During the summer orientation sessions for new students at CSUSM, all entering freshmen are given the opportunity to complete the comprehensive Freshman Survey distributed annually by the Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) at UCLA. The survey provides a detailed profile of the freshman class including demographic characteristics, high school activities, goals and attitudes, and reasons for attending college.
The following reports examine students' responses to a range of questions by:
To view a summary of the findings for each year, click on the name of the report.
For full reports or for results prior to 2010, please contact Cameron Stevenson in Institutional Planning & Analysis.