SENSE 2008 Frequency Distributions For All Students - Entering/Returning Students
Austin Community College

  Entering Students Returning Students All Students
  Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges
  Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col %
2. Thinking about THIS SEMESTER/QUARTER, how would you describe your enrollment at this college? Part-time 261 51.0 1683 25.9 9270 27.0 272 54.7 1906 42.2 8780 37.9 533 52.8 3589 32.6 18050 31.4
  Full-time 251 49.0 4822 74.1 25111 73.0 225 45.3 2614 57.8 14386 62.1 476 47.2 7436 67.4 39497 68.6
  Total 512 100.0 6505 100.0 34381 100.0 497 100.0 4520 100.0 23166 100.0 1009 100.0 11025 100.0 57547 100.0
3. Did you begin college at this college or elsewhere? Started here 391 77.1 5639 89.0 28939 86.3 353 72.0 3578 81.0 18060 79.8 744 74.6 9217 85.7 46999 83.7
  Started elsewhere 116 22.9 696 11.0 4575 13.7 137 28.0 839 19.0 4562 20.2 253 25.4 1535 14.3 9137 16.3
  Total 507 100.0 6335 100.0 33514 100.0 490 100.0 4417 100.0 22622 100.0 997 100.0 10752 100.0 56136 100.0
4a. While in high school, I did not earn any earn college credit No Response 118 23.0 1333 20.5 6732 19.6 111 22.3 887 19.6 4354 18.8 229 22.7 2220 20.1 11086 19.3
  Response 394 77.0 5172 79.5 27649 80.4 386 77.7 3633 80.4 18812 81.2 780 77.3 8805 79.9 46461 80.7
  Total 512 100.0 6505 100.0 34381 100.0 497 100.0 4520 100.0 23166 100.0 1009 100.0 11025 100.0 57547 100.0
4b. While in high school, I earned college credit at this college No Response 487 95.1 6172 94.9 32682 95.1 448 90.1 4140 91.6 21173 91.4 935 92.7 10312 93.5 53855 93.6
  Response 25 4.9 333 5.1 1699 4.9 49 9.9 380 8.4 1993 8.6 74 7.3 713 6.5 3692 6.4
  Total 512 100.0 6505 100.0 34381 100.0 497 100.0 4520 100.0 23166 100.0 1009 100.0 11025 100.0 57547 100.0
4c. While in high school, I earned college credit at a different college No Response 487 95.1 6302 96.9 33121 96.3 480 96.6 4404 97.4 22484 97.1 967 95.8 10706 97.1 55605 96.6
  Response 25 4.9 203 3.1 1260 3.7 17 3.4 116 2.6 682 2.9 42 4.2 319 2.9 1942 3.4
  Total 512 100.0 6505 100.0 34381 100.0 497 100.0 4520 100.0 23166 100.0 1009 100.0 11025 100.0 57547 100.0
4d. While in high school, I earned college credit at my high school No Response 438 85.5 5639 86.7 30253 88.0 441 88.7 4083 90.3 21235 91.7 879 87.1 9722 88.2 51488 89.5
  Response 74 14.5 866 13.3 4128 12.0 56 11.3 437 9.7 1931 8.3 130 12.9 1303 11.8 6059 10.5
  Total 512 100.0 6505 100.0 34381 100.0 497 100.0 4520 100.0 23166 100.0 1009 100.0 11025 100.0 57547 100.0
5. In addition to taking courses at this college, were/are you also enrolled at a 4-year college or university during YOUR FIRST SEMESTER/QUARTER? Yes 24 4.8 245 3.8 1430 4.2 25 5.1 267 5.9 1289 5.6 49 4.9 512 4.7 2719 4.8
  No 480 95.2 6197 96.2 32706 95.8 468 94.9 4221 94.1 21673 94.4 948 95.1 10418 95.3 54379 95.2
  Total 504 100.0 6442 100.0 34136 100.0 493 100.0 4488 100.0 22962 100.0 997 100.0 10930 100.0 57098 100.0



SENSE 2008 Frequency Distributions For All Students - Entering/Returning Students
Austin Community College

  Entering Students Returning Students All Students
  Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges
  Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col %
7. How many courses did you enroll in for YOUR FIRST SEMESTER/QUARTER at this college? 1 course 27 5.3 232 3.6 1354 4.0 82 16.5 542 12.0 2263 9.8 109 10.8 774 7.0 3617 6.3
  2 courses 96 18.8 695 10.7 3984 11.6 133 26.8 893 19.8 4857 21.0 229 22.7 1588 14.5 8841 15.4
  3 courses 132 25.8 1237 19.1 5865 17.1 120 24.1 933 20.7 4599 19.9 252 25.0 2170 19.7 10464 18.3
  4 courses or more 256 50.1 4321 66.6 23051 67.3 162 32.6 2136 47.4 11362 49.2 418 41.5 6457 58.8 34413 60.0
  Total 511 100.0 6485 100.0 34254 100.0 497 100.0 4504 100.0 23081 100.0 1008 100.0 10989 100.0 57335 100.0
8. Of the courses you enrolled in during YOUR FIRST SEMESTER/QUARTER at this college, how many did you drop after the first day of class and before the end of the term? None 456 89.9 5780 89.3 30612 89.4 350 70.7 3286 73.0 17795 77.1 806 80.4 9066 82.6 48407 84.4
  1 course 47 9.3 602 9.3 2995 8.7 85 17.2 777 17.3 3502 15.2 132 13.2 1379 12.6 6497 11.3
  2 courses 4 0.8 58 0.9 402 1.2 35 7.1 274 6.1 1143 5.0 39 3.9 332 3.0 1545 2.7
  3 courses 0 0 13 0.2 112 0.3 17 3.4 83 1.8 340 1.5 17 1.7 96 0.9 452 0.8
  4 courses or more 0 0 21 0.3 134 0.4 8 1.6 81 1.8 293 1.3 8 0.8 102 0.9 427 0.7
  Total 507 100.0 6474 100.0 34255 100.0 495 100.0 4501 100.0 23073 100.0 1002 100.0 10975 100.0 57328 100.0
9. Did you add or drop any classes within the FIRST THREE WEEKS OF YOUR FIRST SEMESTER/QUARTER at this college? Yes, without discussing my decision with a college staff member or instructor 39 7.7 481 7.4 1952 5.7 62 12.5 619 13.7 2397 10.4 101 10.1 1100 10.0 4349 7.6
  Yes, after discussing my decision with a college staff member or instructor 32 6.3 362 5.6 2608 7.6 38 7.7 349 7.7 1892 8.2 70 7.0 711 6.5 4500 7.8
  No, I did not add or drop any courses 436 86.0 5653 87.0 29760 86.7 396 79.8 3539 78.5 18823 81.4 832 83.0 9192 83.5 48583 84.6
  Total 507 100.0 6496 100.0 34320 100.0 496 100.0 4507 100.0 23112 100.0 1003 100.0 11003 100.0 57432 100.0



SENSE 2008 Frequency Distributions For All Students - Entering/Returning Students
Austin Community College

  Entering Students Returning Students All Students
  Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges
  Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col %
10. When did you register for your courses for YOUR FIRST SEMESTER/QUARTER at this college? More than one week before classes began 424 83.0 5683 87.5 29025 84.6 406 82.0 3886 86.2 19774 85.5 830 82.5 9569 87.0 48799 84.9
  During the week before classes began 57 11.2 642 9.9 4348 12.7 73 14.7 499 11.1 2753 11.9 130 12.9 1141 10.4 7101 12.4
  During the first week of classes 28 5.5 144 2.2 816 2.4 14 2.8 92 2.0 475 2.1 42 4.2 236 2.1 1291 2.2
  After the first week of classes 2 0.4 24 0.4 137 0.4 2 0.4 29 0.6 122 0.5 4 0.4 53 0.5 259 0.5
  Total 511 100.0 6493 100.0 34326 100.0 495 100.0 4506 100.0 23124 100.0 1006 100.0 10999 100.0 57450 100.0
11a. Orientation Program: Took part in an online orientation prior to the beginning of classes No Response 442 86.3 5449 83.8 31520 91.7 414 83.3 3988 88.2 21485 92.7 856 84.8 9437 85.6 53005 92.1
  Response 70 13.7 1056 16.2 2861 8.3 83 16.7 532 11.8 1681 7.3 153 15.2 1588 14.4 4542 7.9
  Total 512 100.0 6505 100.0 34381 100.0 497 100.0 4520 100.0 23166 100.0 1009 100.0 11025 100.0 57547 100.0
11b. Orientation Program: Attended an on-campus orientation program prior to the beginning of classes No Response 379 74.0 3012 46.3 19297 56.1 374 75.3 2882 63.8 15064 65.0 753 74.6 5894 53.5 34361 59.7
  Response 133 26.0 3493 53.7 15084 43.9 123 24.7 1638 36.2 8102 35.0 256 25.4 5131 46.5 23186 40.3
  Total 512 100.0 6505 100.0 34381 100.0 497 100.0 4520 100.0 23166 100.0 1009 100.0 11025 100.0 57547 100.0
11c. Orientation Program: Enrolled in an orientation course as part of my course schedule during my first semester/quarter at this college No Response 493 96.3 6202 95.3 32308 94.0 472 95.0 4284 94.8 21599 93.2 965 95.6 10486 95.1 53907 93.7
  Response 19 3.7 303 4.7 2073 6.0 25 5.0 236 5.2 1567 6.8 44 4.4 539 4.9 3640 6.3
  Total 512 100.0 6505 100.0 34381 100.0 497 100.0 4520 100.0 23166 100.0 1009 100.0 11025 100.0 57547 100.0
11d. Orientation Program: Unaware of a college orientation No Response 350 68.4 5665 87.1 27275 79.3 341 68.6 3355 74.2 17037 73.5 691 68.5 9020 81.8 44312 77.0
  Response 162 31.6 840 12.9 7106 20.7 156 31.4 1165 25.8 6129 26.5 318 31.5 2005 18.2 13235 23.0
  Total 512 100.0 6505 100.0 34381 100.0 497 100.0 4520 100.0 23166 100.0 1009 100.0 11025 100.0 57547 100.0
11e. Orientation Program: Unable to participate in the orientation due to scheduling or other issues No Response 374 73.0 5446 83.7 26143 76.0 379 76.3 3557 78.7 17571 75.8 753 74.6 9003 81.7 43714 76.0
  Response 138 27.0 1059 16.3 8238 24.0 118 23.7 963 21.3 5595 24.2 256 25.4 2022 18.3 13833 24.0
  Total 512 100.0 6505 100.0 34381 100.0 497 100.0 4520 100.0 23166 100.0 1009 100.0 11025 100.0 57547 100.0



SENSE 2008 Frequency Distributions For All Students - Entering/Returning Students
Austin Community College

  Entering Students Returning Students All Students
  Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges
  Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col %
12a. Required to take a placement test before I could register for classes Yes 351 69.6 5050 78.4 28284 83.1 363 73.8 3645 81.7 19560 85.7 714 71.7 8695 79.7 47844 84.1
  No 153 30.4 1389 21.6 5745 16.9 129 26.2 819 18.3 3271 14.3 282 28.3 2208 20.3 9016 15.9
  Total 504 100.0 6439 100.0 34029 100.0 492 100.0 4464 100.0 22831 100.0 996 100.0 10903 100.0 56860 100.0
12b. Took a placement test Yes 372 73.8 5023 78.9 28322 84.3 369 76.2 3641 82.7 19651 87.3 741 75.0 8664 80.4 47973 85.5
  No 132 26.2 1346 21.1 5290 15.7 115 23.8 763 17.3 2858 12.7 247 25.0 2109 19.6 8148 14.5
  Total 504 100.0 6369 100.0 33612 100.0 484 100.0 4404 100.0 22509 100.0 988 100.0 10773 100.0 56121 100.0
12c. Exempted from taking a placement test at this college Yes 172 35.6 1571 25.3 6211 18.9 137 29.3 755 17.6 3250 14.9 309 32.5 2326 22.2 9461 17.3
  No 311 64.4 4640 74.7 26593 81.1 331 70.7 3535 82.4 18585 85.1 642 67.5 8175 77.8 45178 82.7
  Total 483 100.0 6211 100.0 32804 100.0 468 100.0 4290 100.0 21835 100.0 951 100.0 10501 100.0 54639 100.0
13a. I did not take a placement test No Response 413 80.7 5390 82.9 30077 87.5 414 83.3 3990 88.3 21159 91.3 827 82.0 9380 85.1 51236 89.0
  Response 99 19.3 1115 17.1 4304 12.5 83 16.7 530 11.7 2007 8.7 182 18.0 1645 14.9 6311 11.0
  Total 512 100.0 6505 100.0 34381 100.0 497 100.0 4520 100.0 23166 100.0 1009 100.0 11025 100.0 57547 100.0
13b. My placement test scores indicated that I needed to take developmental reading No Response 392 76.6 5141 79.0 25659 74.6 403 81.1 3431 75.9 16638 71.8 795 78.8 8572 77.8 42297 73.5
  Response 120 23.4 1364 21.0 8722 25.4 94 18.9 1089 24.1 6528 28.2 214 21.2 2453 22.2 15250 26.5
  Total 512 100.0 6505 100.0 34381 100.0 497 100.0 4520 100.0 23166 100.0 1009 100.0 11025 100.0 57547 100.0
13c. My placement test scores indicated that I needed to take developmental writing No Response 422 82.4 5276 81.1 25333 73.7 431 86.7 3460 76.5 16025 69.2 853 84.5 8736 79.2 41358 71.9
  Response 90 17.6 1229 18.9 9048 26.3 66 13.3 1060 23.5 7141 30.8 156 15.5 2289 20.8 16189 28.1
  Total 512 100.0 6505 100.0 34381 100.0 497 100.0 4520 100.0 23166 100.0 1009 100.0 11025 100.0 57547 100.0
13d. My placement test scores indicated that I needed to take developmental math No Response 236 46.1 3497 53.8 16715 48.6 176 35.4 1989 44.0 9124 39.4 412 40.8 5486 49.8 25839 44.9
  Response 276 53.9 3008 46.2 17666 51.4 321 64.6 2531 56.0 14042 60.6 597 59.2 5539 50.2 31708 55.1
  Total 512 100.0 6505 100.0 34381 100.0 497 100.0 4520 100.0 23166 100.0 1009 100.0 11025 100.0 57547 100.0
13e. My placement test scores indicated that I did not need to take any developmental courses No Response 407 79.5 4657 71.6 25452 74.0 420 84.5 3489 77.2 18468 79.7 827 82.0 8146 73.9 43920 76.3
  Response 105 20.5 1848 28.4 8929 26.0 77 15.5 1031 22.8 4698 20.3 182 18.0 2879 26.1 13627 23.7
  Total 512 100.0 6505 100.0 34381 100.0 497 100.0 4520 100.0 23166 100.0 1009 100.0 11025 100.0 57547 100.0



SENSE 2008 Frequency Distributions For All Students - Entering/Returning Students
Austin Community College

  Entering Students Returning Students All Students
  Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges
  Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col %
14. This college required me to enroll in classes indicated by my placement test scores during my FIRST SEMESTER/QUARTER Yes 292 58.1 4086 64.0 24101 71.2 306 63.1 2942 66.3 16012 70.4 598 60.5 7028 64.9 40113 70.9
  No 211 41.9 2301 36.0 9762 28.8 179 36.9 1498 33.7 6734 29.6 390 39.5 3799 35.1 16496 29.1
  Total 503 100.0 6387 100.0 33863 100.0 485 100.0 4440 100.0 22746 100.0 988 100.0 10827 100.0 56609 100.0
15a. I applied for financial assistance Yes 246 48.6 3737 58.2 23198 68.4 241 49.2 2557 57.4 15429 67.7 487 48.9 6294 57.9 38627 68.1
  No 260 51.4 2686 41.8 10734 31.6 249 50.8 1898 42.6 7357 32.3 509 51.1 4584 42.1 18091 31.9
  Total 506 100.0 6423 100.0 33932 100.0 490 100.0 4455 100.0 22786 100.0 996 100.0 10878 100.0 56718 100.0
15b. I received an offer of financial assistance Yes 179 35.7 2673 42.0 17310 51.6 193 39.6 1861 42.3 11739 52.1 372 37.7 4534 42.1 29049 51.8
  No 322 64.3 3697 58.0 16223 48.4 294 60.4 2540 57.7 10784 47.9 616 62.3 6237 57.9 27007 48.2
  Total 501 100.0 6370 100.0 33533 100.0 487 100.0 4401 100.0 22523 100.0 988 100.0 10771 100.0 56056 100.0
15c. I received financial assistance funds before classes began Yes 108 21.6 1660 26.1 11513 34.3 107 21.9 1280 29.1 8263 36.7 215 21.7 2940 27.3 19776 35.3
  No 392 78.4 4697 73.9 22019 65.7 382 78.1 3120 70.9 14232 63.3 774 78.3 7817 72.7 36251 64.7
  Total 500 100.0 6357 100.0 33532 100.0 489 100.0 4400 100.0 22495 100.0 989 100.0 10757 100.0 56027 100.0
16. When did you first apply for financial assistance 3 or more months before classes began 98 19.6 1639 25.6 10051 29.6 117 23.8 1191 26.8 6704 29.4 215 21.7 2830 26.1 16755 29.5
  1 or 2 months before classes began 72 14.4 1230 19.2 7370 21.7 66 13.4 834 18.8 5269 23.1 138 13.9 2064 19.0 12639 22.3
  Less than 1 month before classes began 60 12.0 716 11.2 4993 14.7 34 6.9 404 9.1 2870 12.6 94 9.5 1120 10.3 7863 13.9
  After classes began 18 3.6 204 3.2 1200 3.5 25 5.1 162 3.6 829 3.6 43 4.3 366 3.4 2029 3.6
  I did not apply for financial assistance 252 50.4 2616 40.8 10323 30.4 250 50.8 1853 41.7 7105 31.2 502 50.6 4469 41.2 17428 30.7
  Total 500 100.0 6405 100.0 33937 100.0 492 100.0 4444 100.0 22777 100.0 992 100.0 10849 100.0 56714 100.0
17a. Enrolled in this course during your first SEMESTER/QUARTER at this college: Developmental Reading Enrolled 122 24.2 1538 24.3 9569 28.8 89 19.3 1150 26.6 7054 31.8 211 21.8 2688 25.2 16623 30.0
  Not Enrolled 382 75.8 4785 75.7 23709 71.2 373 80.7 3181 73.4 15125 68.2 755 78.2 7966 74.8 38834 70.0
  Total 504 100.0 6323 100.0 33278 100.0 462 100.0 4331 100.0 22179 100.0 966 100.0 10654 100.0 55457 100.0



SENSE 2008 Frequency Distributions For All Students - Entering/Returning Students
Austin Community College

  Entering Students Returning Students All Students
  Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges
  Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col %
17b. Enrolled in this course during your first SEMESTER/QUARTER at this college: Developmental Writing Enrolled 91 18.3 1567 24.8 10538 31.6 58 12.7 1092 25.2 7340 33.1 149 15.6 2659 25.0 17878 32.2
  Not Enrolled 407 81.7 4748 75.2 22798 68.4 398 87.3 3237 74.8 14805 66.9 805 84.4 7985 75.0 37603 67.8
  Total 498 100.0 6315 100.0 33336 100.0 456 100.0 4329 100.0 22145 100.0 954 100.0 10644 100.0 55481 100.0
17c. Enrolled in this course during your first SEMESTER/QUARTER at this college: Developmental Math Enrolled 268 53.3 3060 48.1 18088 53.9 288 60.0 2281 52.2 12749 57.0 556 56.6 5341 49.8 30837 55.1
  Not Enrolled 235 46.7 3298 51.9 15483 46.1 192 40.0 2089 47.8 9632 43.0 427 43.4 5387 50.2 25115 44.9
  Total 503 100.0 6358 100.0 33571 100.0 480 100.0 4370 100.0 22381 100.0 983 100.0 10728 100.0 55952 100.0
17d. Enrolled in this course during your first SEMESTER/QUARTER at this college: An English course taught specifically for students whose first language is not English Enrolled 8 1.6 262 4.2 1296 4.0 18 3.9 317 7.4 1688 7.7 26 2.7 579 5.5 2984 5.5
  Not Enrolled 484 98.4 5991 95.8 31422 96.0 439 96.1 3965 92.6 20141 92.3 923 97.3 9956 94.5 51563 94.5
  Total 492 100.0 6253 100.0 32718 100.0 457 100.0 4282 100.0 21829 100.0 949 100.0 10535 100.0 54547 100.0
17e. Enrolled in this course during your first SEMESTER/QUARTER at this college: A course specifically disigned to teach skills and strategies to help students succeed in college Enrolled 89 18.0 1273 20.2 8340 25.3 65 14.2 906 21.1 5086 23.2 154 16.2 2179 20.6 13426 24.5
  Not Enrolled 405 82.0 5015 79.8 24626 74.7 392 85.8 3394 78.9 16836 76.8 797 83.8 8409 79.4 41462 75.5
  Total 494 100.0 6288 100.0 32966 100.0 457 100.0 4300 100.0 21922 100.0 951 100.0 10588 100.0 54888 100.0
17f. Enrolled in this course during your first SEMESTER/QUARTER at this college: An organized learning community Enrolled 18 3.7 222 3.5 1424 4.3 10 2.2 154 3.6 1106 5.1 28 3.0 376 3.6 2530 4.6
  Not Enrolled 472 96.3 6034 96.5 31334 95.7 444 97.8 4110 96.4 20633 94.9 916 97.0 10144 96.4 51967 95.4
  Total 490 100.0 6256 100.0 32758 100.0 454 100.0 4264 100.0 21739 100.0 944 100.0 10520 100.0 54497 100.0
18a. The very first time I came to this college I felt welcome Strongly Agree 111 21.8 1460 22.6 9254 27.1 109 22.2 981 21.9 6150 26.8 220 22.0 2441 22.3 15404 27.0
  Agree 272 53.3 3407 52.7 18024 52.8 256 52.1 2342 52.2 11679 50.9 528 52.7 5749 52.5 29703 52.0
  No opinion 101 19.8 1276 19.7 5502 16.1 97 19.8 908 20.2 3962 17.3 198 19.8 2184 19.9 9464 16.6
  Disagree 23 4.5 259 4.0 1099 3.2 21 4.3 208 4.6 903 3.9 44 4.4 467 4.3 2002 3.5
  Strongly Disagree 3 0.6 61 0.9 273 0.8 8 1.6 49 1.1 260 1.1 11 1.1 110 1.0 533 0.9
  Total 510 100.0 6463 100.0 34152 100.0 491 100.0 4488 100.0 22954 100.0 1001 100.0 10951 100.0 57106 100.0



SENSE 2008 Frequency Distributions For All Students - Entering/Returning Students
Austin Community College

  Entering Students Returning Students All Students
  Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges
  Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col %
18b. I was able to get the information I needed to register for classes Strongly Agree 150 29.4 1923 29.8 11429 33.5 136 27.7 1267 28.2 7346 32.0 286 28.6 3190 29.1 18775 32.9
  Agree 278 54.5 3679 56.9 18453 54.1 287 58.5 2584 57.6 12656 55.1 565 56.4 6263 57.2 31109 54.5
  No opinion 30 5.9 434 6.7 2035 6.0 28 5.7 305 6.8 1323 5.8 58 5.8 739 6.7 3358 5.9
  Disagree 39 7.6 342 5.3 1747 5.1 28 5.7 273 6.1 1266 5.5 67 6.7 615 5.6 3013 5.3
  Strongly Disagree 13 2.5 83 1.3 473 1.4 12 2.4 59 1.3 359 1.6 25 2.5 142 1.3 832 1.5
  Total 510 100.0 6461 100.0 34137 100.0 491 100.0 4488 100.0 22950 100.0 1001 100.0 10949 100.0 57087 100.0
18c. All the courses I needed to take during my first semester/quarter were available at times convenient for me Strongly Agree 126 24.8 1901 29.5 11183 32.8 118 24.0 1186 26.5 6946 30.3 244 24.4 3087 28.2 18129 31.8
  Agree 217 42.7 2723 42.2 14303 42.0 233 47.5 2132 47.6 10826 47.2 450 45.0 4855 44.4 25129 44.1
  No opinion 55 10.8 522 8.1 2634 7.7 42 8.6 371 8.3 1676 7.3 97 9.7 893 8.2 4310 7.6
  Disagree 87 17.1 1047 16.2 4770 14.0 77 15.7 635 14.2 2793 12.2 164 16.4 1682 15.4 7563 13.3
  Strongly Disagree 23 4.5 254 3.9 1203 3.5 21 4.3 157 3.5 690 3.0 44 4.4 411 3.8 1893 3.3
  Total 508 100.0 6447 100.0 34093 100.0 491 100.0 4481 100.0 22931 100.0 999 100.0 10928 100.0 57024 100.0
18d. Able to meet with an academic advisor at times convenient for me Strongly Agree 143 28.1 1459 22.7 8533 25.1 122 24.8 995 22.3 5807 25.4 265 26.5 2454 22.5 14340 25.2
  Agree 245 48.1 2640 41.0 14349 42.2 252 51.3 2031 45.5 9991 43.7 497 49.7 4671 42.8 24340 42.8
  No opinion 77 15.1 1575 24.5 7007 20.6 67 13.6 790 17.7 3521 15.4 144 14.4 2365 21.7 10528 18.5
  Disagree 36 7.1 583 9.1 3044 9.0 39 7.9 492 11.0 2563 11.2 75 7.5 1075 9.9 5607 9.9
  Strongly Disagree 8 1.6 176 2.7 1045 3.1 11 2.2 160 3.6 959 4.2 19 1.9 336 3.1 2004 3.5
  Total 509 100.0 6433 100.0 33978 100.0 491 100.0 4468 100.0 22841 100.0 1000 100.0 10901 100.0 56819 100.0
18e. An advisor helped me to select a course of study, program, or major Strongly Agree 150 29.5 1532 23.7 9248 27.1 121 24.7 961 21.5 5831 25.4 271 27.1 2493 22.8 15079 26.5
  Agree 217 42.6 2344 36.3 12927 37.9 210 42.9 1600 35.7 8506 37.1 427 42.7 3944 36.1 21433 37.6
  No opinion 73 14.3 1322 20.5 6238 18.3 79 16.1 923 20.6 3977 17.3 152 15.2 2245 20.5 10215 17.9
  Disagree 47 9.2 895 13.9 4028 11.8 57 11.6 709 15.8 3271 14.3 104 10.4 1604 14.7 7299 12.8
  Strongly Disagree 22 4.3 360 5.6 1636 4.8 23 4.7 285 6.4 1346 5.9 45 4.5 645 5.9 2982 5.2
  Total 509 100.0 6453 100.0 34077 100.0 490 100.0 4478 100.0 22931 100.0 999 100.0 10931 100.0 57008 100.0



SENSE 2008 Frequency Distributions For All Students - Entering/Returning Students
Austin Community College

  Entering Students Returning Students All Students
  Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges
  Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col %
18f. An advisor helped me to set academic goals and to create a plan for achieving them Strongly Agree 88 17.3 795 12.3 4842 14.2 95 19.3 660 14.7 3965 17.3 183 18.3 1455 13.3 8807 15.5
  Agree 113 22.2 1455 22.5 8497 24.9 155 31.5 1284 28.7 6621 28.9 268 26.8 2739 25.0 15118 26.5
  No opinion 152 29.9 2058 31.9 10479 30.7 122 24.8 1165 26.0 5609 24.5 274 27.4 3223 29.5 16088 28.2
  Disagree 121 23.8 1599 24.8 7662 22.5 89 18.1 984 22.0 4812 21.0 210 21.0 2583 23.6 12474 21.9
  Strongly Disagree 35 6.9 548 8.5 2602 7.6 31 6.3 388 8.7 1912 8.3 66 6.6 936 8.6 4514 7.9
  Total 509 100.0 6455 100.0 34082 100.0 492 100.0 4481 100.0 22919 100.0 1001 100.0 10936 100.0 57001 100.0
18g. An advisor helped me identify the courses I needed to take during my first semester/quarter Strongly Agree 153 30.0 1686 26.1 10302 30.2 124 25.2 992 22.1 6005 26.2 277 27.6 2678 24.5 16307 28.6
  Agree 241 47.3 2892 44.8 15660 45.9 231 46.9 1876 41.8 9877 43.1 472 47.1 4768 43.6 25537 44.8
  No opinion 60 11.8 963 14.9 4261 12.5 55 11.2 760 16.9 3134 13.7 115 11.5 1723 15.7 7395 13.0
  Disagree 39 7.6 628 9.7 2663 7.8 59 12.0 584 13.0 2679 11.7 98 9.8 1212 11.1 5342 9.4
  Strongly Disagree 17 3.3 285 4.4 1209 3.5 24 4.9 274 6.1 1236 5.4 41 4.1 559 5.1 2445 4.3
  Total 510 100.0 6454 100.0 34095 100.0 493 100.0 4486 100.0 22931 100.0 1003 100.0 10940 100.0 57026 100.0
18h. A college staff member talked with me about my commitments outside of school to help in figuring out how many courses to take Strongly Agree 40 7.8 517 8.0 3143 9.2 32 6.5 312 7.0 2113 9.2 72 7.2 829 7.6 5256 9.2
  Agree 85 16.7 1014 15.7 6221 18.2 89 18.1 768 17.1 4183 18.2 174 17.4 1782 16.3 10404 18.2
  No opinion 162 31.8 1872 29.0 9218 27.0 122 24.8 1241 27.7 5926 25.8 284 28.3 3113 28.5 15144 26.5
  Disagree 153 30.0 2117 32.8 10741 31.5 173 35.2 1434 32.0 7146 31.2 326 32.5 3551 32.5 17887 31.4
  Strongly Disagree 70 13.7 936 14.5 4797 14.1 76 15.4 726 16.2 3567 15.6 146 14.6 1662 15.2 8364 14.7
  Total 510 100.0 6456 100.0 34120 100.0 492 100.0 4481 100.0 22935 100.0 1002 100.0 10937 100.0 57055 100.0
18i. The college provided me with adequate information about financial assistance Strongly Agree 61 12.0 874 13.5 5598 16.4 51 10.3 557 12.4 3859 16.8 112 11.2 1431 13.1 9457 16.6
  Agree 132 26.0 2010 31.1 11445 33.6 136 27.5 1385 30.9 7516 32.8 268 26.7 3395 31.1 18961 33.3
  No opinion 140 27.6 1686 26.1 8034 23.6 131 26.5 1118 25.0 5011 21.9 271 27.0 2804 25.7 13045 22.9
  Disagree 119 23.4 1307 20.2 6124 18.0 113 22.9 930 20.8 4296 18.7 232 23.2 2237 20.5 10420 18.3
  Strongly Disagree 56 11.0 578 9.0 2894 8.5 63 12.8 486 10.9 2248 9.8 119 11.9 1064 9.7 5142 9.0
  Total 508 100.0 6455 100.0 34095 100.0 494 100.0 4476 100.0 22930 100.0 1002 100.0 10931 100.0 57025 100.0



SENSE 2008 Frequency Distributions For All Students - Entering/Returning Students
Austin Community College

  Entering Students Returning Students All Students
  Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges
  Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col %
18j. A college staff member helped me determine whether I qualified for financial assistance Strongly Agree 44 8.7 624 9.7 4273 12.5 41 8.3 442 9.9 3167 13.8 85 8.5 1066 9.8 7440 13.1
  Agree 79 15.6 1188 18.4 7621 22.4 90 18.3 944 21.1 5500 24.0 169 16.9 2132 19.5 13121 23.0
  No opinion 172 34.0 2019 31.3 9797 28.8 151 30.7 1291 28.9 5850 25.5 323 32.4 3310 30.3 15647 27.5
  Disagree 142 28.1 1768 27.4 8509 25.0 132 26.8 1165 26.0 5536 24.2 274 27.5 2933 26.9 14045 24.7
  Strongly Disagree 69 13.6 847 13.1 3869 11.4 78 15.9 632 14.1 2853 12.5 147 14.7 1479 13.5 6722 11.8
  Total 506 100.0 6446 100.0 34069 100.0 492 100.0 4474 100.0 22906 100.0 998 100.0 10920 100.0 56975 100.0
18k. Instructors had activities to introduce students to one another Strongly Agree 61 12.0 1121 17.4 6340 18.6 64 13.0 835 18.6 4544 19.8 125 12.5 1956 17.9 10884 19.1
  Agree 150 29.5 2471 38.3 13199 38.7 168 34.1 1896 42.3 9541 41.6 318 31.7 4367 39.9 22740 39.9
  No opinion 128 25.1 1234 19.1 6549 19.2 93 18.9 799 17.8 4119 18.0 221 22.1 2033 18.6 10668 18.7
  Disagree 128 25.1 1145 17.7 5693 16.7 116 23.5 670 14.9 3361 14.7 244 24.4 1815 16.6 9054 15.9
  Strongly Disagree 42 8.3 481 7.5 2310 6.8 52 10.5 283 6.3 1365 6.0 94 9.4 764 7.0 3675 6.4
  Total 509 100.0 6452 100.0 34091 100.0 493 100.0 4483 100.0 22930 100.0 1002 100.0 10935 100.0 57021 100.0
18l. Instructors clearly explained academic and student support services available at this college Strongly Agree 115 22.6 1492 23.2 8356 24.5 94 19.0 1021 22.8 5354 23.4 209 20.8 2513 23.0 13710 24.1
  Agree 228 44.8 3027 47.0 16165 47.5 250 50.6 2219 49.5 11092 48.4 478 47.7 5246 48.0 27257 47.9
  No opinion 97 19.1 1146 17.8 5550 16.3 73 14.8 682 15.2 3512 15.3 170 16.9 1828 16.7 9062 15.9
  Disagree 52 10.2 608 9.4 3082 9.1 60 12.1 450 10.0 2274 9.9 112 11.2 1058 9.7 5356 9.4
  Strongly Disagree 17 3.3 165 2.6 884 2.6 17 3.4 110 2.5 670 2.9 34 3.4 275 2.5 1554 2.7
  Total 509 100.0 6438 100.0 34037 100.0 494 100.0 4482 100.0 22902 100.0 1003 100.0 10920 100.0 56939 100.0
18m. Instructors clearly explained course grading policies Strongly Agree 191 37.7 2422 37.6 13154 38.7 191 38.7 1697 37.9 8775 38.4 382 38.2 4119 37.7 21929 38.5
  Agree 265 52.3 3377 52.5 17657 51.9 268 54.4 2439 54.5 12418 54.3 533 53.3 5816 53.3 30075 52.9
  No opinion 38 7.5 454 7.1 2179 6.4 15 3.0 222 5.0 1100 4.8 53 5.3 676 6.2 3279 5.8
  Disagree 9 1.8 152 2.4 826 2.4 12 2.4 86 1.9 417 1.8 21 2.1 238 2.2 1243 2.2
  Strongly Disagree 4 0.8 33 0.5 215 0.6 7 1.4 31 0.7 161 0.7 11 1.1 64 0.6 376 0.7
  Total 507 100.0 6438 100.0 34031 100.0 493 100.0 4475 100.0 22871 100.0 1000 100.0 10913 100.0 56902 100.0



SENSE 2008 Frequency Distributions For All Students - Entering/Returning Students
Austin Community College

  Entering Students Returning Students All Students
  Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges
  Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col %
18n. Instructors clearly explained course syllabi Strongly Agree 218 43.0 2816 43.7 14797 43.5 220 44.8 1908 42.7 9739 42.6 438 43.9 4724 43.3 24536 43.1
  Agree 251 49.5 3161 49.0 16690 49.0 249 50.7 2271 50.8 11777 51.5 500 50.1 5432 49.8 28467 50.0
  No opinion 27 5.3 355 5.5 1857 5.5 14 2.9 200 4.5 955 4.2 41 4.1 555 5.1 2812 4.9
  Disagree 11 2.2 92 1.4 553 1.6 3 0.6 64 1.4 312 1.4 14 1.4 156 1.4 865 1.5
  Strongly Disagree 0 0 24 0.4 149 0.4 5 1.0 25 0.6 99 0.4 5 0.5 49 0.4 248 0.4
  Total 507 100.0 6448 100.0 34046 100.0 491 100.0 4468 100.0 22882 100.0 998 100.0 10916 100.0 56928 100.0
18o. I knew how to get in touch with my instructors outside of class Strongly Agree 207 40.7 2737 42.4 14495 42.5 222 45.0 1866 41.6 9437 41.1 429 42.8 4603 42.1 23932 41.9
  Agree 258 50.7 3103 48.1 16411 48.1 231 46.9 2258 50.3 11575 50.5 489 48.8 5361 49.0 27986 49.1
  No opinion 36 7.1 416 6.4 2101 6.2 28 5.7 230 5.1 1244 5.4 64 6.4 646 5.9 3345 5.9
  Disagree 7 1.4 149 2.3 873 2.6 11 2.2 102 2.3 514 2.2 18 1.8 251 2.3 1387 2.4
  Strongly Disagree 1 0.2 51 0.8 236 0.7 1 0.2 32 0.7 164 0.7 2 0.2 83 0.8 400 0.7
  Total 509 100.0 6456 100.0 34116 100.0 493 100.0 4488 100.0 22934 100.0 1002 100.0 10944 100.0 57050 100.0
18p. At least one college staff member (other than an instructor) learned my name Strongly Agree 88 17.4 1114 17.3 6810 20.0 82 16.6 909 20.3 5587 24.4 170 17.0 2023 18.5 12397 21.7
  Agree 106 21.0 1470 22.8 8493 24.9 107 21.7 1132 25.3 6496 28.3 213 21.3 2602 23.8 14989 26.3
  No opinion 124 24.6 1240 19.2 6421 18.8 91 18.5 762 17.0 3435 15.0 215 21.5 2002 18.3 9856 17.3
  Disagree 123 24.4 1545 24.0 7541 22.1 123 24.9 992 22.1 4473 19.5 246 24.6 2537 23.2 12014 21.1
  Strongly Disagree 64 12.7 1076 16.7 4829 14.2 90 18.3 686 15.3 2932 12.8 154 15.4 1762 16.1 7761 13.6
  Total 505 100.0 6445 100.0 34094 100.0 493 100.0 4481 100.0 22923 100.0 998 100.0 10926 100.0 57017 100.0
18q. At least one other student whom I did not previously know learned my name Strongly Agree 186 36.5 2605 40.4 14183 41.6 170 34.6 1741 38.9 9521 41.5 356 35.6 4346 39.8 23704 41.6
  Agree 211 41.5 2880 44.6 15006 44.0 229 46.5 2092 46.7 10558 46.1 440 44.0 4972 45.5 25564 44.8
  No opinion 63 12.4 535 8.3 2760 8.1 51 10.4 371 8.3 1643 7.2 114 11.4 906 8.3 4403 7.7
  Disagree 38 7.5 291 4.5 1443 4.2 32 6.5 186 4.2 790 3.4 70 7.0 477 4.4 2233 3.9
  Strongly Disagree 11 2.2 141 2.2 698 2.0 10 2.0 87 1.9 404 1.8 21 2.1 228 2.1 1102 1.9
  Total 509 100.0 6452 100.0 34090 100.0 492 100.0 4477 100.0 22916 100.0 1001 100.0 10929 100.0 57006 100.0



SENSE 2008 Frequency Distributions For All Students - Entering/Returning Students
Austin Community College

  Entering Students Returning Students All Students
  Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges
  Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col %
18r. At least one instructor learned my name Strongly Agree 199 39.4 2749 42.7 15045 44.2 211 42.8 2005 44.8 10686 46.7 410 41.1 4754 43.6 25731 45.2
  Agree 222 44.0 2849 44.3 15080 44.3 229 46.5 2096 46.8 10550 46.1 451 45.2 4945 45.3 25630 45.0
  No opinion 52 10.3 510 7.9 2274 6.7 31 6.3 232 5.2 1032 4.5 83 8.3 742 6.8 3306 5.8
  Disagree 23 4.6 229 3.6 1139 3.3 17 3.4 106 2.4 419 1.8 40 4.0 335 3.1 1558 2.7
  Strongly Disagree 9 1.8 97 1.5 477 1.4 5 1.0 37 0.8 208 0.9 14 1.4 134 1.2 685 1.2
  Total 505 100.0 6434 100.0 34015 100.0 493 100.0 4476 100.0 22895 100.0 998 100.0 10910 100.0 56910 100.0
18s. I learned the name of at least one other student in most of my classes Strongly Agree 202 39.6 2823 43.7 15601 45.7 207 42.2 1967 43.9 10551 46.0 409 40.9 4790 43.8 26152 45.9
  Agree 219 42.9 2817 43.6 14728 43.2 207 42.2 2000 44.6 10180 44.4 426 42.6 4817 44.0 24908 43.7
  No opinion 42 8.2 388 6.0 1974 5.8 38 7.7 278 6.2 1227 5.4 80 8.0 666 6.1 3201 5.6
  Disagree 36 7.1 312 4.8 1308 3.8 29 5.9 179 4.0 686 3.0 65 6.5 491 4.5 1994 3.5
  Strongly Disagree 11 2.2 115 1.8 497 1.5 10 2.0 59 1.3 283 1.2 21 2.1 174 1.6 780 1.4
  Total 510 100.0 6455 100.0 34108 100.0 491 100.0 4483 100.0 22927 100.0 1001 100.0 10938 100.0 57035 100.0
19a. Frequency: Asked questions in class or contribute to class discussions during the first three weeks of your first SEMESTER/QUARTER Never 53 10.4 479 7.4 2463 7.2 26 5.3 260 5.8 1317 5.7 79 7.9 739 6.7 3780 6.6
  Once 118 23.1 1417 21.8 7069 20.6 99 20.0 915 20.3 4209 18.2 217 21.6 2332 21.2 11278 19.6
  Two or three times 219 42.9 2985 46.0 15872 46.3 235 47.5 2129 47.2 10727 46.4 454 45.1 5114 46.5 26599 46.3
  Four or more times 121 23.7 1607 24.8 8882 25.9 135 27.3 1204 26.7 6857 29.7 256 25.4 2811 25.6 15739 27.4
  Total 511 100.0 6488 100.0 34286 100.0 495 100.0 4508 100.0 23110 100.0 1006 100.0 10996 100.0 57396 100.0
19b. Frequency: Prepared at least two drafts of a paper or assignment before turning it in during the first three weeks of your first SEMESTER/QUARTER Never 159 31.2 1795 27.7 9488 27.8 129 26.1 1009 22.5 4874 21.2 288 28.7 2804 25.6 14362 25.1
  Once 202 39.7 2364 36.5 12029 35.2 139 28.1 1334 29.7 6499 28.2 341 34.0 3698 33.7 18528 32.4
  Two or three times 128 25.1 1868 28.9 10117 29.6 175 35.4 1572 35.0 8409 36.5 303 30.2 3440 31.4 18526 32.4
  Four or more times 20 3.9 444 6.9 2518 7.4 51 10.3 576 12.8 3243 14.1 71 7.1 1020 9.3 5761 10.1
  Total 509 100.0 6471 100.0 34152 100.0 494 100.0 4491 100.0 23025 100.0 1003 100.0 10962 100.0 57177 100.0



SENSE 2008 Frequency Distributions For All Students - Entering/Returning Students
Austin Community College

  Entering Students Returning Students All Students
  Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges
  Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col %
19c. Frequency: Turned in an assignment late during the first three weeks of your first SEMESTER/QUARTER Never 324 63.7 4418 68.5 23191 68.0 242 49.1 2245 50.1 12186 53.2 566 56.5 6663 61.0 35377 62.0
  Once 137 26.9 1588 24.6 8487 24.9 170 34.5 1468 32.8 7078 30.9 307 30.6 3056 28.0 15565 27.3
  Two or three times 44 8.6 399 6.2 2124 6.2 73 14.8 665 14.8 3221 14.1 117 11.7 1064 9.7 5345 9.4
  Four or more times 4 0.8 46 0.7 304 0.9 8 1.6 101 2.3 438 1.9 12 1.2 147 1.3 742 1.3
  Total 509 100.0 6451 100.0 34106 100.0 493 100.0 4479 100.0 22923 100.0 1002 100.0 10930 100.0 57029 100.0
19d. Frequency: Did not turn in an assignment during the first three weeks of your first SEMESTER/QUARTER Never 381 75.7 4610 71.7 25410 74.7 324 66.4 2870 64.4 15778 69.0 705 71.1 7480 68.7 41188 72.4
  Once 96 19.1 1340 20.8 6319 18.6 105 21.5 1027 23.0 4708 20.6 201 20.3 2367 21.7 11027 19.4
  Two or three times 18 3.6 379 5.9 1837 5.4 51 10.5 448 10.0 1909 8.4 69 7.0 827 7.6 3746 6.6
  Four or more times 8 1.6 102 1.6 460 1.4 8 1.6 114 2.6 461 2.0 16 1.6 216 2.0 921 1.6
  Total 503 100.0 6431 100.0 34026 100.0 488 100.0 4459 100.0 22856 100.0 991 100.0 10890 100.0 56882 100.0
19e. Frequency: Participated in supplemental instruction during the first three weeks of your first SEMESTER/QUARTER Never 345 67.8 4762 73.6 24895 72.7 254 51.3 2514 55.9 13046 56.6 599 59.7 7276 66.3 37941 66.2
  Once 77 15.1 892 13.8 4855 14.2 88 17.8 855 19.0 4173 18.1 165 16.4 1747 15.9 9028 15.8
  Two or three times 64 12.6 589 9.1 3198 9.3 97 19.6 782 17.4 3957 17.2 161 16.0 1371 12.5 7155 12.5
  Four or more times 23 4.5 231 3.6 1281 3.7 56 11.3 347 7.7 1866 8.1 79 7.9 578 5.3 3147 5.5
  Total 509 100.0 6474 100.0 34229 100.0 495 100.0 4498 100.0 23042 100.0 1004 100.0 10972 100.0 57271 100.0
19f. Frequency: Came to class without completing readings or assignments during the first three weeks of your first SEMESTER/QUARTER Never 222 43.5 3100 47.9 17985 52.6 167 33.9 1742 38.9 10007 43.5 389 38.8 4842 44.2 27992 48.9
  Once 190 37.3 2084 32.2 10493 30.7 163 33.1 1419 31.7 7046 30.6 353 35.2 3503 32.0 17539 30.7
  Two or three times 81 15.9 1051 16.2 4622 13.5 130 26.4 1043 23.3 4741 20.6 211 21.1 2094 19.1 9363 16.4
  Four or more times 17 3.3 241 3.7 1102 3.2 32 6.5 278 6.2 1219 5.3 49 4.9 519 4.7 2321 4.1
  Total 510 100.0 6476 100.0 34202 100.0 492 100.0 4482 100.0 23013 100.0 1002 100.0 10958 100.0 57215 100.0



SENSE 2008 Frequency Distributions For All Students - Entering/Returning Students
Austin Community College

  Entering Students Returning Students All Students
  Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges
  Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col %
19g. Frequency: Worked with other students on a project or assignment during class during the first three weeks of your first SEMESTER/QUARTER Never 148 29.1 1433 22.1 7356 21.5 135 27.3 700 15.6 3460 15.0 283 28.2 2133 19.5 10816 18.9
  Once 165 32.4 1681 26.0 8591 25.1 120 24.3 1083 24.1 5363 23.3 285 28.4 2764 25.2 13954 24.4
  Two or three times 154 30.3 2469 38.1 13252 38.8 179 36.2 1901 42.3 9831 42.7 333 33.2 4370 39.9 23083 40.3
  Four or more times 42 8.3 890 13.7 4986 14.6 60 12.1 807 18.0 4385 19.0 102 10.2 1697 15.5 9371 16.4
  Total 509 100.0 6473 100.0 34185 100.0 494 100.0 4491 100.0 23039 100.0 1003 100.0 10964 100.0 57224 100.0
19h. Frequency: Worked with classmates outside of class on class projects or assignments during the first three weeks of your first SEMESTER/QUARTER Never 362 71.4 4584 71.1 23401 68.7 255 51.7 2146 47.9 11421 49.8 617 61.7 6730 61.6 34822 61.1
  Once 72 14.2 989 15.3 5409 15.9 98 19.9 1049 23.4 4931 21.5 170 17.0 2038 18.7 10340 18.1
  Two or three times 56 11.0 643 10.0 3812 11.2 105 21.3 949 21.2 4693 20.5 161 16.1 1592 14.6 8505 14.9
  Four or more times 17 3.4 233 3.6 1458 4.3 35 7.1 334 7.5 1896 8.3 52 5.2 567 5.2 3354 5.9
  Total 507 100.0 6449 100.0 34080 100.0 493 100.0 4478 100.0 22941 100.0 1000 100.0 10927 100.0 57021 100.0
19i. Frequency: Participated in a required study group outside of class during the first three weeks of your first SEMESTER/QUARTER Never 442 87.4 5537 85.6 29128 85.2 358 72.3 3041 67.9 15893 69.1 800 79.9 8578 78.3 45021 78.7
  Once 32 6.3 516 8.0 2709 7.9 64 12.9 691 15.4 3366 14.6 96 9.6 1207 11.0 6075 10.6
  Two or three times 26 5.1 292 4.5 1602 4.7 49 9.9 551 12.3 2679 11.6 75 7.5 843 7.7 4281 7.5
  Four or more times 6 1.2 125 1.9 750 2.2 24 4.8 197 4.4 1063 4.6 30 3.0 322 2.9 1813 3.2
  Total 506 100.0 6470 100.0 34189 100.0 495 100.0 4480 100.0 23001 100.0 1001 100.0 10950 100.0 57190 100.0
19j. Frequency: Used an electronic tool to communicate with another student about course work during the first three weeks of your first SEMESTER/QUARTER Never 285 56.1 3170 48.9 16773 49.0 230 46.5 1705 37.9 8959 38.8 515 51.3 4875 44.4 25732 44.9
  Once 84 16.5 1269 19.6 6257 18.3 82 16.6 831 18.5 3906 16.9 166 16.6 2100 19.1 10163 17.7
  Two or three times 81 15.9 1159 17.9 6004 17.5 121 24.4 1116 24.8 5327 23.1 202 20.1 2275 20.7 11331 19.8
  Four or more times 58 11.4 886 13.7 5230 15.3 62 12.5 843 18.8 4890 21.2 120 12.0 1729 15.7 10120 17.6
  Total 508 100.0 6484 100.0 34264 100.0 495 100.0 4495 100.0 23082 100.0 1003 100.0 10979 100.0 57346 100.0



SENSE 2008 Frequency Distributions For All Students - Entering/Returning Students
Austin Community College

  Entering Students Returning Students All Students
  Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges
  Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col %
19k. Frequency: Used an electronic tool to communicate with an instructor about course work during the first three weeks of your first SEMESTER/QUARTER Never 232 45.8 3044 47.1 15037 44.0 163 33.2 1326 29.5 6719 29.2 395 39.6 4370 39.9 21756 38.0
  Once 128 25.3 1607 24.9 8087 23.7 96 19.6 1030 22.9 5018 21.8 224 22.5 2637 24.1 13105 22.9
  Two or three times 89 17.6 1212 18.8 7144 20.9 158 32.2 1376 30.6 6759 29.4 247 24.8 2588 23.6 13903 24.3
  Four or more times 57 11.3 601 9.3 3919 11.5 74 15.1 760 16.9 4529 19.7 131 13.1 1361 12.4 8448 14.8
  Total 506 100.0 6464 100.0 34187 100.0 491 100.0 4492 100.0 23025 100.0 997 100.0 10956 100.0 57212 100.0
19l. Frequency: Discussed an assignment or grade with an instructor during the first three weeks of your first SEMESTER/QUARTER Never 175 34.6 2609 40.4 12409 36.3 92 18.5 854 19.0 4120 17.9 267 26.6 3463 31.7 16529 28.9
  Once 179 35.4 2227 34.5 11833 34.6 155 31.2 1566 34.9 7359 32.0 334 33.3 3793 34.7 19192 33.6
  Two or three times 120 23.7 1319 20.4 8004 23.4 183 36.8 1494 33.3 8256 35.9 303 30.2 2813 25.7 16260 28.4
  Four or more times 32 6.3 301 4.7 1921 5.6 67 13.5 570 12.7 3273 14.2 99 9.9 871 8.0 5194 9.1
  Total 506 100.0 6456 100.0 34167 100.0 497 100.0 4484 100.0 23008 100.0 1003 100.0 10940 100.0 57175 100.0
19m. Frequency: Asked for help from an instructor regarding questions or problems related to a class during the first three weeks of your first SEMESTER/QUARTER Never 133 26.3 1909 29.5 9241 27.0 94 19.0 746 16.6 3488 15.1 227 22.7 2655 24.2 12729 22.2
  Once 177 35.0 2126 32.9 10763 31.5 116 23.5 1221 27.2 5880 25.5 293 29.3 3347 30.5 16643 29.1
  Two or three times 143 28.3 1878 29.0 10767 31.5 196 39.7 1793 39.9 9345 40.6 339 33.9 3671 33.5 20112 35.1
  Four or more times 53 10.5 553 8.6 3427 10.0 88 17.8 733 16.3 4313 18.7 141 14.1 1286 11.7 7740 13.5
  Total 506 100.0 6466 100.0 34198 100.0 494 100.0 4493 100.0 23026 100.0 1000 100.0 10959 100.0 57224 100.0
19n. Frequency: Discussed ideas from readings or classes with instructors outside of class during the first three weeks of your first SEMESTER/QUARTER Never 351 69.8 4576 71.0 24027 70.5 260 52.6 2399 53.6 12126 52.8 611 61.3 6975 63.9 36153 63.4
  Once 99 19.7 1117 17.3 5910 17.3 106 21.5 1013 22.7 5147 22.4 205 20.6 2130 19.5 11057 19.4
  Two or three times 39 7.8 578 9.0 3160 9.3 89 18.0 785 17.6 4134 18.0 128 12.8 1363 12.5 7294 12.8
  Four or more times 14 2.8 172 2.7 995 2.9 39 7.9 275 6.1 1557 6.8 53 5.3 447 4.1 2552 4.5
  Total 503 100.0 6443 100.0 34092 100.0 494 100.0 4472 100.0 22964 100.0 997 100.0 10915 100.0 57056 100.0



SENSE 2008 Frequency Distributions For All Students - Entering/Returning Students
Austin Community College

  Entering Students Returning Students All Students
  Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges
  Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col %
19o. Frequency: Received prompt written or oral feedback from instructors on your performance during the first three weeks of your first SEMESTER/QUARTER Never 153 30.1 2068 32.0 10577 30.9 90 18.1 868 19.3 4088 17.8 243 24.2 2936 26.8 14665 25.6
  Once 162 31.8 1994 30.8 10069 29.4 126 25.4 1189 26.4 5741 24.9 288 28.6 3183 29.0 15810 27.6
  Two or three times 145 28.5 1830 28.3 10190 29.8 194 39.0 1671 37.2 8879 38.6 339 33.7 3501 31.9 19069 33.3
  Four or more times 49 9.6 577 8.9 3372 9.9 87 17.5 768 17.1 4322 18.8 136 13.5 1345 12.3 7694 13.4
  Total 509 100.0 6469 100.0 34208 100.0 497 100.0 4496 100.0 23030 100.0 1006 100.0 10965 100.0 57238 100.0
19p. Frequency: Discussed ideas from your readings or classes with others outside of class during the first three weeks of your first SEMESTER/QUARTER Never 187 37.0 2382 37.0 11957 35.1 118 23.7 1165 26.1 5790 25.4 305 30.4 3547 32.5 17747 31.2
  Once 103 20.4 1438 22.3 7448 21.9 104 20.9 1008 22.6 4660 20.4 207 20.7 2446 22.4 12108 21.3
  Two or three times 142 28.1 1697 26.4 9217 27.1 153 30.8 1422 31.8 7393 32.4 295 29.4 3119 28.6 16610 29.2
  Four or more times 73 14.5 920 14.3 5398 15.9 122 24.5 875 19.6 4986 21.8 195 19.5 1795 16.5 10384 18.3
  Total 505 100.0 6437 100.0 34020 100.0 497 100.0 4470 100.0 22829 100.0 1002 100.0 10907 100.0 56849 100.0
19q. Frequency: Skipped class during the first three weeks of your first SEMESTER/QUARTER Never 334 65.7 4302 66.5 24266 70.9 243 49.4 2227 49.7 12585 54.8 577 57.7 6529 59.6 36851 64.4
  Once 114 22.4 1373 21.2 6719 19.6 144 29.3 1126 25.1 5480 23.8 258 25.8 2499 22.8 12199 21.3
  Two or three times 53 10.4 657 10.2 2688 7.9 83 16.9 821 18.3 3694 16.1 136 13.6 1478 13.5 6382 11.2
  Four or more times 7 1.4 133 2.1 531 1.6 22 4.5 308 6.9 1224 5.3 29 2.9 441 4.0 1755 3.1
  Total 508 100.0 6465 100.0 34204 100.0 492 100.0 4482 100.0 22983 100.0 1000 100.0 10947 100.0 57187 100.0
20a1. Academic advising/planning Yes 405 80.7 4630 72.2 24198 71.1 438 89.0 3514 78.7 17707 77.3 843 84.8 8144 74.8 41905 73.6
  No 97 19.3 1787 27.8 9838 28.9 54 11.0 950 21.3 5192 22.7 151 15.2 2737 25.2 15030 26.4
  Total 502 100.0 6417 100.0 34036 100.0 492 100.0 4464 100.0 22899 100.0 994 100.0 10881 100.0 56935 100.0
20a2. Frequency: Used Academic advising/planning Never 133 27.4 2944 47.6 15057 46.1 85 17.6 1393 32.3 7324 33.2 218 22.5 4337 41.3 22381 40.9
  Once 209 43.1 2288 37.0 11938 36.5 161 33.3 1415 32.9 7015 31.8 370 38.2 3703 35.3 18953 34.6
  Two or three times 124 25.6 825 13.3 4928 15.1 197 40.8 1218 28.3 6201 28.1 321 33.2 2043 19.5 11129 20.3
  Four or more times 19 3.9 133 2.1 744 2.3 40 8.3 281 6.5 1508 6.8 59 6.1 414 3.9 2252 4.1
  Total 485 100.0 6190 100.0 32667 100.0 483 100.0 4307 100.0 22048 100.0 968 100.0 10497 100.0 54715 100.0



SENSE 2008 Frequency Distributions For All Students - Entering/Returning Students
Austin Community College

  Entering Students Returning Students All Students
  Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges
  Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col %
20a3. Satisfaction: Academic advising/planning Very 138 28.6 1191 19.6 7199 22.4 151 31.4 1062 25.2 5933 27.4 289 30.0 2253 21.9 13132 24.4
  Somewhat 176 36.4 1814 29.8 9477 29.5 198 41.2 1527 36.2 7390 34.1 374 38.8 3341 32.4 16867 31.4
  Not at all 38 7.9 299 4.9 1494 4.7 46 9.6 319 7.6 1635 7.6 84 8.7 618 6.0 3129 5.8
  Not applicable 131 27.1 2775 45.6 13935 43.4 86 17.9 1311 31.1 6685 30.9 217 22.5 4086 39.7 20620 38.4
  Total 483 100.0 6079 100.0 32105 100.0 481 100.0 4219 100.0 21643 100.0 964 100.0 10298 100.0 53748 100.0
20b1. Career Counseling Yes 228 45.7 3505 54.8 15601 46.0 272 55.4 2557 57.5 11446 50.1 500 50.5 6062 55.9 27047 47.6
  No 271 54.3 2896 45.2 18348 54.0 219 44.6 1889 42.5 11379 49.9 490 49.5 4785 44.1 29727 52.4
  Total 499 100.0 6401 100.0 33949 100.0 491 100.0 4446 100.0 22825 100.0 990 100.0 10847 100.0 56774 100.0
20b2. Frequency: Used Career Counseling Never 368 76.7 4893 79.9 26850 83.4 316 66.8 2882 67.9 16043 73.9 684 71.8 7775 75.0 42893 79.6
  Once 84 17.5 946 15.4 3996 12.4 81 17.1 786 18.5 3354 15.5 165 17.3 1732 16.7 7350 13.6
  Two or three times 23 4.8 249 4.1 1114 3.5 61 12.9 466 11.0 1826 8.4 84 8.8 715 6.9 2940 5.5
  Four or more times 5 1.0 35 0.6 224 0.7 15 3.2 113 2.7 479 2.2 20 2.1 148 1.4 703 1.3
  Total 480 100.0 6123 100.0 32184 100.0 473 100.0 4247 100.0 21702 100.0 953 100.0 10370 100.0 53886 100.0
20b3. Satisfaction: Career Counseling Very 53 11.3 527 8.8 2652 8.4 72 15.4 589 14.2 2588 12.3 125 13.3 1116 11.0 5240 10.0
  Somewhat 56 11.9 661 11.1 2869 9.1 72 15.4 638 15.4 2688 12.7 128 13.7 1299 12.9 5557 10.6
  Not at all 21 4.5 226 3.8 1217 3.9 24 5.1 245 5.9 1184 5.6 45 4.8 471 4.7 2401 4.6
  Not applicable 340 72.3 4545 76.3 24712 78.6 299 64.0 2674 64.5 14637 69.4 639 68.2 7219 71.4 39349 74.9
  Total 470 100.0 5959 100.0 31450 100.0 467 100.0 4146 100.0 21097 100.0 937 100.0 10105 100.0 52547 100.0
20c1. Job Placement assistance Yes 108 21.6 2419 37.9 11887 35.1 122 25.1 1544 34.8 7939 34.9 230 23.3 3963 36.6 19826 35.0
  No 391 78.4 3966 62.1 21998 64.9 365 74.9 2896 65.2 14833 65.1 756 76.7 6862 63.4 36831 65.0
  Total 499 100.0 6385 100.0 33885 100.0 487 100.0 4440 100.0 22772 100.0 986 100.0 10825 100.0 56657 100.0
20c2. Frequency: Used Job placement assistance Never 447 95.7 5644 93.5 29963 94.1 448 97.8 3821 91.7 19669 92.0 895 96.8 9465 92.8 49632 93.3
  Once 14 3.0 281 4.7 1326 4.2 6 1.3 210 5.0 1110 5.2 20 2.2 491 4.8 2436 4.6
  Two or three times 3 0.6 84 1.4 410 1.3 3 0.7 98 2.4 439 2.1 6 0.6 182 1.8 849 1.6
  Four or more times 3 0.6 30 0.5 148 0.5 1 0.2 36 0.9 158 0.7 4 0.4 66 0.6 306 0.6
  Total 467 100.0 6039 100.0 31847 100.0 458 100.0 4165 100.0 21376 100.0 925 100.0 10204 100.0 53223 100.0



SENSE 2008 Frequency Distributions For All Students - Entering/Returning Students
Austin Community College

  Entering Students Returning Students All Students
  Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges
  Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col %
20c3. Satisfaction: Job placement assistance Very 11 2.4 197 3.3 1093 3.5 8 1.8 182 4.5 885 4.2 19 2.1 379 3.8 1978 3.8
  Somewhat 8 1.7 237 4.0 1280 4.1 10 2.2 185 4.6 970 4.7 18 2.0 422 4.2 2250 4.3
  Not at all 18 3.9 207 3.5 1209 3.9 9 2.0 161 4.0 1100 5.3 27 3.0 368 3.7 2309 4.4
  Not applicable 425 92.0 5257 89.1 27582 88.5 424 94.0 3532 87.0 17869 85.8 849 93.0 8789 88.3 45451 87.4
  Total 462 100.0 5898 100.0 31164 100.0 451 100.0 4060 100.0 20824 100.0 913 100.0 9958 100.0 51988 100.0
20d1. Face-to-face tutoring Yes 357 71.8 4664 73.1 24825 73.2 397 81.5 3400 76.7 17807 78.2 754 76.6 8064 74.6 42632 75.2
  No 140 28.2 1718 26.9 9066 26.8 90 18.5 1032 23.3 4964 21.8 230 23.4 2750 25.4 14030 24.8
  Total 497 100.0 6382 100.0 33891 100.0 487 100.0 4432 100.0 22771 100.0 984 100.0 10814 100.0 56662 100.0
20d2. Frequency: Used Face-to-face tutoring Never 386 79.9 5284 85.6 28139 86.2 242 50.8 2697 63.1 14511 65.9 628 65.5 7981 76.4 42650 78.0
  Once 46 9.5 481 7.8 2459 7.5 68 14.3 559 13.1 2675 12.2 114 11.9 1040 10.0 5134 9.4
  Two or three times 26 5.4 251 4.1 1285 3.9 75 15.8 542 12.7 2631 12.0 101 10.5 793 7.6 3916 7.2
  Four or more times 25 5.2 159 2.6 765 2.3 91 19.1 476 11.1 2194 10.0 116 12.1 635 6.1 2959 5.4
  Total 483 100.0 6175 100.0 32648 100.0 476 100.0 4274 100.0 22011 100.0 959 100.0 10449 100.0 54659 100.0
20d3. Satisfaction: Face-to-face tutoring Very 72 15.2 596 10.0 3174 10.1 131 28.2 843 20.3 4243 20.0 203 21.6 1439 14.2 7417 14.1
  Somewhat 35 7.4 392 6.6 2019 6.4 88 19.0 630 15.2 2918 13.7 123 13.1 1022 10.1 4937 9.4
  Not at all 9 1.9 124 2.1 846 2.7 11 2.4 168 4.0 859 4.0 20 2.1 292 2.9 1705 3.2
  Not applicable 359 75.6 4860 81.4 25418 80.8 234 50.4 2509 60.5 13222 62.2 593 63.2 7369 72.8 38640 73.3
  Total 475 100.0 5972 100.0 31457 100.0 464 100.0 4150 100.0 21242 100.0 939 100.0 10122 100.0 52699 100.0
20e1. Online tutoring Yes 130 26.2 1729 27.1 10186 30.1 102 20.9 1011 22.8 5987 26.4 232 23.6 2740 25.3 16173 28.6
  No 366 73.8 4645 72.9 23622 69.9 387 79.1 3424 77.2 16728 73.6 753 76.4 8069 74.7 40350 71.4
  Total 496 100.0 6374 100.0 33808 100.0 489 100.0 4435 100.0 22715 100.0 985 100.0 10809 100.0 56523 100.0
20e2. Frequency: Used Online tutoring Never 439 92.8 5767 95.8 30181 95.0 423 93.0 3922 95.0 19880 93.5 862 92.9 9689 95.5 50061 94.4
  Once 20 4.2 138 2.3 819 2.6 18 4.0 94 2.3 649 3.1 38 4.1 232 2.3 1468 2.8
  Two or three times 8 1.7 66 1.1 452 1.4 11 2.4 75 1.8 471 2.2 19 2.0 141 1.4 923 1.7
  Four or more times 6 1.3 50 0.8 304 1.0 3 0.7 36 0.9 271 1.3 9 1.0 86 0.8 575 1.1
  Total 473 100.0 6021 100.0 31756 100.0 455 100.0 4127 100.0 21271 100.0 928 100.0 10148 100.0 53027 100.0



SENSE 2008 Frequency Distributions For All Students - Entering/Returning Students
Austin Community College

  Entering Students Returning Students All Students
  Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges
  Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col %
20e3. Satisfaction: Online tutoring Very 18 3.9 171 2.9 1103 3.6 10 2.2 105 2.6 796 3.9 28 3.1 276 2.8 1899 3.7
  Somewhat 20 4.3 177 3.0 1123 3.6 25 5.6 148 3.7 823 4.0 45 4.9 325 3.3 1946 3.8
  Not at all 15 3.2 130 2.2 899 2.9 10 2.2 118 2.9 812 3.9 25 2.7 248 2.5 1711 3.3
  Not applicable 410 88.6 5404 91.9 27931 89.9 402 89.9 3657 90.8 18232 88.2 812 89.2 9061 91.4 46163 89.3
  Total 463 100.0 5882 100.0 31056 100.0 447 100.0 4028 100.0 20663 100.0 910 100.0 9910 100.0 51719 100.0
20f1. Writing, math, or other skill lab Yes 348 70.4 4613 72.3 23062 68.2 374 76.8 3444 77.8 16632 73.1 722 73.6 8057 74.6 39694 70.2
  No 146 29.6 1768 27.7 10758 31.8 113 23.2 981 22.2 6108 26.9 259 26.4 2749 25.4 16866 29.8
  Total 494 100.0 6381 100.0 33820 100.0 487 100.0 4425 100.0 22740 100.0 981 100.0 10806 100.0 56560 100.0
20f2. Frequency: Used Writing, math, or other skill lab Never 346 71.6 4312 70.1 21803 67.3 278 58.3 2290 53.5 11760 53.8 624 65.0 6602 63.3 33563 61.9
  Once 66 13.7 785 12.8 3576 11.0 55 11.5 607 14.2 2678 12.3 121 12.6 1392 13.3 6254 11.5
  Two or three times 39 8.1 589 9.6 3148 9.7 76 15.9 695 16.2 3390 15.5 115 12.0 1284 12.3 6538 12.1
  Four or more times 32 6.6 466 7.6 3863 11.9 68 14.3 690 16.1 4019 18.4 100 10.4 1156 11.1 7882 14.5
  Total 483 100.0 6152 100.0 32390 100.0 477 100.0 4282 100.0 21847 100.0 960 100.0 10434 100.0 54237 100.0
20f3. Satisfaction: Writing, math, or other skill lab Very 75 16.2 951 16.0 5663 18.0 107 23.2 980 23.6 5098 24.1 182 19.7 1931 19.1 10761 20.4
  Somewhat 61 13.2 831 14.0 4703 15.0 76 16.5 881 21.2 4347 20.5 137 14.8 1712 16.9 9050 17.2
  Not at all 9 1.9 122 2.0 853 2.7 15 3.3 129 3.1 771 3.6 24 2.6 251 2.5 1624 3.1
  Not applicable 317 68.6 4051 68.0 20237 64.3 263 57.0 2167 52.1 10972 51.8 580 62.8 6218 61.5 31209 59.3
  Total 462 100.0 5955 100.0 31456 100.0 461 100.0 4157 100.0 21188 100.0 923 100.0 10112 100.0 52644 100.0
20g1. Financial assistance advising Yes 337 67.7 4531 71.2 24849 73.5 343 70.9 3036 68.5 16402 72.2 680 69.2 7567 70.1 41251 73.0
  No 161 32.3 1836 28.8 8951 26.5 141 29.1 1398 31.5 6327 27.8 302 30.8 3234 29.9 15278 27.0
  Total 498 100.0 6367 100.0 33800 100.0 484 100.0 4434 100.0 22729 100.0 982 100.0 10801 100.0 56529 100.0
20g2. Frequency: Used financial assistance advising Never 298 62.3 3919 63.9 18343 56.5 275 58.5 2476 58.5 11323 52.0 573 60.4 6395 61.7 29666 54.7
  Once 107 22.4 1262 20.6 8248 25.4 71 15.1 726 17.2 4276 19.6 178 18.8 1988 19.2 12524 23.1
  Two or three times 54 11.3 677 11.0 4204 13.0 94 20.0 707 16.7 4333 19.9 148 15.6 1384 13.3 8537 15.7
  Four or more times 19 4.0 278 4.5 1653 5.1 30 6.4 323 7.6 1837 8.4 49 5.2 601 5.8 3490 6.4
  Total 478 100.0 6136 100.0 32448 100.0 470 100.0 4232 100.0 21769 100.0 948 100.0 10368 100.0 54217 100.0



SENSE 2008 Frequency Distributions For All Students - Entering/Returning Students
Austin Community College

  Entering Students Returning Students All Students
  Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges
  Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col %
20g3. Satisfaction: Financial assistance advising Very 76 16.4 962 16.1 6565 20.8 89 19.5 802 19.6 5136 24.3 165 17.9 1764 17.5 11701 22.2
  Somewhat 76 16.4 920 15.4 5674 18.0 77 16.9 683 16.7 3941 18.6 153 16.6 1603 15.9 9615 18.2
  Not at all 33 7.1 406 6.8 2439 7.7 40 8.8 341 8.3 1785 8.4 73 7.9 747 7.4 4224 8.0
  Not applicable 279 60.1 3671 61.6 16873 53.5 250 54.8 2276 55.5 10280 48.6 529 57.5 5947 59.1 27153 51.5
  Total 464 100.0 5959 100.0 31551 100.0 456 100.0 4102 100.0 21142 100.0 920 100.0 10061 100.0 52693 100.0
20h1. Computer lab Yes 395 80.4 5339 83.7 28620 84.6 422 86.5 3890 87.8 20252 89.0 817 83.5 9229 85.4 48872 86.4
  No 96 19.6 1039 16.3 5218 15.4 66 13.5 539 12.2 2506 11.0 162 16.5 1578 14.6 7724 13.6
  Total 491 100.0 6378 100.0 33838 100.0 488 100.0 4429 100.0 22758 100.0 979 100.0 10807 100.0 56596 100.0
20h2. Frequency: Used computer lab Never 263 54.3 2929 47.3 14524 44.2 169 35.6 1215 28.2 5722 25.8 432 45.0 4144 39.5 20246 36.8
  Once 96 19.8 1032 16.7 5569 17.0 54 11.4 470 10.9 2383 10.8 150 15.6 1502 14.3 7952 14.5
  Two or three times 63 13.0 1102 17.8 5868 17.9 103 21.7 873 20.3 4616 20.8 166 17.3 1975 18.8 10484 19.1
  Four or more times 62 12.8 1131 18.3 6887 21.0 149 31.4 1749 40.6 9439 42.6 211 22.0 2880 27.4 16326 29.7
  Total 484 100.0 6194 100.0 32848 100.0 475 100.0 4307 100.0 22160 100.0 959 100.0 10501 100.0 55008 100.0
20h3. Satisfaction: Computer lab Very 132 28.5 2055 34.3 11924 37.4 214 45.9 2108 50.1 11121 51.6 346 37.2 4163 40.8 23045 43.1
  Somewhat 77 16.6 1048 17.5 5647 17.7 87 18.7 843 20.0 4534 21.0 164 17.7 1891 18.5 10181 19.1
  Not at all 8 1.7 115 1.9 703 2.2 8 1.7 85 2.0 469 2.2 16 1.7 200 2.0 1172 2.2
  Not applicable 246 53.1 2780 46.3 13576 42.6 157 33.7 1173 27.9 5433 25.2 403 43.4 3953 38.7 19009 35.6
  Total 463 100.0 5998 100.0 31850 100.0 466 100.0 4209 100.0 21557 100.0 929 100.0 10207 100.0 53407 100.0
20i1. Student organizations Yes 261 52.9 3625 56.9 18678 55.2 258 53.2 2410 54.4 12613 55.5 519 53.1 6035 55.9 31291 55.3
  No 232 47.1 2741 43.1 15160 44.8 227 46.8 2020 45.6 10127 44.5 459 46.9 4761 44.1 25287 44.7
  Total 493 100.0 6366 100.0 33838 100.0 485 100.0 4430 100.0 22740 100.0 978 100.0 10796 100.0 56578 100.0
20i2. Frequency: Used student organizations Never 421 88.3 5447 89.8 28603 89.1 405 89.2 3630 86.9 18599 86.4 826 88.7 9077 88.6 47202 88.0
  Once 36 7.5 354 5.8 1967 6.1 30 6.6 291 7.0 1440 6.7 66 7.1 645 6.3 3407 6.4
  Two or three times 10 2.1 149 2.5 886 2.8 12 2.6 152 3.6 837 3.9 22 2.4 301 2.9 1723 3.2
  Four or more times 10 2.1 117 1.9 631 2.0 7 1.5 106 2.5 656 3.0 17 1.8 223 2.2 1287 2.4
  Total 477 100.0 6067 100.0 32087 100.0 454 100.0 4179 100.0 21532 100.0 931 100.0 10246 100.0 53619 100.0



SENSE 2008 Frequency Distributions For All Students - Entering/Returning Students
Austin Community College

  Entering Students Returning Students All Students
  Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges
  Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col %
20i3. Satisfaction: Student organizations Very 32 6.9 365 6.2 2081 6.7 34 7.6 294 7.3 1617 7.8 66 7.3 659 6.6 3698 7.1
  Somewhat 30 6.5 335 5.7 1996 6.4 16 3.6 293 7.2 1562 7.5 46 5.1 628 6.3 3558 6.8
  Not at all 16 3.5 149 2.5 885 2.8 13 2.9 140 3.5 786 3.8 29 3.2 289 2.9 1671 3.2
  Not applicable 385 83.2 5045 85.6 26215 84.1 383 85.9 3320 82.0 16854 81.0 768 84.5 8365 84.1 43069 82.8
  Total 463 100.0 5894 100.0 31177 100.0 446 100.0 4047 100.0 20819 100.0 909 100.0 9941 100.0 51996 100.0
20j1. Transfer credit assistance Yes 230 46.3 3037 47.6 16525 48.8 235 48.4 2126 47.9 11323 49.7 465 47.3 5163 47.7 27848 49.1
  No 267 53.7 3343 52.4 17370 51.2 251 51.6 2315 52.1 11455 50.3 518 52.7 5658 52.3 28825 50.9
  Total 497 100.0 6380 100.0 33895 100.0 486 100.0 4441 100.0 22778 100.0 983 100.0 10821 100.0 56673 100.0
20j2. Frequency: Used transfer credit assistance Never 401 84.2 5324 87.8 28374 88.4 363 79.1 3454 82.7 17981 83.5 764 81.7 8778 85.7 46355 86.5
  Once 60 12.6 591 9.7 2923 9.1 74 16.1 496 11.9 2458 11.4 134 14.3 1087 10.6 5381 10.0
  Two or three times 11 2.3 121 2.0 582 1.8 18 3.9 170 4.1 799 3.7 29 3.1 291 2.8 1381 2.6
  Four or more times 4 0.8 31 0.5 203 0.6 4 0.9 57 1.4 290 1.3 8 0.9 88 0.9 493 0.9
  Total 476 100.0 6067 100.0 32082 100.0 459 100.0 4177 100.0 21528 100.0 935 100.0 10244 100.0 53610 100.0
20j3. Satisfaction: Transfer credit assistance Very 32 6.8 377 6.4 1971 6.3 37 8.2 321 7.9 1598 7.7 69 7.5 698 7.0 3569 6.8
  Somewhat 38 8.1 403 6.8 2195 7.0 55 12.2 374 9.2 1843 8.8 93 10.1 777 7.8 4038 7.7
  Not at all 15 3.2 188 3.2 1117 3.6 17 3.8 172 4.2 1076 5.2 32 3.5 360 3.6 2193 4.2
  Not applicable 383 81.8 4940 83.6 25945 83.1 341 75.8 3195 78.7 16362 78.4 724 78.9 8135 81.6 42307 81.2
  Total 468 100.0 5908 100.0 31228 100.0 450 100.0 4062 100.0 20879 100.0 918 100.0 9970 100.0 52107 100.0
20k1. Services to students with disabilities Yes 269 54.5 3010 47.2 17011 50.2 307 63.3 2342 52.8 12692 55.7 576 58.8 5352 49.5 29703 52.4
  No 225 45.5 3364 52.8 16873 49.8 178 36.7 2093 47.2 10077 44.3 403 41.2 5457 50.5 26950 47.6
  Total 494 100.0 6374 100.0 33884 100.0 485 100.0 4435 100.0 22769 100.0 979 100.0 10809 100.0 56653 100.0
20k2. Frequency: Used services to students with disabilities Never 439 92.6 5719 94.4 30287 94.5 430 94.1 3875 93.0 19914 92.5 869 93.3 9594 93.8 50201 93.7
  Once 17 3.6 178 2.9 917 2.9 9 2.0 114 2.7 667 3.1 26 2.8 292 2.9 1584 3.0
  Two or three times 6 1.3 97 1.6 464 1.4 8 1.8 74 1.8 428 2.0 14 1.5 171 1.7 892 1.7
  Four or more times 12 2.5 67 1.1 380 1.2 10 2.2 105 2.5 512 2.4 22 2.4 172 1.7 892 1.7
  Total 474 100.0 6061 100.0 32048 100.0 457 100.0 4168 100.0 21521 100.0 931 100.0 10229 100.0 53569 100.0



SENSE 2008 Frequency Distributions For All Students - Entering/Returning Students
Austin Community College

  Entering Students Returning Students All Students
  Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges Your College Exlarge Colleges 2008 Cohort Colleges
  Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col % Count Col %
20k3. Satisfaction: Services for people with disabilities Very 27 5.8 295 5.0 1723 5.5 30 6.7 248 6.1 1332 6.4 57 6.3 543 5.4 3055 5.9
  Somewhat 16 3.4 169 2.9 1009 3.2 14 3.1 148 3.7 825 4.0 30 3.3 317 3.2 1834 3.5
  Not at all 6 1.3 115 1.9 708 2.3 6 1.3 99 2.4 638 3.1 12 1.3 214 2.1 1346 2.6
  Not applicable 415 89.4 5334 90.2 27771 89.0 396 88.8 3556 87.8 18053 86.6 811 89.1 8890 89.2 45824 88.0
  Total 464 100.0 5913 100.0 31211 100.0 446 100.0 4051 100.0 20848 100.0 910 100.0 9964 100.0 52059 100.0
21a. Quality of relationship with other students in the first three weeks of your first SEMESTER/QUARTER at this college Unfriendly, unsupportive, sense of alienation (1) 8 1.6 83 1.3 368 1.1 6 1.2 89 2.0 366 1.6 14 1.4 172 1.6 734 1.3
  (2) 10 2.0 128 2.0 593 1.7 16 3.2 132 3.0 517 2.3 26 2.6 260 2.4 1110 2.0
  (3) 18 3.6 307 4.8 1452 4.3 27 5.5 278 6.2 1184 5.2 45 4.5 585 5.4 2636 4.6
  (4) 95 18.9 1044 16.3 5212 15.3 99 20.0 841 18.8 4080 17.8 194 19.4 1885 17.3 9292 16.3
  (5) 121 24.1 1643 25.6 8497 25.0 143 28.9 1195 26.7 5910 25.8 264 26.5 2838 26.1 14407 25.3
  (6) 131 26.0 1618 25.2 8638 25.4 111 22.4 960 21.5 5164 22.5 242 24.2 2578 23.7 13802 24.3
  Friendly, supportive, sense of belonging (7) 120 23.9 1594 24.8 9232 27.2 93 18.8 974 21.8 5684 24.8 213 21.3 2568 23.6 14916 26.2
  Total 503 100.0 6417 100.0 33992 100.0 495 100.0 4469 100.0 22905 100.0 998 100.0 10886 100.0 56897 100.0
21b. Quality of relationship with instructors in the first three weeks of your first SEMESTER/QUARTER at this college Unavailable, unhelpful, unsympathetic (1) 4 0.8 46 0.7 250 0.7 4 0.8 39 0.9 241 1.1 8 0.8 85 0.8 491 0.9
  (2) 4 0.8 65 1.0 368 1.1 10 2.0 81 1.8 394 1.7 14 1.4 146 1.3 762 1.3
  (3) 23 4.6 235 3.7 1052 3.1 24 4.8 187 4.2 885 3.9 47 4.7 422 3.9 1937 3.4
  (4) 59 11.8 729 11.4 3537 10.4 58 11.7 565 12.7 2705 11.8 117 11.7 1294 11.9 6242 11.0
  (5) 93 18.5 1360 21.2 6975 20.5 123 24.8 1047 23.5 4974 21.7 216 21.7 2407