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Entering Students. DEMOGRAPHICS. Everyone is Coming; But Not All Are Staying. 75% of U.S. high school graduates enter college. 47% graduate within 5 years Minority rates lower . The College Board. Age on December 31, 2006- United States. 2%17 or younger 69%18 28%19 <1%20

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Entering students

Entering Students

DEMOGRAPHICS


Everyone is coming but not all are staying

Everyone is Coming; But Not All Are Staying

  • 75% of U.S. high school graduates enter college

  • 47% graduate within 5 years

    • Minority rates lower

The College Board


Age on december 31 2006 united states

Age on December 31, 2006- United States

  • 2%17 or younger

  • 69%18

  • 28%19

  • <1%20

  • <1%21 to 24

  • <1%25 or older

97% - Traditional


Family

Family

  • 71% - Parents both alive & living with each other

  • 25% - Parents both alive, divorced or living apart

  • 4% - One or both deceased


Parent s education

Parent’s Education


Outline

  • Great grades

  • Great test scores

  • Great success


Intended majors

Intended Majors


Msu colleges

MSU Colleges


Development

Development


Outline

  • Growing up

  • Many options/choices

  • Independence

  • Need: consequences

  • Reflection

  • Connection


Chickering s 7 vectors

Developing competence

Managing emotions

Moving through autonomy to independence

Developing mature interpersonal relationships

Establishing identity

Developing purpose

Developing integrity

Chickering’s 7 Vectors

Chickering, 1969


Kohlberg

Level 1 (Pre-Conventional)

1. Obedience and punishment orientation

2. Self-interest orientation (What's in it for me?)

Level 2 (Conventional)

3. Interpersonal accord and conformity (The good boy/good girl attitude)

4. Authority and social-order maintaining orientation (Law and order morality)

Level 3 (Post-Conventional)

5. Social contract orientation

6. Universal ethical principles (Principled conscience)

Kohlberg


Attitudes

Attitudes


Want out of life

Want Out of Life…

76% - Raise a family

73% - Be very well off financially

67% - Help others who are in difficulty

58% - Become an authority in my field

54% - Obtain recognition from colleagues for contributions to my field


Outline

Money

Meaning

CIRP - 2006


Outline

The overall pull of materialism in society is prompting many colleges to do more "to encourage exploration of the inner life".

Alexander Astin


Academic commitment

Academic Commitment

  • Women are more motivated and have better study skills; but men are more confident that they will succeed

  • 30% of males and 26% of females agreed with the statement “When I try to study, I usually get bored and quit after a few minutes”

  • Over half frequently or occasionally came late to class

  • Half turned in work that was not their best

  • One third skipped class at least occasionally

  • 51 percent spent less than an hour per week reading for pleasure in their senior year of high school.

Noel-Levitz - 2006


Handling money

Handling Money

Nearly one-third (32%) admit that they were "not at all" or "not very well prepared" for managing their money on campus……

The biggest mistakes were:

  • Overspending on food – 21%

  • Entertainment -19%

  • Putting too many purchases on their credit card -16%

Harris Interactive - Michelle Soto


Michigan state university

Michigan State University


Outline

MSU

  • LARGE, PUBLIC, RESEARCH INTENSIVE UNIVERSITY

  • One of the top 100 universities in the world

    • 45,520 students last fall

    • 39,825 full-time students

    • 35,162 undergraduate students

    • 6,773 graduate students

    • 1,600 professional students


Largest 4 year schools fall 2006

Largest 4 Year Schools – Fall 2006

University of Phoenix, Online Campus-  115,794 in 2004

Miami Dade Community College - 57,026 in 2004


Race and ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

*Multiple choices permitted


Outline

MSU

  • Largest student groups:

    • 800Korea

    • 602China

    • 373India

    • 209Taiwan

    • 145Canada

    • 138Japan

  • Nationally, for 8% - English is NOT their native language


Home gender

Home; Gender

Of the 45,520 MSU Students

  • 82% come from Michigan

  • 10% come from other states

  • 8% come from other countries

  • 45% - Men

  • 55% - Women


Religious preference usa

Religious preference – USA

  • 28% - Roman Catholic

  • 11% - Baptist

  • 3% - Jewish

  • 1% - Buddhist

  • 19% - None


Substances

Substances

  • 2000-2006

    Trend downward

    • Smoking

    • Cigar smoking

    • Drinking

    • Rohypnol

However…

  • 17.4% of our MSU students used marijuana, cocaine, amphetamines, Rohypnol, or other drugs at least once in the last month

National College Health Association - MSU Data


Generation y

Generation Y


Catching the attention of gen yers

Catching the Attention of “GEN-Yers”

What catches our students’ attention?

  • 1. Utilize Buzz/Word of Mouth Marketing

  • 2. Make it flashy and new

  • 3. Integrate technologies

  • 4. Attach to a good cause

  • 5. Make life easier

  • 6. Style and image are everything

  • 7. Go where they are- make it unique and funny

  • 8. Send out a “street team”

  • 9. Keep it new - offer incentives, discounts, and free stuff


Alignment with the university

Alignment with the University


Outline

Students who complete an undergraduate degree program at Michigan State University are expected to demonstrate:

  • INTEGRATED JUDGMENT

    • They have explored both scientific and aesthetic ways of knowing, and can integrate them

    • They are committed to life-long learning

  • ADVANCED COMMUNICATION SKILLS

    • They can write and speak effectively

  • CULTURAL COMPETENCE

    • They have explored and values diverse views and cultures and appreciate difference

  • ANALYTICAL THINKING

    • They can analyze from multiple perspectives

  • LITERACY IN SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS

    • They can make decisions based on a critical evaluation of information using scientific principles for hypothesis testing.

  • EFFECTIVE CITIZENSHIP

    • They can participate in community life as both leader and member


Outline

  • We are in partnership


Exemplar programs at msu

Exemplar Programs at MSU

  • Living-Learning

  • Service Learning

  • Study Abroad


Residence halls

Residence Halls


Special options

Special Options

  • Residential Colleges:

    • Lyman Briggs in Holmes Hall

    • James Madison in Case Hall

    • Residential College for Arts and Humanities in Shaw Hall

    • Residential Living-Learning Programs

    • Broad – Business in Shaw Hall

    • ROSES (Residential Engineering Program) in Bailey Hall

    • RISE (Environmental Science) in Hubbard Hall and University Apartments

  • Other Programs

    • La Casa (Spanish speaking floor) in McDonel Hall

    • International Floor in McDonel Hall

    • Transfer students and international undergraduates – McDonel Hall

    • Over 21 year old undergraduates and graduate students in Owen Hall

    • Numerous honors floors throughout the system


Other options

Other Options

  • Next year all halls will be smoke free

  • Some halls are alcohol free

  • Many halls have quiet floors

  • Some floors are co-ed

  • Halls are open 24/7 to residents

    • Doors are locked from midnight to 7 am

    • Guests can be admitted

  • Owen and the apartments are the only facilities open during the winter holiday

  • Everyone has a cafeteria – most in the hall


Outcomes for living learning programs

Outcomes for Living-Learning Programs

  • Higher retention

  • Smoother transition to college

  • Higher academic performance

  • Enjoyment of challenging academic pursuits

  • Greater openness to new ideas and concepts

  • Greater sense of belonging

  • Greater cultural competence

  • Lower levels of drinking

  • Higher levels of civic engagement


Msu first time freshman data

MSU First-Time Freshman Data


The beginning

The Beginning


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