Student Surveys

Student surveys are an integral part of the assessment and evaluation activities at Lincoln University. Lincoln University uses surveys to obtain vital information about educational programs, services, and student satisfaction with the overall experience at LU. Information obtained from the surveys is evaluated and used in institutional decision-making processes.

If you are asked to complete a survey, please take a few moments to help us.


Cooperative Institutional Research Program (CIRP) Freshman Survey

The CIRP Freshman Survey is a questionnaire designed to provide institutions with a method of collecting data on their freshman class, as well as national normative data for students in similar types of institutions, for use in institutional decision-making, research, and assessment activities.

The CIRP Freshman Survey is administered annually to Lincoln University freshman students enrolled in GE 101 (University Seminar).


Lincoln University Continuing Student Satisfaction Survey (CSSS)

The Continuing Student Satisfaction Survey (CSSS), a locally developed, 40 item survey, is administered to students in conjunction with the General Education Test during Assessment Week in the fall and spring semesters. The CSSS is designed to provide student feedback regarding the quality of educational programs, services, and overall student experience at LU.


Lincoln University Graduating Student Survey (GSS)

The Graduating Student Survey (GSS), a locally developed, 40-item survey, is administered to students in conjunction with the Major Field Test during Assessment Week  in the fall and spring semesters. The GSS is designed to provide student feedback regarding the quality of educational programs, services, and overall student experience at LU.