Indicators for Colleges and Universities
- The Correlation Between Student Satisfaction and Alumni Giving
- Linking Student Satisfaction and Retention
- The Value of Student Satisfaction Assessment at For-Profit Institutions
- Predicting Student Retention at Community Colleges
See the National Satisfaction and Priorities Report archive for previous editions of all the reports.