Freshmen Survey (CIRP)

During the summer orientation sessions for new students at Cal State San Marcos, all entering freshmen are given the opportunity to complete the comprehensive Freshman Survey distributed annually by the Higher Education Research Institute at UCLA. The survey provides a detailed profile of the freshman class including demographic characteristics, social attitudes, and reasons for attending college.

The following reports examine students' responses to a range of questions in several ways:

  • by comparing the responses of San Marcos students to those from students at similar public universities     
  • by comparing the responses of selected subgroups of San Marcos students (e.g. first generation students) to those of all San Marcos respondents      
  • by presenting responses from San Marcos students over the years starting in 1999
To view a summary of the findings for each year: click on the name of the report or, in some cases, TEXT to view the text of the report and TABLES to view the tables. To view summaries of survey results prior to 2005, or to get more information about recent results, contact Cameron Stevenson in Institutional Planning & Analysis.

Fall 2013 Summary of Findings

Fall 2012 Summary of Findings

Fall 2011 Summary of Findings

Fall 2010 Summary of Findings

Fall 2009 Summary of Findings

Fall 2008 Summary of Findings

Fall 2007 Summary of Findings  


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