National Freshman Attitudes ReportsAn annual study of the self-reported motivations and attitudes of first-year college students
This National Freshman Attitudes Report series examines the attitudes and motivations of first-year students throughout the nation at the beginning—and now also at the middle—of their undergraduate experience. This annual study adds another layer to existing national research on college freshmen.
The survey instruments used for this research are part of the Retention Management System Plus™ from Noel-Levitz and include the College Student Inventory™, for incoming freshmen, and its mid-year post-test, the Mid-Year Student Assessment. These early-alert, motivational assessments identify self-reported attitudes, including barriers and opportunities for students as they transition to college.
National Freshman Attitudes Reports (By Year)
Mid-Year Freshman Attitudes Reports (By Year)
Special Two-Year College Report
Attitudes of Second-Year College Students - a 2013 study that explores the mindsets behind the "sophomore slump."
Attitudes and Motivations of College Transfer Students - a 2013 study for understanding how to improve college completion rates among students who transfer.