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University 101 Programs

Research and Assessment

We regularly assess our course offerings and conduct research to measure the overall effectiveness of our program and to continually improve the experience for participants.

University 101’s Impact on Academic Success and Persistence

Data comparing UNIV 101 participant and nonparticipant retention, graduation rates and first-semester GPA. Data is presented for all first-year students and selected student populations.


Research and Assessment Findings 

Data gathered from end-of-course evaluations, the First-Year Seminar Assessment, faculty surveys, peer and graduate leader surveys, other assessment instruments and internal research studies.

University 101 Programs: An Annotated Bibliography

A listing of books, articles, monographs, external reports and dissertations describing the history, effectiveness, impact, course offerings, components and best practices of University 101 Programs.

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