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St. Andrews Presbyterian College

Alumni Satisfaction Survey - Class of 2000

Conducted in fall 2008 via mail, with follow-up mailing
Conducted by Alumni Affairs
Developed and tabulated by Institutional Effectiveness
Number Returned: 31
Response Rate: 20%

Note: Because of fractions, some response groups only add up to 99%

 

Overall Quality of Academic Program

 

Response

Percent

1 = dissatisfied
1
3%
2 = somewhat dissatisfied
1
3%
3 = satisfied
8
26%
4 = very satisfied
12
39%
5 = extremely satisfied
9
29%

Percent responding "satisfied to extremely satisfied" = 94%

 

Overall Quality of Instruction

 

Response

Percent

1 = dissatisfied
1
3%
2 = somewhat dissatisfied
1
3%
3 = satisfied
4
13%
4 = very satisfied
14
45%
5 = extremely satisfied
11
36%

Percent responding "satisfied to extremely satisfied" = 94%

 

Liberty of thought and freedom of speech in the classroom

 

Response

Percent

1 = dissatisfied
0
0%
2 = somewhat dissatisfied
0
0%
3 = satisfied
5
16%
4 = very satisfied
12
39%
5 = extremely satisfied
14
45%

Percent responding "satisfied to extremely satisfied" = 100%

 

Your major

 

Response

Percent

1 = dissatisfied
1
3%
2 = somewhat dissatisfied
5
16%
3 = satisfied
4
13%
4 = very satisfied
7
23%
5 = extremely satisfied
13
42%
Blank
1
3%

Percent responding "satisfied to extremely satisfied" = 78%

 

Overall Value of the General Education Program (SAGE)

 

Response

Percent

1 = dissatisfied
2
6%
2 = somewhat dissatisfied
5
16%
3 = satisfied
6
19%
4 = very satisfied
10
32%
5 = extremely satisfied
8
26%

Percent responding "satisfied to extremely satisfied" = 77%

 

Overall Value of Your St. Andrews Education

 

Response

Percent

1 = dissatisfied
1
3%
2 = somewhat dissatisfied
1
3%
3 = satisfied
4
13%
4 = very satisfied
13
42%
5 = extremely satisfied
12
39%

Percent responding "satisfied to extremely satisfied" = 94%

Extent to which the college helped students to improve their abilities in:

Framing Reasonable Arguments

 

Response

Percent

1 = dissatisfied

1

3%
2 = somewhat dissatisfied
2
6%
3 = satisfied
8
26%
4 = very satisfied
15
48%
5 = extremely satisfied
5
16%

Percent responding "satisfied to extremely satisfied" = 90%

 

Ability to Anticipate Counter Arguments

 

Response

Percent

1 = dissatisfied
1
3%
2 = somewhat dissatisfied
2
6%
3 = satisfied
9
29%
4 = very satisfied
14
45%
5 = extremely satisfied
5
16%

Percent responding "satisfied to extremely satisfied" = 90%

 

Ability to Evaluate Evidence/Arguments

 

Response

Percent

1 = dissatisfied
1
3%
2 = somewhat dissatisfied
2
6%
3 = satisfied
5
16%
4 = very satisfied
17
55%
5 = extremely satisfied
6
19%

Percent responding "satisfied to extremely satisfied" = 90%

 

Development of a Reflective and Inquisitive Turn of Mind

 

Response

Percent

1 = dissatisfied
1
3%
2 = somewhat dissatisfied
1
3%
3 = satisfied
5
16%
4 = very satisfied
13
42%
5 = extremely satisfied
11
36%

Percent responding "satisfied to extremely satisfied" = 94%

 

Critical Thinking Ability

 

Response

Percent

1 = dissatisfied
1
3%
2 = somewhat dissatisfied
0
0%
3 = satisfied
5
16%
4 = very satisfied
11
36%
5 = extremely satisfied
14
45%

Percent responding "satisfied to extremely satisfied" = 97%

 

Ability to Understand New Information

 

Response

Percent

1 = dissatisfied
1
3%
2 = somewhat dissatisfied
1
3%
3 = satisfied
5
16%
4 = very satisfied
14
45%
5 = extremely satisfied
10
32%

Percent responding "satisfied to extremely satisfied" = 93%

 

Applying Knowledge from One Discipline in a Different Discipline

 

Response

Percent

1 = dissatisfied
1
3%
2 = somewhat dissatisfied
1
3%
3 = satisfied
8
26%
4 = very satisfied
10
32%
5 = extremely satisfied
11
36%

Percent responding "satisfied to extremely satisfied" = 94%

 

Applying Academic Knowledge and Skills to "Real World" Issues

 

Response

Percent

1 = dissatisfied
1
3%
2 = somewhat dissatisfied
1
3%
3 = satisfied
4
13%
4 = very satisfied
13
42%
5 = extremely satisfied
11
36%
Blank
1
3%

Percent responding "satisfied to extremely satisfied" = 94%

 

The Inclination to Inquire

 

Response

Percent

1 = dissatisfied
1
3%
2 = somewhat dissatisfied
0
0%
3 = satisfied
6
19%
4 = very satisfied
15
48%
5 = extremely satisfied
9
29%

Percent responding "satisfied to extremely satisfied" = 96%

 

Ability to Express Yourself in Writing

 

Response

Percent

1 = dissatisfied
1
3%
2 = somewhat dissatisfied
0
0
3 = satisfied
6
19%
4 = very satisfied
13
42%
5 = extremely satisfied
11
36%

Percent responding "satisfied to extremely satisfied" = 97%

 

Oral Expression of Your Ideas

 

Response

Percent

1 = dissatisfied
1
3%
2 = somewhat dissatisfied
1
3%
3 = satisfied
6
19%
4 = very satisfied
14
45%
5 = extremely satisfied
9
29%

Percent responding "satisfied to extremely satisfied" = 93%

 

Accessing Different Information Resources

 

Response

Percent

1 = dissatisfied
1
3%
2 = somewhat dissatisfied
1
3%
3 = satisfied
8
26%
4 = very satisfied
14
45%
5 = extremely satisfied
7
23%

Percent responding "satisfied to extremely satisfied" = 94%

 

Ability to Integrate Information and Ideas from Various Sources

 

Response

Percent

1 = dissatisfied
1
3%
2 = somewhat dissatisfied
0
0%
3 = satisfied
6
19%
4 = very satisfied
12
39%
5 = extremely satisfied
12
39%

Percent responding "satisfied to extremely satisfied" = 97%

 

Ability to Engage in Sustained Discussions of Important Issues

 

Response

Percent

1 = dissatisfied
1
3%
2 = somewhat dissatisfied
0
0%
3 = satisfied
7
23%
4 = very satisfied
14
45%
5 = extremely satisfied
9
29%

Percent responding "satisfied to extremely satisfied" = 97%

 

Development of Basic Math Skills for Life Situations

 

Response

Percent

1 = dissatisfied
1
3%
2 = somewhat dissatisfied
1
3%
3 = satisfied
14
45%
4 = very satisfied
10
32%
5 = extremely satisfied
5
16%

Percent responding "satisfied to extremely satisfied" = 93%

 

Respondents represented the following Majors:

Note: not all majors are currently offered.

 
Education
Business Administration
International Business
Exercise Science
Biology
Chemistry
Communications
Math/Computer Science
Creative Writing
English
Psychology
Politics
Human Services

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