Overview

The Office of Institutional Research is responsible for administering official institutional surveys to admitted students, current students, and graduates on a regular basis.  This information is benchmarked internally and, where possible, against the results of peer institutions.  The instruments include both nationally normed instruments and internally-created instruments. 

Our office strives to ensure the utmost ethical and research standards in the creation, analysis, and publication of survey results.  Findings based on surveys administered by our office will be reported in campus emails and on our in aggregated form, ensuring the confidentiality of all individual responses while maintaining transparency and providing opportunity for exploration and feedback.

  1. Graduation Exit Survey (beginning Spring 2018) Administered annually to all graduating Bachelor’s and Master’s students; focus on overall usage of student services, overall satisfaction, and post-graduation plans.
  2. Six Months-Out Survey of Alumni (Quarterly) Administered  in collaboration with the UW Office of Educational Assessment to all alumni, six months after degree completion. Survey focuses on current career outcomes and their student experience at UW Bothell.
  3. National Survey on Student Engagement (NSSE) (Every three years) Administered to all undergraduate freshman and seniors every three years, beginning spring 2017.