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  • Enrolling Student Survey: Fall 2003 Office of Institutional Research and Planning

  • Procedures and Sample: 1) Sample size by school

    17.33%117Albert Dorman Honors College

    100%721100%682Total:

    0 00.735No response

    5364.9834School of Management

    7506.4544College of Science and Liberal Arts

    1812918.04123School of Architecture

    1913918.04123College of Computing Sciences

    5136751.76353Newark College of Engineering

    % of totalActual n % of totaln

    3) Gender

    100%682Total:

    0.443No response

    18.91129Female

    80.65550Male

    % of totaln

    2) Enrollment Status

    The majority of the students are full-time day students (99.41%).

    4) Citizenship

    100%682Total:

    0.594No response

    1.6111Other

    2.2015F1 Visa

    11.8881Permanent Resident

    83.72571U.S. Citizenship

    % of total n

    5) Ethnicity

    100%682Total:

    1.4710No response

    11.1476Other

    44.13301White Non-Hispanic

    11.0174Hispanic

    22.87156Asian/Pacific Islander

    0.443American Indian/Alaskan Native

    7.6352Black Non-Hispanic

    1.4710Non-Resident Alien

    % of totaln

  • Goals: Student Mean Ratings of Importance of Goals at NJIT (n = 682)

    3.51

    3.69

    4.01

    4.30

    4.75

    4.75

    3.99

    1 2 3 4 5

    Increase awareness of different

    philosophies, cultures, etc.

    Improve self-image

    Improve interpersonal skills

    Develop an understanding and

    appreciation of science/technology

    Improve ability to make more money

    Prepare for a career

    Attain skills that will be useful on a job

    (Scale: 1 = Not at all Important, 2 = A Little Important, 3 = Moderately Important, 4 = Important, 5 = Very Important)

    Our students are focused on their career and making money.

  • Goals by gender: Student Mean Ratings of Importance of Goals

    at NJIT by Gender

    3.44

    3.64

    4.01

    4.32

    3.92

    4.74

    4.72

    3.84

    3.93

    4.03

    4.16

    4.27

    4.82

    4.84

    1 2 3 4 5

    Increase awareness of different

    philosophies, cultures, etc.

    Improve self-image

    Develop an understanding and

    appreciation of science/technology

    Improve ability to make more money

    Improve interpersonal skills

    Prepare for a career

    Attain skills that will be useful on a job

    (Scale: 1 = Not at all Important, 2 = A Little Important, 3 = Moderately Important, 4 = Important, 5 = Very Important)

    Female (n=129) Male (n=550)

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    * Significant at p < 0.05

    Females in general have higher mean scores.

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  • Goals by school: Student Mean Ratings of Importance of Goals

    at NJIT by School

    3.47

    3.94

    4.09

    3.62

    4.38

    4.88

    4.82

    3.58

    3.80

    4.03

    4.13

    4.37

    4.75

    4.78

    3.64

    3.59

    3.91

    4.05

    4.11

    4.59

    4.63

    3.26

    3.55

    3.93

    4.02

    4.19

    4.66

    4.64

    3.57

    3.49

    3.93

    3.75

    4.21

    4.83

    4.83

    1 2 3 4 5

    Increase awareness of different

    philosophies, cultures, etc.

    Improve self-image

    Improve interpersonal skills

    Develop an understanding and

    appreciation of science/technology

    Improve ability to make more money

    Attain skills that will be useful on a job

    Prepare for a career

    (Scale: 1= Not at all Important, 2= A Little Important, 3= Moderately Important, 4= Important, 5= Very Important)

    ARCH (n=123) CCS (n=123) CSLA (n=44) NCE (n=353) SOM (n=34)

  • Enrollment: Importance of Factors in Enrollment Decision

    (n = 682)

    2.39

    2.44

    2.89

    2.98

    3.04

    3.07

    3.11

    3.28

    3.35

    3.69

    3.71

    3.76

    3.79

    4.01

    4.05

    1 2 3 4 5

    College response to students with disabilities

    Athletics

    Extra-curricular activities

    Diversity of student population

    Size of student population

    Quality of on-campus housing

    Honors College

    Public safety record

    Personal computer provided to freshmen

    Co-op/Internship programs

    Quality of Instruction

    Academic facilities

    Availability of Financial Aid

    Reasonable cost

    NJIT's Academic Reputation

    (Scale: 1 = Very Low , 2 = Low , 3 = Medium, 4 = High, 5 = Very High)

    Academic and financial concerns are paramount.

  • Importance of Factors in Enrollment Decision at NJIT by Gender

    2.40

    2.30

    2.82

    3.03

    2.89

    2.94

    3.22

    3.01

    3.29

    3.67

    3.77

    3.64

    3.73

    4.00

    4.02

    2.66

    2.76

    3.17

    3.25

    3.37

    3.48

    3.50

    3.53

    3.61

    3.85

    3.88

    3.88

    3.89

    4.06

    4.13

    1 2 3 4 5

    Athletics

    College response to students with disabilities

    Extra-curricular activities

    Quality of on-campus housing

    Diversity of student population

    Size of student population

    Public safety record

    Honors College

    Personal computer provided to freshmen

    Quality of Instruction

    Availability of Financial Aid

    Co-op/Internship programs

    Academic facilities

    Reasonable cost

    NJIT's Academic Reputation

    (Scale: 1 = Very Low , 2 = Low , 3 = Medium, 4 = High, 5 = Very High)

    Female (n=129) Male (n=550)

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    * Significant at p < 0.05

    Enrollment by gender:

    *

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  • Enrollment by school: Importance of Factors in Enrollment Decision at NJIT by School

    3.16

    3.94

    3.42

    3.74

    3.38

    3.61

    4.12

    3.32

    3.18

    3.38

    4.10

    2.78

    3.59

    2.77

    3.94

    3.13

    4.05

    2.94

    3.71

    3.23

    3.26

    4.05

    3.15

    2.88

    3.03

    3.71

    2.38

    3.85

    2.39

    3.70

    3.05

    4.00

    3.11

    3.57

    3.29

    3.45

    3.95

    3.69

    3.00

    3.17

    3.48

    2.72

    3.88

    2.79

    3.81

    2.97

    3.88

    3.07

    3.70

    3.32

    3.16

    3.96

    2.73

    2.83

    2.82

    3.58

    2.19

    3.72

    2.28

    3.78

    2.86

    4.08

    3.36

    3.76

    3.32

    3.66

    4.12

    3.05

    2.87

    2.84

    3.68

    2.42

    3.76

    2.57

    3.84

    1 2 3 4 5

    Size of student population

    Reasonable cost

    Quality of on-campus housing

    Quality of Instruction

    Public safety record

    Personal computer provided to freshmen

    NJIT's Academic Reputation

    Honors College

    Extra-curricular activities

    Diversity of student population

    Co-op/Internship programs

    College response to students with disabilities

    Availability of Financial Aid

    Athletics

    Academic facilities

    (Scale: 1 = Very Low , 2 = Low , 3 = Medium, 4 = High, 5 = Very High)

    ARCH (n=123) CCS (n=123) CSLA (n=44) NCE (n=353) SOM (n=34)

  • Sources of Learning: Percent of Students Indicating Sources of Learning

    about NJIT (n = 682)

    0%

    1%

    3%

    4%

    4%

    4%

    12%

    21%

    21%

    22%

    25%

    26%

    29%

    30%

    51%

    0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60%

    radio or TV advertisement

    newspaper or magazine advertisement*

    parent is an alumnus

    coach/athletic director

    participation in NJIT pre-college program

    article that I read in a newspaper or magazine

    informational display at an educational fair

    a representative of NJIT

    material I received in the mail

    college guide book*

    high school teachers, principal, or staff

    college visit/attendance at an open house

    guidance counselor

    internet

    relatives, friends, or acquaintances

    * New Category added for Fall 2003

    Networking

    Internet

  • Influence Decision to Enroll/Apply:

    Campus visit

    Open House

    Q-36: Which most influenced your decision to apply? (n = 682)

    7%

    11%

    12%

    12%

    20%

    38%

    0% 10% 20% 30% 40%

    Personal interview

    University publication

    Personal contract from

    academic department

    NJIT web page

    Attendance of an open

    house