Past Year Surveys
To view past versions of the NSSE survey instrument, click the year below.
NSSE 2014 U.S. English Version
NSSE 2014 Versions
The following links are to paper-formatted facsimiles of the online NSSE instrument.View Informed Consent Screens
NSSE 2014 will reflect updated wording for its sexual orientation and gender demographic items. Click here for more information.
New in 2013, NSSE participating institutions may append up to two topical modules - short sets of questions on designated topics such as academic advising, civic engagement, experiences with diversity, technology, and writing. Modules allow for deeper exploration of important areas based on campus needs.
Here is an item-by-item comparison showing how the survey was updated from 2012, indicating which items were unchanged, slightly modified, significantly altered, and deleted. New items are included at the end.
For item and variable changes between the NSSE 2013 and 2014 surveys, see: NSSE 2013-2014 Item and Variable Changes