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CIRP Survey: College Expectations
 
            CIRP Freshman Survey
Table 1D: College Expectations
What is your best guess as to the chances that you will: Miami University - Historical Trends   Current Results: 2013
2009 2010 2011 2012   Miami University Public Universities - High Selectivity
Join a social fraternity or sorority
  Very good chance
29.3% NA 32.1% 32.8%   35.8% 19.5%
Some chance 36.1% NA 35.1% 32.5%   32.1% 26.7%
Very little chance 22.5% NA 20.5% 21.1%   20.5% 30.5%
No chance 12.0% NA 12.2% 13.6%   11.5% 23.2%
Mean 2.83 NA 2.87 2.84   2.92 2.43
Standard deviation 0.98 NA 1.00 1.03   1.01 1.05
Play club, intramural, or recreational sports
  Very good chance
48.9% NA 48.9% 50.7%   47.6% 35.9%
Some chance 33.1% NA 31.6% 31.0%   30.9% 34.3%
Very little chance 12.0% NA 13.1% 12.0%   14.3% 19.3%
No chance 6.0% NA 6.4% 6.3%   7.2% 10.6%
Mean 3.25 NA 3.23 3.26   3.19 2.95
Standard deviation 0.89 NA 0.91 0.90   0.93 0.99
Play intercollegiate athletics (eg., NCAA or NAIA-sponsored)
  Very good chance
9.5% NA 8.2% 8.1%   6.9% 5.7%
Some chance 12.1% NA 10.2% 10.9%   9.4% 8.8%
Very little chance 24.6% NA 24.0% 23.0%   21.6% 23.0%
No chance 53.8% NA 57.6% 58.0%   62.0% 62.6%
Mean 1.77 NA 1.69 1.69   1.61 1.57
Standard deviation 0.99 NA 0.95 0.96   0.92 0.87
Participate in a student clubs/groups
  Very good chance
55.5% 42.5% 58.7% 60.4%   62.9% 58.4%
Some chance 35.6% 38.3% 32.0% 31.9%   30.4% 32.7%
Very little chance 7.5% 11.7% 7.5% 6.6%   5.4% 7.2%
No chance 1.4% 7.5% 1.8% 1.1%   1.3% 1.6%
Mean 3.45 3.16 3.47 3.52   3.55 3.48
Standard deviation 0.69 0.91 0.72 0.67   0.66 0.70
Participate in a study abroad program
  Very good chance
46.2% NA 55.7% 53.7%   57.1% 41.5%
Some chance 32.1% NA 27.7% 30.2%   29.6% 32.9%
Very little chance 16.1% NA 12.4% 12.4%   9.9% 18.1%
No chance 5.6% NA 4.2% 3.8%   3.4% 7.5%
Mean 3.19 NA 3.35 3.34   3.40 3.09
Standard deviation 0.90 NA 0.85 0.83   0.80 0.94
Communicate regularly with your professors
  Very good chance
35.0% NA 37.1% 39.1%   43.7% 39.1%
Some chance 51.9% NA 50.5% 51.4%   48.1% 51.0%
Very little chance 11.6% NA 10.7% 8.4%   7.0% 8.7%
No chance 1.5% NA 1.7% 1.1%   1.2% 1.2%
Mean 3.20 NA 3.23 3.29   3.34 3.28
Standard deviation 0.70 NA 0.70 0.66   0.66 0.67
Work on a professor's research project
  Very good chance
25.1% NA 25.5% 24.4%   28.7% 32.3%
Some chance 47.6% NA 47.0% 51.1%   45.7% 48.1%
Very little chance 21.6% NA 21.8% 21.3%   20.9% 16.6%
No chance 5.7% NA 5.7% 3.2%   4.8% 3.0%
Mean 2.92 NA 2.92 2.97   2.98 3.10
Standard deviation 0.83 NA 0.83 0.76   0.83 0.77

 

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