The Office of Institutional Research and Analysis has released the survey results from the 2019 Undergraduate Alumni Survey and the 2019 First-Time, First-Year Student Survey.
Undergraduate Alumni Survey
Administered during summer 2019, the Undergraduate Alumni Survey examines post-graduation outcomes and satisfaction of recent undergraduate alumni, including current life situation, pursuit of additional education, current employment status, reflection on institutional learning outcomes and overall satisfaction with Marquette. Alumni who are one, five and 10 years out were surveyed. The survey had a 28 percent response rate. The full executive summary is available online.
- Respondents from the 2019 Undergraduate Alumni Survey continue to report high rates of satisfaction with their education according to the survey with 97 percent of alumni one, five and ten years out, indicating they were satisfied with their undergraduate education.
- One year after graduation, 96 percent of alumni were engaged in a full-time activity or were not seeking full-time employment.
- Five years after graduation, 98 percent of alumni were engaged in a full-time activity or were not seeking full-time employment.
- 10 years after graduation, 100 percent of alumni were engaged in a full-time activity or were not seeking full-time employment.
First-Time, First-Year Student Survey
Administered at the end of August, the 2019 First-Time, First-Year Student Survey includes information about students’ predicted academic success, expectations of Marquette, concerns, sense of belonging and the activities in which they would like to get involved. The survey had a 97 percent response rate.
- Respondents from the 2019 First-Time, First-Year Student Survey predict high levels of academic success and engagement during their time at Marquette, with 75% percent expecting to eventually earn either a master’s, doctoral or professional degree.
- The top concerns first-year students expressed this year include affording tuition, homesickness and deciding what to do after college.
- Just over 80 percent of students agreed or strongly agreed that they feel a sense of belonging on Marquette’s campus.
The interactive data visualization, in which results can be disaggregated by college, gender, race and ethnicity and first–generation status, as well as an executive summary are available online.
With questions about any of these reports or to obtain additional data from institutional surveys, contact Laura MacBride, associate director of Institutional Research.