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2010 First-Year Student Survey:
Table of Contents



Executive Summary

Introduction, Methods, and Student Demographic Profile

Data Tables (Frequencies and Means)

Gender and Racial/Ethnic Comparisons
Background Characteristics (e.g., household characteristics, parent/guardian educational attainment, use of technology)
Applying to NC State (e.g., number of school applied to, factors influencing decision to attend NC State)
Paying for College (e.g., financial aid, sources to cover educational expenses)
Preparation for College (e.g., high school preparation, participation in pre-college programs)
Educational Intent and Interests (e.g., goal/objective for attending NC State, highest intended level of education, interest in co-curricular activities)

Open-End Comments (i.e., what students are excited and concerned about in coming to NC State, reported in their own words)

Departmental Comparisons
Comparisons of departments within Colleges are available upon request.

Survey Questions

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For more information on the 2010 First-Year Student Survey contact:
Dr. Nancy Whelchel, Associate Director for Survey Research
Office of Institutional Planning and Research
Box 7002
Phone: (919) 515-4184

Posted: January 2011

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