National Survey of Student Engagement

What is the NSSE?

The NSSE (pronounced “Nessie”) measures student experiences in practices known to positively impact student engagement, retention, and success. The survey has ten “Engagement Indicator” scales which are organized into four theme areas. More information on Engagement IndicatorsIf you have any questions about the survey, how to access data and reports, or how YSU uses the results -- please contact Alison Kaufman at  View the 2023 NSSE Overview recording, data, and reports below. You can also visit the official NSSE site for information on how the survey data is used across the United States and Canada.

2023 NSSE Data & Reports


Interested in more? Use your YSU Credentials to access a shared folder of currently available student survey data and reports.

Past NSSE Data