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CIRP Surveys

The Cooperative Institutional Research Program (CIRP) contains the well-known and long-running CIRP Freshman Survey and follow up assessments such as the Your First College Year (YFCY) and the College Senior Survey (CSS).  We also administer the HERI Faculty Survey, which examines issues from the faculty standpoint, and the Diverse Learning Environments Survey (DLE). A variety of data related services based on the results of these surveys are available. Please click on links below to get more information.

The Freshman Survey

Provides essential information on the characteristics, goals, and expectations of your entering first-year class.

Your First College Year Survey

Designed specifically to assess retention efforts and to address the academic and personal development of first-year stutents.

College Senior Survey

An exit survey for graduating seniors, the survey examines the comprehensive impact of college.

Diverse Learning Environments

The first national survey designed to assess the campus climate, institutional practices, and outcomes related to skills for lifelong learning, competencies for pluralistic world, and retention and achievement.

HERI Faculty Survey

Designed to provide institutions with actionable information on important and timely issues. It includes topics such as pedagogical practices, faculty goals and expectations for students, research and service activities, sources of stress and satisfaction, and the connection between learning in the classroom and practices in the local and global community.