The KSC Factbook is released annually every Fall semester. The factbook is intended to provide a single , easily accessible, consistent summary of various institutional data. Where appropriate multiple years of data are provided for a historical comparision. The fact book contains data pertaining to Admissions, Student enrollment, Student Demographics, Programs, Retention and Graduation Rates.
Common Data Set (top)
The Common Data Set (CDS) initiative is a collaborative effort among data providers in the higher education community and publishers as represented by the College Board, Peterson's, and U.S. News & World Report. The combined goal of this collaboration is to improve the quality and accuracy of information provided to all involved in a student's transition into higher education, as well as to reduce the reporting burden on data providers.
Strategic Indicators (top)
The USNH Board of Trustees formally approved 18 Strategic Indicators in 2006. These indicators will enable USNH to establish a baseline of performance and over time to use multi-year information that will reveal trend lines. The data will help guide Trustees and senior administrators in the establishment of appropriate benchmarks for future performance. This information should help demonstrate the value of the four institutions individually, and show how USNH as a whole adds to the life, workforce, economic development, and quality of life of the State of New Hampshire.
VSA College Portrait (top)
The College Portrait is a source of basic, comparable information about public colleges and institutions presented in a common, user-friendly format. It is designed to be trustworthy source of reliable data for prospective students and their families.
The College Portrait was created as part of the Voluntary System of AccountabilityTM, (VSA) - a program designed to provide greater accountability through accessible, transparent, and comparable information. The VSA and College Portrait are sponsored by two nonprofit organizations in Washington DC – the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). More than 80 higher education leaders from 70 public institutions were involved in developing the College Portrait.
Graduating Student Survey (top)
Each year since 1990, Keene State College has administered a survey to its graduating students. The Office of Student Affairs hosts a Commencement Fair each spring which brings together representatives from all of the services that students may need to work with to complete their graduation preparations. Students must complete the on-line Commencement Participation and Survey prior to being admitted to the Fair.
The Graduating Student Survey was developed to provide students an opportunity to evaluate the College, and its programs and services, and to assess their learning achievements.
Admitted Student Survey (top)
The Admitted Student Survey is administered by the Admissions office to all students that have been accepted by Keene State College. This survey is designed to identify competitor institutions and the reasons for students choices to attend or not attend KSC.
The National Survey of Student Engagement is a national survey which assesses the extent to which first-year and senior students engage in educational practices associated with high levels of learning and development.
NSSE survey questions include: