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About Data Comparisons

About Data Comparisons

A central element in transparency is the reporting of institution data from tests and surveys conducted nationwide among college students and alumni. These include a test of general education skills including critical thinking, reading, writing and math; a survey indicating the level at which students are engaged in the learning process; and a survey on the degree to which students are satisfied with their educational experiences.

Regarding the national surveys in particular, many of the questions pertain to experiences at traditional institutions such as those relating to on-campus facilities. Thus, only those items that have the greatest relevance to distance and online colleges are included.