Institutional Assessment and Research

Survey Burden

In an effort to gauge student survey burden, IAR asks University department heads about their survey plans each Fall and Spring.

Student Survey Burden Questionnaire Results

Academic Term Departments Planning Surveys Surveys Planned Average Questions Asked per Survey Respondents Sought Survey Burden
2023 Spring 6 6 37 9,918 423,176
2022 Fall 2 2 27 6,147 86,838
2022 Spring 9 9 60 10,796 1,080,927
2021 Fall 6 6 22 13,400 446,300
2021 Spring 8 6 36 9,532 588,990
2020 Fall 9 10 34 10,851 527,214
2020 Spring 7 7 52 16,334 596,000
2019 Fall 7 10 17 16,569 399,114
2019 Spring 9 11 35 22,772 1,106,460

Survey Burden is the aggregate number of questions asked, weighted by the survey sample size.