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Beginning College Survey of Student Engagement (BCSSE)

The BCSSE (Beginning College Survey of Students) is a standardized survey administered to incoming first-time freshmen entering SJSU during Fall 2018. SJSU administered BCSSE during the summer of 2018 resulting in a response rate of 57%. Incoming freshmen were asked about their high school experiences and expectations for their first-year at SJSU in order to help SJSU create enriching learning experiences both inside and outside of the classroom.

See the questions asked on the 2018 BCSSE survey

See results from the 2018 BCSSE, including selected student comparisons and frequency distributions

BCSSE 2018

See an overview of each theme from the 2018 BCSSE survey