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Grand Valley State Persistence Survey
Grand Valley State University Survey
This survey has been designed to understand the needs and perspectives of the Grand Valley State University student body. Please answer the following questions regarding your plans for the Fall 2021 term in full honesty, knowing that your answers are completely confidential.
Do you plan to reenroll as a Grand Valley State student for Fall 2021?
How much did Grand Valley State's distance from your home factor into your plans for Fall 2021?
Not at all
How much did financial concerns factor into your plans for Fall 2021?
Not at all
What level of support were you given as a student at Grand Valley State?
Not much support
What describes your thoughts regarding Grand Valley State academics?
The coursework and degrees exceed my expectations
The coursework and degrees match my expectations
The coursework and degrees do not meet my expectations
Grand Valley State does not offer the degree I wish to pursue
I have not been able to secure the course schedule I wanted
What best describes your thoughts regarding the Grand Valley State culture?
The culture has exceeded my expectations
The culture matches my expectations
The culture is not a good fit for me
I have a strong disagreement with certain elements of the culture
What best describes your thoughts regarding the Grand Valley State cost?
The cost has been less than I expected
The cost has matched my expectations
I feel that Grand Valley State costs too much
I have not received sufficient financial aid from Grand Valley State
If you are not planning to continue as a Grand Valley State student for Fall 2021, why not?
Fulfilling a service obligation (military, Peace Corps, church, etc.)
Prioritizing current job or career
Exploring a better understanding of my interests and passions
Pursuing a more important goal (personal, professional, academic)
I am planning to continue as a Grand Valley State student for Fall 2021
Which of these options describes your ethnicity?
American Indian or Alaska Native
Black or African American
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Middle Eastern or North African
Prefer not to disclose
Do you plan to complete your current degree at Grand Valley State?
Yes, but I am not planning to return for Fall 2021
I plan to change my degree but remain at Grand Valley State
No, I plan to pursue other options without returning to Grand Valley State
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