Inside Linfield - Institutional Research

Institutional Surveys

The Office of Institutional Research conducts a regular cycle of national surveys to support institutional assessment and planning. Aggregated results of these surveys are available to the Linfield community (students, faculty, staff).  Please click on the "Results" link below the survey description.

Survey Frequency Last Administration
(Academic Year)
Next Administration
(Academic Year)
Noel Levitz Student Satisfaction Inventory (SSI)
For all Linfield students. Online & Continuing Education students receive the Priorities Survey for Online Learners)

RESULTS (Linfield community only)
Every 3 years 2018-2019 (Spring) 2021-2022 (Spring)
Beginning College Survey of Student Engagement (BCSSE, "Bessie"; affiliated with NSSE) 
For entering freshman/first year students on the McMinnville Campus

RESULTS (Linfield community only)
Every 3 years 2019-2020 (Fall) 2022-2023 (Fall)
National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE, "Nessie")
For first year students on the McMinnville Campus and all seniors.

RESULTS (Linfield community only)
Every 3 years 2019-2020 (Spring) 2022-2023 (Spring)
Graduating Senior Survey (GSS) (a local Linfield survey)
For all graduating seniors

RESULTS (Linfield community only)
Annual 2018-2019 (May) 2019-2020 (May)

HEDS Research Practices
For first year students on the McMinnville Campus and all seniors

RESULTS (Linfield community only)
To be determined

2017-2018 (Fall, Freshmen);

2016-2017 (Spring, Seniors)

To be determined
UCLA Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) Faculty
For faculty, resident and adjunct, full-time and part-time

RESULTS (Linfield community only)
Every 3 years 2019-2020 (early Spring) 2022-2023
Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE, "Fessie")
For faculty, full-time and part-time

RESULTS (Linfield community only)
If requested, this survey is conducted the year following NSSE 2011-2012 Not currently in use
HEDS Alumni Survey
For Linfield graduates
Varies 2012-2013 Not currently in use
NASPA Consortium Resident Assessment
For all students in residence life. Managed by Student Affairs. Contact Student Affairs for results.
Consult Student Affairs Consult Student Affairs Consult Student Affairs