To download the complete Post University 2012 ASPS Survey results, click Adult Student Priorities Survey (ASPS)
Three important institutional metrics were captured in the ASPS.¬†These included the following questions:
Despite a lack of statistical significance according to the difference of means tests, Post University scores better than the national average on all three of these important measures.¬†
Comparison to National Averages
Post University students are significantly more satisfied on 25 of the 50 (50%) standard survey items compared to adult students from other institutions.¬† Survey items which frequently appear on this list fall under the following areas: ¬†
These three areas are also where Post University students care the most.¬† On 16 out of 50 items (32%), Post University students give higher rankings on importance as compared to national adult students.¬† The items which appear in the higher satisfaction category frequently appear in the high importance category.¬† This suggests that Post University understands our students’ expectations and has elevated its service compared to other universities.
On the ASPS Post University does not score statistically lower than national averages on any survey item, whether on the importance or satisfaction metric.
Institutional Strengths and Challenges
The Noel-Levitz report publishes those attributes they consider institutional strengths and challenges.¬† Institutional strengths are those attributes which fall above the median score on importance and top quartile on satisfaction ratings. Institutional challenges fall above the median value on importance and in the bottom 25% on satisfaction.¬†Institutional strengths are those attributes or themes around which we might consider messaging.¬† Institutional challenges are just that ‚Äď areas that are important to students and which Post University should focus on improving.¬†These strengths and challenges are relative rankings, compared to Post University attributes only.
Four areas are prominent in the institutional challenges.¬† These include: