Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness

Graduate Student Exit Survey

The Graduate Student Exit Survey is administered to masters and doctoral students who have filed their intent to graduate. The survey collects data regarding (a) enrollment and employment, (b) academic program evaluation, (c) overall satisfaction, (d) time to degree and (e) financial support.

Online Survey Results

Survey results can be generated at the university level, college/school level, and program level. Most results can be filtered by gender, ethnicity, age, gpa, and domicile. To protect student anonymity, survey results with less than three respondents will not be accessible.

Searchable Survey Results

Published Reports

Published since 1999, Graduate Student Exit Survey (GSES) reports contain trend analyses and comparisons by degree levels.  GSES results are published as In Focus reports. To see the survey instruments, visit our Survey Instrument page.

Year of Publication Report
2015 Graduate Student Exit Survey Report 2014
2014 Graduate Student Exit Survey Report 2013
2013 Graduate Student Exit Survey Trend Report: 2008-2012
2009 Graduate Student Exit Survey Trend Report: 2006-2008
2007 Graduate Student Exit Survey Trend Report: 2005-2006
2006 Graduate Student and Law Student Exit Survey Trend Report: 2004-2005
Prior to 2006 Archived Reports