Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

Reports & Data

The reports below examine data from recent research projects conducted by the Center for the Study of Student Life. They may be based on a small sub-set of information from a large survey or national data set, or they may summarize a research project undertaken at The Ohio State University. Reports are organized by data source and chronologically, according to the date of publication, beginning with the most recent. 

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Healthy Habits among Ohio State Students: Results from the 2018 National College Health Assessment

Wellness Assessment 2017-2018: A Look at the Nine Dimensions of Wellness

Involvement, Development and Belonging: Results from the 2018 Student Life Survey

Engagement and Belongingness of Domestic and International Students

Student Leadership Needs: Results from the 2018 Student Life Survey 

Graduation Survey 2017-2018: University Report

Graduation Survey 2017-2018: First Destination Report

Wellness Assessment: First Year Student Wellness

Wellness Assessment: Trends from 2015-2017

Wellness Assessment: Comparing Random Sample to Self-Selected Participants 2017

Wellness Assessment: A Look at Environmental Wellness



Campus Involvement and Leadership: A Focus on Gender

Campus Involvement and Student Outcomes

Student Engagement and Financial Wellness

Alcohol, Drug Use and Student Wellness

Campus Climate on Diversity: 2012-2015

International Student Wellness: Findings from the Wellness Assessment

Student Communication Preferences

Graduate and Professional Student Wellness: Results from the Wellness Assessment

Graduation Survey 2016-2017 University Report

Graduation Survey 2016-2017 First Destinations Report

Graduation Survey 2013-2017 Trend Report



Graduation Survey University Report 2015-2016

Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership 2015: Citizenship

Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership 2015: Leadership Efficacy

Student Life Survey 2016: Career Preparation and Preferences

Student Life Survey 2016: Student Activities and Involvement 

Service-Learning and Community Engagement at Ohio State

Wellness Assessment 2015-2016: Comparing the Random Sample vs. Self-Selected Participants



Graduation Survey 2012 to 2015 Trend Report

Graduation Survey 2014-2015 University Report

National College Health Assessment: Tobacco Use Trends 2009-2014

Student Life Survey: Comparing On-Campus, Off-Campus and Commuter Students

Student Life Survey: A Look at First-Generation College Students

Student Life Survey: Student Beliefs about and Participation in Philanthropy

Student Life Survey: Student Employment 

Student Life Survey: Student Involvement and Belonging

Student Life Survey: Students' Use of Technology

Student Life Survey: Transfer and Campus Change

Student Affairs Assessment Leaders (SAAL) 2014 Landscape Survey

Student Veterans: Curricular and Co-Curricular Experiences

Wellness Assessment: Assessing the Nine Dimensions of Wellness

Wellness Assessment: Career Wellness

Wellness Assessment: Creative Wellness

Wellness Assessment: Emotional Wellness

Wellness Assessment: Environmental Wellness

Wellness Assessment: Financial Wellness

Wellness Assessment: Intellectual Wellness

Wellness Assessment: Physical Wellness

Wellness Assessment: Social Wellness

Wellness Assessment: Spiritual Wellness



Development Study: Why do Alumni Support Student Life?

National College Health Assessment (NCHA-II): Trends in Alcohol Use Among Ohio State Students

National College Health Assessment (NCHA II): Differences in Alcohol Use Among Ohio State Students

National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE): Co-Curricular Involvement Among First- and Fourth-Year Students



Health Literacy: Measuring the Issue

International Undergraduate Student Experience: Inside and Outside the Classroom

National College Health Assessment (NCHA II): College Students and Mental Health

Philanthropic Motivation: Undergraduate Participation Motivations at BuckeyeThon


2012 or earlier

Undergraduate Student Profile: Wellness

Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership (MSL): Campus Climate

Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership: Relationships between a Leadership Studies Course and Student Leadership Development

National College Health Assessment (NCHA II): 2009-2012 Comparisons

Non-medical Use of Prescription and Non-prescription Medications

Career: Findings from the 2011 Wellness Inventory

Health & Wellness: Findings from the 2011 Wellness Inventory

A Look at Incoming First-Year Students: Findings from the 2011 Wellness Inventory

Student Life Survey: A Closer Look at Student Organizations

Student Life Survey: Class Rank, Community & Involvement

Student Stress: Findings from the 2009 National College Health Assessment II

Ohio State Commuter Student Experience: Findings from the 2010 Commuter Survey

Student Loans, Credit Cards, and Stress: Findings from the Ohio Student Financial Wellness Survey