Carnegie Council National Surveys of Higher Education, Graduate Student Sample (1975)

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Case ID (CASEID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL21851109266308
2) School ID (SCHID)
TOTAL%
0) 264512.1
1) 18898.6
2) 335515.4
3) 327615.0
4) 378917.3
5) 365116.7
6) 316214.5
7) 840.4
TOTAL21851100.0
3) Are you currently enrolled as a student? (ENRSTAT)
TOTAL%
0) Refused1880.9
1) Yes, full-time1131651.8
2) Yes, part-time839238.4
3) No, I am not enrolled19558.9
TOTAL21851100.0
4) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Holds Undergraduate Bachelor's Degree (HOLDBAC)
TOTAL%
0) Refused900.4
1) Marked1441566.0
2) Not marked734633.6
TOTAL21851100.0
5) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Holds Law Degree (e.g., LL.B., J.D.) (HOLDLAW)
TOTAL%
1) Marked1750.8
2) Not marked2164199.2
Missing35 
TOTAL21816100.0
6) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Holds Medical Degree (e.g., M.D., D.D.S.) (HOLDMD)
TOTAL%
0) Refused860.4
1) Marked1160.5
2) Not marked2164999.1
TOTAL21851100.0
7) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Holds Teaching Credential (HOLDTCH)
TOTAL%
1) Marked15157.0
2) Not marked2025593.0
Missing81 
TOTAL21770100.0
8) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Holds Masters Degree (HOLDMAS)
TOTAL%
0) Refused870.4
1) Marked554925.4
2) Not marked1621574.2
TOTAL21851100.0
9) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Holds Doctor of Arts or equivalent for doctorate degree without dissertation (HOLDART)
TOTAL%
1) Marked2141.0
2) Not marked2155899.0
Missing79 
TOTAL21772100.0
10) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Holds Ph.D. (HOLDPHD)
TOTAL%
1) Marked1930.9
2) Not marked2163699.1
Missing22 
TOTAL21829100.0
11) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Holds Ed.D. (HOLDEDD)
TOTAL%
1) Marked1000.5
2) Not marked2172999.5
Missing22 
TOTAL21829100.0
12) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Holds other doctorate (HOLDOTD)
TOTAL%
1) Marked460.2
2) Not marked2178499.8
Missing21 
TOTAL21830100.0
13) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Holds none (no degree) (HOLDNONE)
TOTAL%
1) Marked970.4
2) Not marked2169699.6
Missing58 
TOTAL21793100.0
14) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Working on undergraduate Bachelor's degree (WORKBAC)
TOTAL%
1) Marked2351.1
2) Not marked2153998.9
Missing77 
TOTAL21774100.0
15) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Working on Law Degree (e.g., LL.B., J.D.) (WORKLAW)
TOTAL%
1) Marked14996.9
2) Not marked2028093.1
Missing72 
TOTAL21779100.0
16) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Working on Medical Degree (e.g., M.D., D.D.S.) (WORKMD)
TOTAL%
1) Marked9024.1
2) Not marked2086995.9
Missing80 
TOTAL21771100.0
17) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Working on Teaching Certificate (WORKTCH)
TOTAL%
1) Marked6202.8
2) Not marked2116097.2
Missing71 
TOTAL21780100.0
18) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Working on Master's Degree (WORKMAS)
TOTAL%
1) Marked1208355.3
2) Not marked976644.7
Missing2 
TOTAL21849100.0
19) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Working on Doctor of Arts or equivalent for doctorate degree without dissertation (WORKART)
TOTAL%
1) Marked2781.3
2) Not marked2151998.7
Missing54 
TOTAL21797100.0
20) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Working on Ph.D. (WORKPHD)
TOTAL%
1) Marked399818.4
2) Not marked1778381.6
Missing70 
TOTAL21781100.0
21) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Working on Ed.D. (WORKEDD)
TOTAL%
1) Marked5462.5
2) Not marked2127097.5
Missing35 
TOTAL21816100.0
22) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Working on other doctorate (WORKOTD)
TOTAL%
1) Marked1450.7
2) Not marked2167899.3
Missing28 
TOTAL21823100.0
23) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Working on none (no degree) (WORKNON)
TOTAL%
1) Marked5062.3
2) Not marked2131397.7
Missing32 
TOTAL21819100.0
24) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Expects to obtain undergraduate Bachelor's Degree (EXPCTBAC)
TOTAL%
1) Marked1170.5
2) Not marked2167099.5
Missing64 
TOTAL21787100.0
25) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Expects to obtain Law Degree (e.g., LL.B., J.D.) (EXPCTLAW)
TOTAL%
1) Marked14986.9
2) Not marked2028093.1
Missing73 
TOTAL21778100.0
26) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Expects to obtain Medical Degree (e.g., M.D., D.D.S.) (EXPCTMD)
TOTAL%
1) Marked10204.7
2) Not marked2077395.3
Missing58 
TOTAL21793100.0
27) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Expects to obtain Teaching Certificate (EXPCTTCH)
TOTAL%
1) Marked2070.9
2) Not marked2159799.1
Missing47 
TOTAL21804100.0
28) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Expects to obtain Master's Degree (EXPCTMAS)
TOTAL%
1) Marked674130.9
2) Not marked1506669.1
Missing44 
TOTAL21807100.0
29) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Expects to obtain Doctor of Arts or equivalent for doctorate degree without dissertation (EXPCTART)
TOTAL%
1) Marked8323.8
2) Not marked2094896.2
Missing71 
TOTAL21780100.0
30) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Expects to obtain Ph.D. (EXPCTPHD)
TOTAL%
1) Marked759234.8
2) Not marked1419365.2
Missing66 
TOTAL21785100.0
31) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Expects to obtain Ed.D. (EXPCTEDD)
TOTAL%
1) Marked13966.4
2) Not marked2042493.6
Missing31 
TOTAL21820100.0
32) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Expects to obtain other doctorate (EXPCTOTD)
TOTAL%
1) Marked4221.9
2) Not marked2136998.1
Missing60 
TOTAL21791100.0
33) On the following list, please mark (1) the highest degree you now hold, (2) the degree you are now working for, (3) the highest degree you expect to obtain. (Mark one in each column.) - Expects to obtain none (no degree) (EXPCTNON)
TOTAL%
1) Marked2861.3
2) Not marked2153498.7
Missing31 
TOTAL21820100.0
34) When do you expect to get the degree you are working for? (WHENDEG)
TOTAL%
0) Refused6843.1
1) This year793336.3
2) Within two years799536.6
3) Within three years294313.5
4) Four or more years16777.7
5) I don't expect to get the degree6192.8
TOTAL21851100.0
35) Since first entering graduate school, how many academic years have you *not* been enrolled in a college or university? (Do not count summer vacations.) (NENRYRS)
TOTAL%
0) Refused2451.1
1) None1319260.4
2) Less than 1 year17418.0
3) About 1 year17418.0
4) Two years15207.0
5) Three years9384.3
6) Four years6863.1
7) Five years or more17888.2
TOTAL21851100.0
36) At present how much attention are you giving to each of the following? (Mark one in each row.) - Required courses (ATTNREQS)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5952.7
1) Have completed660630.4
2) Very much1000346.0
3) Some289113.3
4) Not much6412.9
5) None10254.7
Missing90 
TOTAL21761100.0
37) At present how much attention are you giving to each of the following? (Mark one in each row.) - Preparation for preliminary exams (master's or doctoral) (ATTNEXAM)
TOTAL%
0) Refused15917.3
1) Have completed336515.5
2) Very much286713.2
3) Some302913.9
4) Not much217610.0
5) None873340.1
Missing90 
TOTAL21761100.0
38) At present how much attention are you giving to each of the following? (Mark one in each row.) - Preparation for language exams (ATTNLANG)
TOTAL%
0) Refused229410.5
1) Have completed253711.7
2) Very much3631.7
3) Some7253.3
4) Not much6332.9
5) None1520969.9
Missing90 
TOTAL21761100.0
39) At present how much attention are you giving to each of the following? (Mark one in each row.) - Dissertation research (ATTNRSCH)
TOTAL%
0) Refused19599.0
1) Have completed10624.9
2) Very much272612.5
3) Some232910.7
4) Not much14476.6
5) None1223856.2
Missing90 
TOTAL21761100.0
40) At present how much attention are you giving to each of the following? (Mark one in each row.) - Dissertation writing (ATTNWRIT)
TOTAL%
0) Refused20659.5
1) Have completed5402.5
2) Very much15597.2
3) Some13896.4
4) Not much11875.5
5) None1502169.0
Missing90 
TOTAL21761100.0
41) Have you decided on an area of specialization within your field? (PICKAREA)
TOTAL%
0) Refused1340.6
1) I don't intend to specialize17648.1
2) No, not yet258711.9
3) Yes, tentatively772035.5
4) Yes, definitely955643.9
Missing90 
TOTAL21761100.0
42) Have you changed your areas of specialization in the course of your graduate training to improve your chances of getting a job? (CHNGAREA)
TOTAL%
0) Refused2020.9
1) Yes441220.3
2) No1714778.8
Missing90 
TOTAL21761100.0
43) Is your tuition for any reason waived or deferred, all or in part? (TUITWAIV)
TOTAL%
0) Refused1850.9
1) Yes, all377817.4
2) Yes, in part298913.7
3) No1480968.1
Missing90 
TOTAL21761100.0
44) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - My field is too research oriented. (STA_RESO)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3261.5
1) Strongly agree9954.6
2) Agree with reservations406518.7
3) Disagree with reservations860339.5
4) Strongly disagree777235.7
Missing90 
TOTAL21761100.0
45) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - I consider myself an intellectual. (STA_INTL)
TOTAL%
0) Refused2641.2
1) Strongly agree277112.7
2) Agree with reservations1133252.1
3) Disagree with reservations497522.9
4) Strongly disagree241911.1
Missing90 
TOTAL21761100.0
46) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - I hope to make significant contributions to knowledge in my field. (STA_KNOW)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3161.5
1) Strongly agree612628.2
2) Agree with reservations906741.7
3) Disagree with reservations473321.7
4) Strongly disagree15197.0
Missing90 
TOTAL21761100.0
47) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - I am basically satisfied with the education I am getting. (STA_SAT)
TOTAL%
0) Refused1570.7
1) Strongly agree394018.1
2) Agree with reservations1116051.3
3) Disagree with reservations447420.6
4) Strongly disagree20309.3
Missing90 
TOTAL21761100.0
48) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - I am basically conservative in my religious beliefs. (STA_CREL)
TOTAL%
0) Refused4422.0
1) Strongly agree336315.5
2) Agree with reservations593127.3
3) Disagree with reservations462521.3
4) Strongly disagree740034.0
Missing90 
TOTAL21761100.0
49) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - I tend to subordinate all aspects of my life to my work. (STA_SUBO)
TOTAL%
0) Refused2381.1
1) Strongly agree11105.1
2) Agree with reservations455820.9
3) Disagree with reservations763735.1
4) Strongly disagree821837.8
Missing90 
TOTAL21761100.0
50) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - I prefer doing work which is precise and rigorous to work which is speculative and intuitive. (STA_RIGR)
TOTAL%
0) Refused2691.2
1) Strongly agree247111.4
2) Agree with reservations615728.3
3) Disagree with reservations835938.4
4) Strongly disagree450520.7
Missing90 
TOTAL21761100.0
51) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - I am in graduate school in order to increase my earning power. (STA_EARN)
TOTAL%
0) Refused2551.2
1) Strongly agree376617.3
2) Agree with reservations735533.8
3) Disagree with reservations517723.8
4) Strongly disagree520823.9
Missing90 
TOTAL21761100.0
52) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - I am in graduate school in order to contribute to my ability to change society. (STA_SOCI)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3281.5
1) Strongly agree358416.5
2) Agree with reservations901741.4
3) Disagree with reservations559025.7
4) Strongly disagree324214.9
Missing90 
TOTAL21761100.0
53) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Much of what I do in graduate school is meaningless to me. (STA_MLES)
TOTAL%
0) Refused2721.2
1) Strongly agree15817.3
2) Agree with reservations383117.6
3) Disagree with reservations831138.2
4) Strongly disagree776635.7
Missing90 
TOTAL21761100.0
54) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Professors here don't pay much attention to the graduate students. (STA_ATTP)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3301.5
1) Strongly agree12735.8
2) Agree with reservations368416.9
3) Disagree with reservations832538.3
4) Strongly disagree814937.4
Missing90 
TOTAL21761100.0
55) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - My career will take second place behind my family obligations. (STA_FAM)
TOTAL%
0) Refused2931.3
1) Strongly agree528724.3
2) Agree with reservations806837.1
3) Disagree with reservations596127.4
4) Strongly disagree21529.9
Missing90 
TOTAL21761100.0
56) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - I think of myself primarily as a scholar or scientist and not as a student. (STA_SCI)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3031.4
1) Strongly agree14436.6
2) Agree with reservations484022.2
3) Disagree with reservations885540.7
4) Strongly disagree632029.0
Missing90 
TOTAL21761100.0
57) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - I think of myself as primarily a professional and not as a student. (STA_PROF)
TOTAL%
0) Refused2361.1
1) Strongly agree519323.9
2) Agree with reservations832538.3
3) Disagree with reservations542924.9
4) Strongly disagree257811.8
Missing90 
TOTAL21761100.0
58) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Being in graduate school makes me very anxious. (STA_ANX)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3471.6
1) Strongly agree273012.5
2) Agree with reservations588727.1
3) Disagree with reservations684131.4
4) Strongly disagree595627.4
Missing90 
TOTAL21761100.0
59) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - I have a pretty good idea when I will finish my graduate education. (STA_FINS)
TOTAL%
0) Refused4101.9
1) Strongly agree1184554.4
2) Agree with reservations637129.3
3) Disagree with reservations19749.1
4) Strongly disagree11615.3
Missing90 
TOTAL21761100.0
60) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Much of the time, I don't really know whether my professors think my work is any good. (STA_GOOD)
TOTAL%
0) Refused2531.2
1) Strongly agree228210.4
2) Agree with reservations634029.0
3) Disagree with reservations816837.4
4) Strongly disagree480822.0
TOTAL21851100.0
61) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Professors in my department don't really take female graduate students seriously. (STA_FEM1)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5082.3
1) Strongly agree8644.0
2) Agree with reservations248611.4
3) Disagree with reservations711432.6
4) Strongly disagree1087949.8
TOTAL21851100.0
62) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Students in my department are very competitive. (STA_COMP)
TOTAL%
0) Refused2941.3
1) Strongly agree509523.3
2) Agree with reservations727133.3
3) Disagree with reservations696131.9
4) Strongly disagree223010.2
TOTAL21851100.0
63) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Part of my graduate education has been essentially a wasteful repetition of what I had already covered at the undergraduate level. (STA_GREP)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3121.4
1) Strongly agree17147.8
2) Agree with reservations385217.6
3) Disagree with reservations650529.8
4) Strongly disagree946843.3
TOTAL21851100.0
64) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - I do a lot of serious reading outside my field of study. (STA_READ)
TOTAL%
0) Refused1860.9
1) Strongly agree428419.6
2) Agree with reservations660830.2
3) Disagree with reservations710832.5
4) Strongly disagree366516.8
TOTAL21851100.0
65) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - The new developments in my field are not very interesting to me. (STA_DEV1)
TOTAL%
0) Refused2271.0
1) Strongly agree5202.4
2) Agree with reservations15837.2
3) Disagree with reservations631128.9
4) Strongly disagree1321060.5
TOTAL21851100.0
66) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - In the past year I have seriously considered changing my field of study. (STA_CHNG)
TOTAL%
0) Refused2141.0
1) Strongly agree18538.5
2) Agree with reservations247811.3
3) Disagree with reservations346715.9
4) Strongly disagree1383963.3
TOTAL21851100.0
67) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - The female graduate students in my department are not as dedicated to the field as the males. (STA_FEM2)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5352.4
1) Strongly agree4041.8
2) Agree with reservations12435.7
3) Disagree with reservations393518.0
4) Strongly disagree1573472.0
TOTAL21851100.0
68) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Good research training requires that a graduate student have an apprentice relationship with a professor. (STA_APPP)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5152.4
1) Strongly agree547225.0
2) Agree with reservations842738.6
3) Disagree with reservations487022.3
4) Strongly disagree256711.7
TOTAL21851100.0
69) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - I think I would be happier if I hadn't entered graduate school. (STA_HAPP)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3421.6
1) Strongly agree6112.8
2) Agree with reservations13616.2
3) Disagree with reservations550925.2
4) Strongly disagree1402864.2
TOTAL21851100.0
70) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - This department unduly stresses research and training at the cost of properly preparing college teachers. (STA_RESS)
TOTAL%
0) Refused8864.1
1) Strongly agree15557.1
2) Agree with reservations337615.5
3) Disagree with reservations704632.2
4) Strongly disagree898841.1
TOTAL21851100.0
71) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Exciting developments are taking place in my field. (STA_DEV2)
TOTAL%
0) Refused2791.3
1) Strongly agree1046347.9
2) Agree with reservations726133.2
3) Disagree with reservations294913.5
4) Strongly disagree8994.1
TOTAL21851100.0
72) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Part of my undergraduate education was a wasteful repetition of work I had already covered in high school. (STA_UREP)
TOTAL%
0) Refused2411.1
1) Strongly agree15537.1
2) Agree with reservations331115.2
3) Disagree with reservations526924.1
4) Strongly disagree1147752.5
TOTAL21851100.0
73) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - In my department it is very difficult for a person to achieve tenure if he does not publish. (STA_PUBS)
TOTAL%
0) Refused16517.6
1) Strongly agree670930.7
2) Agree with reservations486822.3
3) Disagree with reservations474021.7
4) Strongly disagree388317.8
TOTAL21851100.0
74) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Most Ph.D. holders in my field get their degrees without showing much real scholarly ability. (STA_SCHL)
TOTAL%
0) Refused13176.0
1) Strongly agree14536.6
2) Agree with reservations409418.7
3) Disagree with reservations855839.2
4) Strongly disagree642929.4
TOTAL21851100.0
75) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - The typical undergraduate curriculum has suffered from the specialization of faculty members. (STA_SUFF)
TOTAL%
0) Refused8073.7
1) Strongly agree21449.8
2) Agree with reservations567326.0
3) Disagree with reservations888640.7
4) Strongly disagree434119.9
TOTAL21851100.0
76) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Junior faculty members in my department are much more sympathetic than senior faculty to graduate students' needs. (STA_SYMP)
TOTAL%
0) Refused9774.5
1) Strongly agree252211.5
2) Agree with reservations577626.4
3) Disagree with reservations736333.7
4) Strongly disagree521323.9
TOTAL21851100.0
77) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - the faculty in my department have fundamental differences about the nature of the discipline. (STA_NATU)
TOTAL%
0) Refused9384.3
1) Strongly agree462621.2
2) Agree with reservations756934.6
3) Disagree with reservations629828.8
4) Strongly disagree242011.1
TOTAL21851100.0
78) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Many of the best graduate students in my department drop out before completing their degrees. (STA_OUT1)
TOTAL%
0) Refused10865.0
1) Strongly agree10194.7
2) Agree with reservations256511.7
3) Disagree with reservations852639.0
4) Strongly disagree865539.6
TOTAL21851100.0
79) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Many of the best graduate students can no longer find meaning in science and scholarship. (STA_MEAN)
TOTAL%
0) Refused13826.3
1) Strongly agree12595.8
2) Agree with reservations423219.4
3) Disagree with reservations871739.9
4) Strongly disagree626128.7
TOTAL21851100.0
80) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Graduate students in my subject do best if their undergraduate major was in the same general field. (STA_SAME)
TOTAL%
0) Refused7993.7
1) Strongly agree539124.7
2) Agree with reservations720133.0
3) Disagree with reservations534624.5
4) Strongly disagree311414.3
TOTAL21851100.0
81) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - I am under pressure from my husband or wife to leave school. (STA_SPOU)
TOTAL%
0) Refused255511.7
1) Strongly agree3541.6
2) Agree with reservations8854.1
3) Disagree with reservations17568.0
4) Strongly disagree1630174.6
TOTAL21851100.0
82) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - If I could get a good job now or the same job after finishing graduate school, I would take the job now. (STA_JNOW)
TOTAL%
0) Refused7683.5
1) Strongly agree385617.6
2) Agree with reservations321014.7
3) Disagree with reservations410618.8
4) Strongly disagree991145.4
TOTAL21851100.0
83) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - I may be "over-educated" for some jobs I am interested in. (STA_OVED)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3621.7
1) Strongly agree393618.0
2) Agree with reservations518523.7
3) Disagree with reservations437320.0
4) Strongly disagree799536.6
TOTAL21851100.0
84) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - If I thought graduate school wasn't helping my job chances I would drop out. (STA_OUT2)
TOTAL%
0) Refused4282.0
1) Strongly agree327915.0
2) Agree with reservations403918.5
3) Disagree with reservations598327.4
4) Strongly disagree812237.2
TOTAL21851100.0
85) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - I am going deeply into debt to finance my graduate studies. (STA_DEBT)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3681.7
1) Strongly agree243511.1
2) Agree with reservations278312.7
3) Disagree with reservations441920.2
4) Strongly disagree1184654.2
TOTAL21851100.0
86) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Lack of funds is slowing my progress toward my degree. (STA_FUND)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3341.5
1) Strongly agree227310.4
2) Agree with reservations276212.6
3) Disagree with reservations361116.5
4) Strongly disagree1287158.9
TOTAL21851100.0
87) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Research skills and judgment are best transmitted through a close personal association between professor and student. (STA_ASSP)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5322.4
1) Strongly agree865039.6
2) Agree with reservations883340.4
3) Disagree with reservations310114.2
4) Strongly disagree7353.4
TOTAL21851100.0
88) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Only the best students have a chance to get an academic job in my field. (STA_BEST)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5252.4
1) Strongly agree465221.3
2) Agree with reservations660730.2
3) Disagree with reservations660430.2
4) Strongly disagree346315.8
TOTAL21851100.0
89) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - I am very interested in my field independent of my chances of working in it. (STA_INTR)
TOTAL%
0) Refused4422.0
1) Strongly agree975444.6
2) Agree with reservations796936.5
3) Disagree with reservations260311.9
4) Strongly disagree10835.0
TOTAL21851100.0
90) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - By and large, my spouse and I share equally in housework and childcare responsibilities. (If no spouse, leave blank.) (STA_HOME)
TOTAL%
0) Refused/No Spouse939943.0
1) Strongly agree444820.4
2) Agree with reservations367416.8
3) Disagree with reservations254211.6
4) Strongly disagree17888.2
TOTAL21851100.0
91) How adequate are your finances to your present needs? (FIN_NEED)
TOTAL%
0) Refused1120.5
1) Very adequate361616.5
2) Adequate1162453.2
3) Inadequate498022.8
4) Very Inadequate15197.0
TOTAL21851100.0
92) When you entered graduate school did you expect your institution to provide full support for you until you obtained your degree? (EXP_SUPP)
TOTAL%
0) Refused2201.0
1) Yes444520.3
2) No1718678.7
TOTAL21851100.0
93) Have you ever held a fellowship or scholarship for a year or more while in graduate school? (FELLOWA)
TOTAL%
0) Refused1930.9
1) Yes, for tuition and fees only17418.0
2) Yes, monthly stipend only9774.5
3) Yes, both398718.2
4) No1495368.4
TOTAL21851100.0
94) [IF YES FOR VARIABLE FELLOW] For how many years have you held some kind of fellowship or scholarship? (FELLOWB)
TOTAL%
0) Refused1990.9
1) One296413.6
2) Two18768.6
3) Three10114.6
4) Four or more8483.9
5) Not Applicable1495368.4
TOTAL21851100.0
95) When did you first consider going to graduate school? (Mark one) (FIR_CONS)
TOTAL%
0) Refused2081.0
1) Sophomore year in college or before543124.9
2) Junior or senior year750934.4
3) After graduation870339.8
TOTAL21851100.0
96) During your graduate work, have your parents paid any of the following costs? (Mark one in each row.) - Tuition (PCOSTUIT)
TOTAL%
0) Refused4952.3
1) Never1694177.5
2) Occasionally or in part268812.3
3) Always17277.9
TOTAL21851100.0
97) During your graduate work, have your parents paid any of the following costs? (Mark one in each row.) - Living expenses (PCOSLIVE)
TOTAL%
0) Refused6302.9
1) Never1519969.6
2) Occasionally or in part463621.2
3) Always13866.3
TOTAL21851100.0
98) During your graduate work, have your parents paid any of the following costs? (Mark one in each row.) - Books (PCOSBOOK)
TOTAL%
0) Refused7183.3
1) Never1727479.1
2) Occasionally or in part258411.8
3) Always12755.8
TOTAL21851100.0
99) During your graduate work, have your parents paid any of the following costs? (Mark one in each row.) - Trips home or spending money (PCOSTRIP)
TOTAL%
0) Refused6212.8
1) Never1441666.0
2) Occasionally or in part569126.0
3) Always11235.1
TOTAL21851100.0
100) Which of the following have been sources of income for you during the current academic year? (Please mark all that apply.) - Fellowship or scholarship (INC_FELL)
TOTAL%
1) Marked310214.2
2) Not marked1874985.8
TOTAL21851100.0
101) Which of the following have been sources of income for you during the current academic year? (Please mark all that apply.) - Teaching assistantship (INC_TEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Marked246211.3
2) Not marked1938988.7
TOTAL21851100.0
102) Which of the following have been sources of income for you during the current academic year? (Please mark all that apply.) - Research assistantship (INC_RESC)
TOTAL%
1) Marked17287.9
2) Not marked2012392.1
TOTAL21851100.0
103) Which of the following have been sources of income for you during the current academic year? (Please mark all that apply.) - Other academic job (INC_ACAD)
TOTAL%
1) Marked382117.5
2) Not marked1803082.5
TOTAL21851100.0
104) Which of the following have been sources of income for you during the current academic year? (Please mark all that apply.) - Non-academic job (INC_NACD)
TOTAL%
1) Marked702432.1
2) Not marked1482767.9
TOTAL21851100.0
105) Which of the following have been sources of income for you during the current academic year? (Please mark all that apply.) - Spouse's job (INC_SPOU)
TOTAL%
1) Marked594927.2
2) Not marked1590272.8
TOTAL21851100.0
106) Which of the following have been sources of income for you during the current academic year? (Please mark all that apply.) - Savings (INC_SAVE)
TOTAL%
1) Marked806036.9
2) Not marked1379163.1
TOTAL21851100.0
107) Which of the following have been sources of income for you during the current academic year? (Please mark all that apply.) - Veterans benefits (i.e., G.I. Bill) (INC_VETS)
TOTAL%
1) Marked19769.0
2) Not marked1987591.0
TOTAL21851100.0
108) Which of the following have been sources of income for you during the current academic year? (Please mark all that apply.) - Aid from parents (INC_PARS)
TOTAL%
1) Marked400318.3
2) Not marked1784881.7
TOTAL21851100.0
109) Which of the following have been sources of income for you during the current academic year? (Please mark all that apply.) - Loans from family or friends (INC_LON1)
TOTAL%
1) Marked12305.6
2) Not marked2062194.4
TOTAL21851100.0
110) Which of the following have been sources of income for you during the current academic year? (Please mark all that apply.) - Government or bank loans (INC_LON2)
TOTAL%
1) Marked244911.2
2) Not marked1940288.8
TOTAL21851100.0
111) Which of the following have been sources of income for you during the current academic year? (Please mark all that apply.) - Institutional loans (INC_LON3)
TOTAL%
1) Marked9344.3
2) Not marked2091795.7
TOTAL21851100.0
112) Which of the following have been sources of income for you during the current academic year? (Please mark all that apply.) - Food stamps (INC_FOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Marked6603.0
2) Not marked2119197.0
TOTAL21851100.0
113) Which of the following have been sources of income for you during the current academic year? (Please mark all that apply.) - Other (INC_OTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Marked240711.0
2) Not marked1944489.0
TOTAL21851100.0
114) Which one of the following was your primary source of income this year? (INC_PRIM)
TOTAL%
1) Fellowship or scholarship16777.7
2) Teaching assistantship16727.7
3) Research assistantship10764.9
4) Other academic job287113.1
5) Non-academic job448920.5
6) Spouse's job393418.0
7) Savings10935.0
8) Veterans benefits (i.e., G.I. Bill)6593.0
9) Aid from parents12985.9
10) Loans from family or friends1240.6
11) Government or bank loans7063.2
12) Institutional loans1390.6
13) Food stamps100.0
14) Other10114.6
15) Not answered10925.0
TOTAL21851100.0
115) What was your own gross income from employment (exclude fellowships, etc.) for the month of March, 1975? What was your spouse's income for March, 1975? - Own income (S_INCOME)
TOTAL%
0) Refused6112.8
1) None457220.9
2) Less than $10011625.3
3) $100-$19914716.7
4) $200-$399326614.9
5) $400-$599231110.6
6) $600-$79919228.8
7) $800-$99914346.6
8) $1000 and over279012.8
9) [FROM VARIABLE S_INCOM2] Not applicable (no spouse)231210.6
TOTAL21851100.0
116) What was your own gross income from employment (exclude fellowships, etc.) for the month of March, 1975? What was your spouse's income for March, 1975? - Spouse's income (R_INCOME)
TOTAL%
0) Refused995445.6
1) None231210.6
2) Less than $1004532.1
3) $100-$1995342.4
4) $200-$39913676.3
5) $400-$59918598.5
6) $600-$79915887.3
7) $800-$99912515.7
8) $1000 and over253311.6
TOTAL21851100.0
117) What was your own gross income from employment (exclude fellowships, etc.) for the month of March, 1975? What was your spouse's income for March, 1975? - No spouse (S_INCOM2)
TOTAL%
1) Marked845738.7
2) Not marked1339461.3
TOTAL21851100.0
118) Were you enrolled as a student for all or part of the calendar year 1974? (ENR1974)
TOTAL%
0) Refused1540.7
1) Yes, all1284258.8
2) Yes, part822137.6
3) No6332.9
Missing1 
TOTAL21850100.0
119) Are you now employed in a paid position either full- or part-time? (EMP_STAT)
TOTAL%
0) Refused1950.9
1) Yes, full-time927642.5
2) Yes, part-time652529.9
3) No585526.8
TOTAL21851100.0
120) Is your position: (Mark one) (EMP_POS)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3991.8
1) An academic position on this campus, including research\teaching assistant417919.1
2) An academic position on another college or university campus7333.4
3) Primary or secondary teaching440120.1
4) Other non-academic employment628428.8
5) Not applicable [IF "NO" FOR VARIABLE EMP_STAT]585526.8
TOTAL21851100.0
121) Have you ever been employed while a graduate student as: (Mark all that apply) - Part-time research assistant (EVER_RA1)
TOTAL%
1) Marked325514.9
2) Not marked1859685.1
TOTAL21851100.0
122) Have you ever been employed while a graduate student as: (Mark all that apply) - Full-time research assistant (EVER_RA2)
TOTAL%
1) Marked8173.7
2) Not marked2103496.3
TOTAL21851100.0
123) Have you ever been employed while a graduate student as: (Mark all that apply) - Part-time teaching assistant (EVER_TA1)
TOTAL%
1) Marked404818.5
2) Not marked1780381.5
TOTAL21851100.0
124) Have you ever been employed while a graduate student as: (Mark all that apply) - Full-time position as teaching associate or teaching fellow (EVER_TA2)
TOTAL%
1) Marked5972.7
2) Not marked2125497.3
TOTAL21851100.0
125) Have you ever been employed while a graduate student as: (Mark all that apply) - Full- or part-time faculty position as lecturer, instructor, acting assistant professor, etc. (EVER_TCH)
TOTAL%
1) Marked13196.0
2) Not marked2053294.0
TOTAL21851100.0
126) Have you ever been employed while a graduate student as: (Mark all that apply) - Other academic position (EVER_OTH)
TOTAL%
1) Marked291213.3
2) Not marked1893986.7
TOTAL21851100.0
127) Have you ever been employed while a graduate student as: (Mark all that apply) - None of these (EVER_NON)
TOTAL%
1) Marked1173553.7
2) Not marked1011646.3
TOTAL21851100.0
128) Which one of the following occupations, if any, was your principal occupation (or job) prior to entering graduate school? Which one do you realistically expect to enter (or continue in) when you complete your graduate training? (Mark one in each column.) - Prior to entering graduate school (OCC_PREV)
TOTAL%
1) None508923.8
2) Teaching at the elementary or secondary leve494223.2
3) Teaching at the junior college level2051.0
4) Teaching\research at a college or university6102.9
5) Non-faculty research at a university2321.1
6) Research with a non-profit organization or institution not affiliated with a university2701.3
7) Research in industry3011.4
8) Self-employed professional practice1690.8
9) Employed professional244811.5
10) Self-employed, business1700.8
11) Executive or administrator in government3831.8
12) Executive or administrator in education2621.2
13) Executive or administrator in business6813.2
14) Manual labor or factory work9104.3
15) Military service10715.0
16) Clerical or sales work12605.9
17) Other18308.6
18) Not Answered5102.4
Missing508 
TOTAL21343100.0
129) Which one of the following occupations, if any, was your principal occupation (or job) prior to entering graduate school? Which one do you realistically expect to enter (or continue in) when you complete your graduate training? (Mark one in each column.) - When you complete your graduate training (OCC_FUT)
TOTAL%
1) None1520.7
2) Teaching at the elementary or secondary leve368517.4
3) Teaching at the junior college level7673.6
4) Teaching\research at a college or university413419.5
5) Non-faculty research at a university1700.8
6) Research with a non-profit organization or institution not affiliated with a university4792.3
7) Research in industry7333.5
8) Self-employed professional practice15017.1
9) Employed Professional445021.0
10) Self-employed, business2191.0
11) Executive or administrator in government7303.4
12) Executive or administrator in education12085.7
13) Executive or administrator in business13426.3
14) Manual labor or factory work290.1
15) Military service2301.1
16) Clerical or sales work490.2
17) Other7333.5
18) Not Answered5762.7
Missing664 
TOTAL21187100.0
130) Do you think any of the following are likely to prevent you from completing your graduate work? - Lack of interest (PVNTINT)
TOTAL%
0) Refused11355.2
1) Yes6222.8
2) Maybe315114.4
3) No1694377.5
TOTAL21851100.0
131) Do you think any of the following are likely to prevent you from completing your graduate work? - Lack of finances (PVNTFIN)
TOTAL%
0) Refused10364.7
1) Yes12765.8
2) Maybe450920.6
3) No1503068.8
TOTAL21851100.0
132) Do you think any of the following are likely to prevent you from completing your graduate work? - A job offer (PVNTJOB)
TOTAL%
0) Refused12745.8
1) Yes10794.9
2) Maybe485122.2
3) No1464767.0
TOTAL21851100.0
133) Do you think any of the following are likely to prevent you from completing your graduate work? - Inability to do the academic work (PVNTINAB)
TOTAL%
0) Refused13586.2
1) Yes3011.4
2) Maybe21509.8
3) No1804282.6
TOTAL21851100.0
134) Do you think any of the following are likely to prevent you from completing your graduate work? - Too much emotional strain (PVNTEMOT)
TOTAL%
0) Refused12435.7
1) Yes6312.9
2) Maybe410418.8
3) No1587372.6
TOTAL21851100.0
135) Do you think any of the following are likely to prevent you from completing your graduate work? - Family responsibilities (PVNTFAM)
TOTAL%
0) Refused10965.0
1) Yes7933.6
2) Maybe483322.1
3) No1512969.2
TOTAL21851100.0
136) Do you think any of the following are likely to prevent you from completing your graduate work? - Poor job prospects (PVNTPROS)
TOTAL%
0) Refused13396.1
1) Yes6072.8
2) Maybe249311.4
3) No1741279.7
TOTAL21851100.0
137) How much do you worry about your job prospects after graduate school? (PROSPCT)
TOTAL%
0) Refused2781.3
1) Not at all820437.5
2) Somewhat861939.4
3) Quite a lot314814.4
4) A great deal16027.3
TOTAL21851100.0
138) Thinking about the next 10 years, how would you rate the job prospects for graduate students from your department? (Mark one in each column) - For academic jobs (DEPACAD)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5112.3
1) Very good286513.1
2) Good508023.2
3) Fair738233.8
4) Poor418619.2
5) Very poor18278.4
TOTAL21851100.0
139) Thinking about the next 10 years, how would you rate the job prospects for graduate students from your department? (Mark one in each column) - For non-academic jobs (DEPNACAD)
TOTAL%
0) Refused6913.2
1) Very good470321.5
2) Good656030.0
3) Fair640429.3
4) Poor241211.0
5) Very poor10814.9
TOTAL21851100.0
140) Are you interested in an academic career? (WNTACAD)
TOTAL%
0) Refused2010.9
1) Very interested783335.8
2) Fairly interested647129.6
3) Fairly uninterested371217.0
4) Very uninterested363416.6
TOTAL21851100.0
141) [IF INTERESTED IN AN ACADEMIC CAREER] Are you interested primarily in teaching or in research? (ACADTCH)
TOTAL%
0) Refused14446.6
1) Very heavily in research8123.7
2) In both, but leaning toward research357616.4
3) In both, but leaning toward teaching635829.1
4) Very heavily in teaching602727.6
5) Not applicable ["VERY UNINTERESTED" FOR VAR WNTACAD]363416.6
TOTAL21851100.0
142) [IF INTERESTED IN AN ACADEMIC CAREER] How confident are you that you will be able to find a suitable academic job in teaching or research? (ACADAJOB)
TOTAL%
0) Refused14726.7
1) Very confident301313.8
2) Pretty confident672230.8
3) Not very confident523123.9
4) Not confident at all17798.1
5) Not applicable ["VERY UNINTERESTED" FOR VAR WNTACAD]363416.6
TOTAL21851100.0
143) [IF INTERESTED IN AN ACADEMIC CAREER] Have you thought much about the possibility of taking a non-academic job? (ACADNACD)
TOTAL%
0) Refused14016.4
1) Yes1250557.2
2) No431119.7
3) Not applicable ["VERY UNINTERESTED" FOR VAR WNTACAD]363416.6
TOTAL21851100.0
144) How confident are you that you will be able to find a suitable non-academic job? (ACADNJOB)
TOTAL%
0) Refused14076.4
1) Very confident609327.9
2) Pretty confident702532.1
3) Not very confident254811.7
4) Not confident at all4452.0
5) Not applicable ["NO" FOR VARIABLE ACADNACD]433319.8
TOTAL21851100.0
145) Do you think any of the following will seriously affect your chances to get a job in your field? - Racial or sexual discrimination (CHANDISC)
TOTAL%
0) Refused6693.1
1) Will help16687.6
2) No effect1434465.6
3) Will hurt517023.7
TOTAL21851100.0
146) Do you think any of the following will seriously affect your chances to get a job in your field? - Affirmative action (CHANAFFR)
TOTAL%
0) Refused11195.1
1) Will help658930.2
2) No effect1108750.7
3) Will hurt305614.0
TOTAL21851100.0
147) Do you think any of the following will seriously affect your chances to get a job in your field? - Your politics (CHANPOLI)
TOTAL%
0) Refused8623.9
1) Will help9554.4
2) No effect1884086.2
3) Will hurt11945.5
TOTAL21851100.0
148) Do you think any of the following will seriously affect your chances to get a job in your field? - Your life style (CHANLIFE)
TOTAL%
0) Refused7753.5
1) Will help303113.9
2) No effect1618874.1
3) Will hurt18578.5
TOTAL21851100.0
149) Do you think any of the following will seriously affect your chances to get a job in your field? - Your age (CHANAGE)
TOTAL%
0) Refused6633.0
1) Will help462321.2
2) No effect1289459.0
3) Will hurt367116.8
TOTAL21851100.0
150) During the past year have you considered quitting graduate school for good? Have you considered changing your field of study? (Mark one in each column.) - Quitting school for good (QUIT_SCH)
TOTAL%
0) Refused7813.6
1) Yes, and I have definitely decided to do so2511.1
2) Yes, I have given it serious consideration21659.9
3) Yes, I have considered it, but not seriously511323.4
4) No1354162.0
TOTAL21851100.0
151) During the past year have you considered quitting graduate school for good? Have you considered changing your field of study? (Mark one in each column.) - Changing field of study (CHNG_SCH)
TOTAL%
0) Refused6963.2
1) Yes, and I have definitely decided to do so5552.5
2) Yes, I have given it serious consideration19999.1
3) Yes, I have considered it, but not seriously393718.0
4) No1466467.1
TOTAL21851100.0
152) Are you currently doing any scholarly or research work which you expect to lead to publication under your name? (PUBLISH)
TOTAL%
0) Refused2070.9
1) Yes665930.5
2) No1498568.6
TOTAL21851100.0
153) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - One should attempt to insulate one's academic work from one's personal values. (STB_VALS)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3561.6
1) Strongly agree12985.9
2) Agree with reservations402818.4
3) Disagree with reservations687631.5
4) Strongly disagree929342.5
TOTAL21851100.0
154) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Scientists should publish their findings regardless of the possible consequences. (STB_CONS)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3721.7
1) Strongly agree435219.9
2) Agree with reservations923542.3
3) Disagree with reservations550425.2
4) Strongly disagree238810.9
TOTAL21851100.0
155) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Scientific progress these days is more of a threat than a positive contribution to human welfare. (STB_THRT)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3991.8
1) Strongly agree5022.3
2) Agree with reservations227710.4
3) Disagree with reservations960844.0
4) Strongly disagree906541.5
TOTAL21851100.0
156) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - A lot of scientific research would be better left undone. (STB_UNDO)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3841.8
1) Strongly agree11255.1
2) Agree with reservations324414.8
3) Disagree with reservations862939.5
4) Strongly disagree846938.8
TOTAL21851100.0
157) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - "Interdisciplinary" courses are a less effective way of encouraging undergraduates to acquire a variety of perspectives than breadth requirements. (STB_INTR)
TOTAL%
0) Refused10654.9
1) Strongly agree12845.9
2) Agree with reservations516323.6
3) Disagree with reservations951043.5
4) Strongly disagree482922.1
TOTAL21851100.0
158) Undergraduate education in America would be improved if: (Mark one circle for each item.) - All courses were elective (IMPRELEC)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3951.8
1) Strongly agree10444.8
2) Agree with reservations357916.4
3) Disagree with reservations782935.8
4) Strongly disagree900441.2
TOTAL21851100.0
159) Undergraduate education in America would be improved if: (Mark one circle for each item.) - Grades were abolished (IMPRABOL)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3681.7
1) Strongly agree18098.3
2) Agree with reservations523323.9
3) Disagree with reservations755134.6
4) Strongly disagree689031.5
TOTAL21851100.0
160) Undergraduate education in America would be improved if: (Mark one circle for each item.) - Students were required to spend a year in community service at home or abroad (IMPRSRVC)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5072.3
1) Strongly agree395718.1
2) Agree with reservations848238.8
3) Disagree with reservations512523.5
4) Strongly disagree378017.3
TOTAL21851100.0
161) Undergraduate education in America would be improved if: (Mark one circle for each item.) - Course work were more relevant to contemporary life and problems (IMPRCNTP)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3821.7
1) Strongly agree618628.3
2) Agree with reservations992445.4
3) Disagree with reservations404018.5
4) Strongly disagree13196.0
TOTAL21851100.0
162) Undergraduate education in America would be improved if: (Mark one circle for each item.) - More attention were paid to the emotional growth of students (IMPRGROW)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3931.8
1) Strongly agree614628.1
2) Agree with reservations1015946.5
3) Disagree with reservations397818.2
4) Strongly disagree11755.4
TOTAL21851100.0
163) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Teaching effectiveness, not publications, should be the primary criterion for the promotion of faculty. (STC_EFFE)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3221.5
1) Strongly agree1237256.6
2) Agree with reservations721333.0
3) Disagree with reservations17147.8
4) Strongly disagree2301.1
TOTAL21851100.0
164) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Graduate fellowships and scholarships should be awarded strictly on the basis of ability rather than need. (STC_ABIL)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3561.6
1) Strongly agree247011.3
2) Agree with reservations623728.5
3) Disagree with reservations927842.5
4) Strongly disagree351016.1
TOTAL21851100.0
165) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - The federal government should provide grants to assure that no one who wishes to go to college is prevented through lack of funds. (STC_GRNT)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3551.6
1) Strongly agree664530.4
2) Agree with reservations774835.5
3) Disagree with reservations484322.2
4) Strongly disagree226010.3
TOTAL21851100.0
166) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Students should have the right to inspect all confidential recommendations concerning them. (STC_INSP)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3291.5
1) Strongly agree1105250.6
2) Agree with reservations574626.3
3) Disagree with reservations321514.7
4) Strongly disagree15096.9
TOTAL21851100.0
167) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Big contract research has become more a source of money and prestige for researchers than an effective way of advancing knowledge. (STC_CONT)
TOTAL%
0) Refused10014.6
1) Strongly agree392718.0
2) Agree with reservations994445.5
3) Disagree with reservations603727.6
4) Strongly disagree9424.3
TOTAL21851100.0
168) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Only the members of a minority group have the personal knowledge that is essential for teaching about that group. (STC_MTCH)
TOTAL%
0) Refused4131.9
1) Strongly agree7843.6
2) Agree with reservations468521.4
3) Disagree with reservations985145.1
4) Strongly disagree611828.0
TOTAL21851100.0
169) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - In my subject, a person's teaching and research inevitably reflect his or her political values. (STC_POLI)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5222.4
1) Strongly agree13456.2
2) Agree with reservations488622.4
3) Disagree with reservations709632.5
4) Strongly disagree800236.6
TOTAL21851100.0
170) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Graduate students should be more militant in defending their interests. (STC_MILI)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5722.6
1) Strongly agree267912.3
2) Agree with reservations756634.6
3) Disagree with reservations740733.9
4) Strongly disagree362716.6
TOTAL21851100.0
171) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Faculty promotions should be based in part on formal student evaluations of their teachers. (STC_EVAL)
TOTAL%
0) Refused4031.8
1) Strongly agree608527.8
2) Agree with reservations1078949.4
3) Disagree with reservations341915.6
4) Strongly disagree11555.3
TOTAL21851100.0
172) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Faculty members should be free on campus to advocate violent resistance to public authority. (STC_FRE1)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5662.6
1) Strongly agree222210.2
2) Agree with reservations458521.0
3) Disagree with reservations663430.4
4) Strongly disagree784435.9
TOTAL21851100.0
173) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - The abolition of faculty tenure would on the whole improve the quality of American higher education. (STC_TENU)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5102.3
1) Strongly agree407818.7
2) Agree with reservations817837.4
3) Disagree with reservations697431.9
4) Strongly disagree21119.7
TOTAL21851100.0
174) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Faculty members should be free to present in class any ideas that they consider relevant, however much I may disagree with them. (STC_FRE2)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3731.7
1) Strongly agree1234756.5
2) Agree with reservations743934.0
3) Disagree with reservations13066.0
4) Strongly disagree3861.8
TOTAL21851100.0
175) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Junior faculty members have too little to say in the running of the department. (STC_JUNR)
TOTAL%
0) Refused16657.6
1) Strongly agree256611.7
2) Agree with reservations751634.4
3) Disagree with reservations804336.8
4) Strongly disagree20619.4
TOTAL21851100.0
176) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - The normal academic requirements should be relaxed in appointing members of minority groups to the faculty here. (STC_FADM)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5812.7
1) Strongly agree6092.8
2) Agree with reservations233710.7
3) Disagree with reservations625728.6
4) Strongly disagree1206755.2
TOTAL21851100.0
177) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - By and large, women are more emotional than men. (STC_EMOT)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5182.4
1) Strongly agree20029.2
2) Agree with reservations724433.2
3) Disagree with reservations612728.0
4) Strongly disagree596027.3
TOTAL21851100.0
178) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - By and large, women are less ambitious than men. (STC_AMBT)
TOTAL%
0) Refused4842.2
1) Strongly agree4612.1
2) Agree with reservations315114.4
3) Disagree with reservations742234.0
4) Strongly disagree1033347.3
TOTAL21851100.0
179) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - More minority group undergraduates should be admitted here even if it means relaxing normal academic standards of admission. (STC_UADM)
TOTAL%
0) Refused4972.3
1) Strongly agree8804.0
2) Agree with reservations366916.8
3) Disagree with reservations593627.2
4) Strongly disagree1086949.7
TOTAL21851100.0
180) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Issues raised by affirmative action are causing serious strains among the faculty in my department. (STC_STRN)
TOTAL%
0) Refused234510.7
1) Strongly agree8263.8
2) Agree with reservations329815.1
3) Disagree with reservations954543.7
4) Strongly disagree583726.7
TOTAL21851100.0
181) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Affirmative action is unfair to white males. (STC_UNFR)
TOTAL%
0) Refused19008.7
1) Strongly agree269412.3
2) Agree with reservations578026.5
3) Disagree with reservations706432.3
4) Strongly disagree441320.2
TOTAL21851100.0
182) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - On the whole, I trust the faculty to look out for students' interests. (STC_FACU)
TOTAL%
0) Refused6733.1
1) Strongly agree20739.5
2) Agree with reservations940743.1
3) Disagree with reservations641029.3
4) Strongly disagree328815.0
TOTAL21851100.0
183) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - On the whole, I trust the administration here to look out for students' interests. (STC_ADMN)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5402.5
1) Strongly agree13036.0
2) Agree with reservations701632.1
3) Disagree with reservations705232.3
4) Strongly disagree594027.2
TOTAL21851100.0
184) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Student political demonstrations have no place on a college campus. (STC_DEMO)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5012.3
1) Strongly agree15287.0
2) Agree with reservations287213.1
3) Disagree with reservations963344.1
4) Strongly disagree731733.5
TOTAL21851100.0
185) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Any special academic program for black students should be administered and controlled by black people. (STC_BLAK)
TOTAL%
0) Refused6112.8
1) Strongly agree11015.0
2) Agree with reservations575626.3
3) Disagree with reservations926942.4
4) Strongly disagree511423.4
TOTAL21851100.0
186) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - On the whole, women have not been discriminated against in academic life. (STC_WDIS)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5232.4
1) Strongly agree12825.9
2) Agree with reservations391817.9
3) Disagree with reservations761234.8
4) Strongly disagree851639.0
TOTAL21851100.0
187) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Most American colleges and universities are racist whether they mean to be or not. (STC_RACS)
TOTAL%
0) Refused7763.6
1) Strongly agree253811.6
2) Agree with reservations693331.7
3) Disagree with reservations810537.1
4) Strongly disagree349916.0
TOTAL21851100.0
188) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - The best qualified person for the job should be hired regardless of the person's race or sex. (STC_QUAL)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3961.8
1) Strongly agree1649775.5
2) Agree with reservations392217.9
3) Disagree with reservations8123.7
4) Strongly disagree2241.0
TOTAL21851100.0
189) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. (Mark one circle for each item.) - Affirmative action "labels" members of minority groups and women in such a way that they never can be judged on merit alone. (STC_AFFR)
TOTAL%
0) Refused17878.2
1) Strongly agree332515.2
2) Agree with reservations902941.3
3) Disagree with reservations610928.0
4) Strongly disagree16017.3
TOTAL21851100.0
190) Compared to men, women graduate students are: (Mark one circle for each item.) - As intellectually competent (WOMNINTL)
TOTAL%
0) Refused4742.2
1) Strongly agree1794782.1
2) Agree with reservations294613.5
3) Disagree with reservations3161.4
4) Strongly disagree1680.8
TOTAL21851100.0
191) Compared to men, women graduate students are: (Mark one circle for each item.) - As likely to finish their degrees (WOMNFINS)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5702.6
1) Strongly agree1118351.2
2) Agree with reservations729833.4
3) Disagree with reservations241111.0
4) Strongly disagree3891.8
TOTAL21851100.0
192) Compared to men, women graduate students are: (Mark one circle for each item.) - As likely to make important contributions to their fields (WOMNCONT)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5442.5
1) Strongly agree1400064.1
2) Agree with reservations534124.4
3) Disagree with reservations16987.8
4) Strongly disagree2681.2
TOTAL21851100.0
193) Compared to men, women graduate students are: (Mark one circle for each item.) - As imaginative (WOMNIMAG)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5852.7
1) Strongly agree1727579.1
2) Agree with reservations319614.6
3) Disagree with reservations5712.6
4) Strongly disagree2241.0
TOTAL21851100.0
194) Since entering graduate school have you been compelled to leave school for a year or more to earn money, care for children, or meet other responsibilities? - No (LEAVE1)
TOTAL%
1) Marked1771781.1
2) Not marked413418.9
TOTAL21851100.0
195) Since entering graduate school have you been compelled to leave school for a year or more to earn money, care for children, or meet other responsibilities? - Yes, to earn money (LEAVE2)
TOTAL%
1) Marked221610.1
2) Not marked1963589.9
TOTAL21851100.0
196) Since entering graduate school have you been compelled to leave school for a year or more to earn money, care for children, or meet other responsibilities? - Yes, to care for children (LEAVE3)
TOTAL%
1) Marked7993.7
2) Not marked2105296.3
TOTAL21851100.0
197) Since entering graduate school have you been compelled to leave school for a year or more to earn money, care for children, or meet other responsibilities? - Yes, to meet other responsibilities (LEAVE4)
TOTAL%
1) Marked17928.2
2) Not marked2005991.8
TOTAL21851100.0
198) In general, how do you feel about this institution? (FEELSCH)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3181.5
1) It is a very good place for me849238.9
2) It is fairly good place for me1127151.6
3) It is not the place for me17708.1
TOTAL21851100.0
199) How do you rate yourself among the graduate students in your department? (RATESELF)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3951.8
1) Among the best762234.9
2) Above average863839.5
3) About average497022.7
4) Below average2261.0
TOTAL21851100.0
200) From the following list, please mark one detailed subject for each question. (Where your precise field does not appear mark the most similar category or the >general/other< category.) Your undergraduate major: (UGFIELD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2011931.72418
201) From the following list, please mark one detailed subject for each question. (Where your precise field does not appear mark the most similar category or the >general/other< category.) Department in which you are now studying: (GRFIELD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2078829.13817
202) How many graduate departments did you apply to? (NO_APPS)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3221.5
1) 11244857.0
2) 2-3531824.3
3) 4-5223310.2
4) 6-1011855.4
5) 11+3451.6
TOTAL21851100.0
203) Since first entering graduate school have you changed your discipline? (CHG_DISC)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3161.4
1) Yes331215.2
2) No1822383.4
TOTAL21851100.0
204) In how many graduate departments, including your present one, have you been enrolled? (NO_DEPS)
TOTAL%
0) Refused4462.0
1) 11561471.5
2) 2479722.0
3) 37873.6
4) 4 or more2070.9
TOTAL21851100.0
205) Have you ever attended a junior or community college as a student? (ATT_COMM)
TOTAL%
0) Refused1860.9
1) Yes459521.0
2) No1707078.1
TOTAL21851100.0
206) If you were to begin your academic training again, would you still choose your present discipline for specialization? (KEEP_DSC)
TOTAL%
0) Refused1850.8
1) Definitely yes858939.3
2) Probably yes918142.0
3) Probably no314114.4
4) Definitely no7553.5
TOTAL21851100.0
207) How would you describe the following in your department? - The academic ability of your fellow graduate students (DEP_ABIL)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3751.7
1) Excellent457420.9
2) Good1294159.2
3) Fair329015.1
4) Poor3061.4
5) Don't Know3651.7
TOTAL21851100.0
208) How would you describe the following in your department? - The academic achievements of the faculty (DEP_ACH)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3721.7
1) Excellent629128.8
2) Good1052048.1
3) Fair361216.5
4) Poor5012.3
5) Don't Know5552.5
TOTAL21851100.0
209) How would you describe the following in your department? - The variety of graduate level course offerings (DEP_VAR)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3901.8
1) Excellent265112.1
2) Good803936.8
3) Fair712332.6
4) Poor349516.0
5) Don't Know1530.7
TOTAL21851100.0
210) How would you describe the following in your department? - The availability of faculty to graduate students (DEP_AVAL)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3991.8
1) Excellent489722.4
2) Good841938.5
3) Fair548925.1
4) Poor243311.1
5) Don't Know2141.0
TOTAL21851100.0
211) How would you describe the following in your department? - The quality of classroom instruction (DEP_QUAL)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3731.7
1) Excellent18628.5
2) Good994345.5
3) Fair734733.6
4) Poor224910.3
5) Don't Know770.4
TOTAL21851100.0
212) How would you describe the following in your department? - The quality of classroom instruction (DEP_RELE)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5012.3
1) Excellent438220.1
2) Good937442.9
3) Fair541824.8
4) Poor18438.4
5) Don't Know3331.5
TOTAL21851100.0
213) How would you describe the following in your department? - The intellectual environment (DEP_INTL)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3941.8
1) Excellent288013.2
2) Good970544.4
3) Fair670130.7
4) Poor20149.2
5) Don't Know1570.7
TOTAL21851100.0
214) How would you describe the following in your department? - The academic reputation of your department outside your institution (DEP_REP)
TOTAL%
0) Refused4582.1
1) Excellent578126.5
2) Good885840.5
3) Fair462021.1
4) Poor10264.7
5) Don't Know11085.1
TOTAL21851100.0
215) How would you describe the following in your department? - Faculty/student relations (DEP_RELS)
TOTAL%
0) Refused4091.9
1) Excellent352416.1
2) Good1030747.2
3) Fair577526.4
4) Poor15637.2
5) Don't Know2731.2
TOTAL21851100.0
216) Roughly, how many regular faculty members does your department have this year? (NO_FAC)
TOTAL%
0) Refused8073.7
1) 1-10644729.5
2) 11-20738133.8
3) 21-40470121.5
4) Over 40251511.5
TOTAL21851100.0
217) How important to you are each of the following? - Recogniton as a good student by my professors. (IMP_RECG)
TOTAL%
0) Refused2541.2
1) Very important1124151.4
2) Fairly important894140.9
3) Not important14156.5
TOTAL21851100.0
218) How important to you are each of the following? - Respect for my academic abilities from my fellow students. (IMP_RESP)
TOTAL%
0) Refused2751.3
1) Very important727133.3
2) Fairly important1113350.9
3) Not important317214.5
TOTAL21851100.0
219) How important to you are each of the following? - Approval by my parents of what I am studying. (IMP_APPR)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5182.4
1) Very important268412.3
2) Fairly important803736.8
3) Not important1061248.6
TOTAL21851100.0
220) Is there a professor in your department you feel free to turn to for advice on personal matters? (PROFADVC)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3641.7
1) Yes966844.2
2) No1181954.1
TOTAL21851100.0
221) Is there a professor in your department who is taking or will take a special interest in helping you get a job when you finish graduate school? (PROFJOB)
TOTAL%
0) Refused6062.8
1) Yes1027447.0
2) No1097150.2
TOTAL21851100.0
222) Is there a professor in your department who has had a great influence on your academic career? (PROFCARE)
TOTAL%
0) Refused4472.0
1) Yes825537.8
2) No1314960.2
TOTAL21851100.0
223) Is there a professor in your department who is taking a special personal interest in your academic progress? (PROFPROG)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5442.5
1) Yes945643.3
2) No1185154.2
TOTAL21851100.0
224) Does the professor with whom you have the most academic contact outside the classroom regard you primarily as: (MAINPROF)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5412.5
1) A colleague482622.1
2) An apprentice327815.0
3) An employee3571.6
4) A student720733.0
5) No contact outside the classroom564225.8
TOTAL21851100.0
225) On the whole, would you say you are: (COMFGNDR)
TOTAL%
0) Refused4031.8
1) More comfortable with men professors than with women279912.8
2) More comfortable with women professors than with men7923.6
3) Equally comfortable with both1299559.5
4) There are no women professors in my department486222.3
TOTAL21851100.0
226) How was your dissertation topic selected? (DISSTOP1)
TOTAL%
0) Refused15036.9
1) I selected it independently362816.6
2) I and a faculty member jointly selected it251211.5
3) A faculty member really selected it6813.1
4) I have not selected a dissertation topic1352761.9
TOTAL21851100.0
227) If you have selected a dissertation topic - Is your dissertation topic a part of a faculty member's program of research? (DISSTOP2)
TOTAL%
0) Refused15927.3
1) Yes217610.0
2) No455620.9
3) Not applicable [RESP HAS NOT SELECTED TOPIC IN DISSTOP1]1352761.9
TOTAL21851100.0
228) In your department should academic standards for admission to graduate school be: (STDS_ADM)
TOTAL%
0) Refused6913.2
1) Much higher10845.0
2) Somewhat higher470521.5
3) Left as they are1446666.2
4) Somewhat lower8073.7
5) Much lower980.4
TOTAL21851100.0
229) In your department should academic standards for the master's degee be: (STDS_MAS)
TOTAL%
0) Refused17347.9
1) Much higher9754.5
2) Somewhat higher448620.5
3) Left as they are1337561.2
4) Somewhat lower10584.8
5) Much lower2231.0
TOTAL21851100.0
230) In your department should academic standards for a doctorate degree be: (STDS_DOC)
TOTAL%
0) Refused218510.0
1) Much higher9814.5
2) Somewhat higher260911.9
3) Left as they are966244.2
4) Somewhat lower7933.6
5) Much lower960.4
6) Does not apply552525.3
TOTAL21851100.0
231) As an undergraduate have you had experience with any of the following? - Independent study or tutorials (UEXPTUTO)
TOTAL%
0) Refused4582.1
1) Yes1044447.8
2) No1094950.1
TOTAL21851100.0
232) As an undergraduate have you had experience with any of the following? - Self-paced or programmed instruction (UEXPPACE)
TOTAL%
0) Refused6923.2
1) Yes578926.5
2) No1537070.3
TOTAL21851100.0
233) As an undergraduate have you had experience with any of the following? - Computer-assisted instruction (UEXPCOMP)
TOTAL%
0) Refused8193.7
1) Yes304213.9
2) No1799082.3
TOTAL21851100.0
234) As an undergraduate have you had experience with any of the following? - Language laboratories (UEXPLABS)
TOTAL%
0) Refused6663.0
1) Yes1018646.6
2) No1099950.3
TOTAL21851100.0
235) As an undergraduate have you had experience with any of the following? - Pre-recorded lectures on T.V. cassettes (UEXPTAPE)
TOTAL%
0) Refused7473.4
1) Yes465321.3
2) No1645175.3
TOTAL21851100.0
236) Apart from departmental gatherings, how many of the people you see socially are also graduate students in your department? (DEPT_SOC)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3981.8
1) Almost all18798.6
2) Most21089.6
3) About half21019.6
4) Some636429.1
5) Almost none900141.2
TOTAL21851100.0
237) How satisfied are you with each of the following aspects of your undergraduate education? - Foreign languages (USATLANG)
TOTAL%
0) Refused15156.9
1) Very satisfied319714.6
2) Satisfied957643.8
3) Dissatisfied487122.3
4) Very dissatisfied269212.3
TOTAL21851100.0
238) How satisfied are you with each of the following aspects of your undergraduate education? - Mathematics and statistics (USATMATH)
TOTAL%
0) Refused9794.5
1) Very satisfied316714.5
2) Satisfied1090549.9
3) Dissatisfied501923.0
4) Very dissatisfied17818.2
TOTAL21851100.0
239) How satisfied are you with each of the following aspects of your undergraduate education? - Ability to write and organize material (USATORG)
TOTAL%
0) Refused4832.2
1) Very satisfied543724.9
2) Satisfied1039547.6
3) Dissatisfied442620.3
4) Very dissatisfied11105.1
TOTAL21851100.0
240) How satisfied are you with each of the following aspects of your undergraduate education? - Preparation in my subject field (USATSPRP)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5292.4
1) Very satisfied620528.4
2) Satisfied1075049.2
3) Dissatisfied354116.2
4) Very dissatisfied8263.8
TOTAL21851100.0
241) How satisfied are you with each of the following aspects of your undergraduate education? - General background of liberal education (USATBKGD)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5052.3
1) Very satisfied621728.5
2) Satisfied1148752.6
3) Dissatisfied305014.0
4) Very dissatisfied5922.7
TOTAL21851100.0
242) How satisfied are you with each of the following aspects of your undergraduate education? - Ability to work on my own (USAT_OWN)
TOTAL%
0) Refused4592.1
1) Very satisfied794936.4
2) Satisfied1061948.6
3) Dissatisfied240511.0
4) Very dissatisfied4191.9
TOTAL21851100.0
243) How satisfied are you with each of the following aspects of your undergraduate education? - Ability to do original work (USATORIG)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5142.4
1) Very satisfied521623.9
2) Satisfied1027547.0
3) Dissatisfied497022.7
4) Very dissatisfied8764.0
TOTAL21851100.0
244) How satisfied are you with each of the following aspects of your undergraduate education? - General preparation for graduate school (USATGPRP)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5272.4
1) Very satisfied521923.9
2) Satisfied1203255.1
3) Dissatisfied332615.2
4) Very dissatisfied7473.4
TOTAL21851100.0
245) Do you have a working association with any research institute or center within your institution? (RES_ASSC)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3891.8
1) Yes256211.7
2) No1890086.5
TOTAL21851100.0
246) What role do graduates in your institution now play in decisions on the following? - Faculty appointments (NOW_APNT)
TOTAL%
0) Refused9234.2
1) Control560.3
2) Voting power on committees7913.6
3) Formal consultation10304.7
4) Informal consultation18478.5
5) Little or no role1043847.8
6) Don't Know676631.0
TOTAL21851100.0
247) What role do graduates in your institution now play in decisions on the following? - Faculty promotions (NOW_PROM)
TOTAL%
0) Refused9524.4
1) Control440.2
2) Voting power on committees3911.8
3) Formal consultation8263.8
4) Informal consultation14946.8
5) Little or no role1119851.2
6) Don't Know694631.8
TOTAL21851100.0
248) What role do graduates in your institution now play in decisions on the following? - Departmental graduate admissions policy (NOW_ADMS)
TOTAL%
0) Refused10204.7
1) Control500.2
2) Voting power on committees11315.2
3) Formal consultation10504.8
4) Informal consultation17017.8
5) Little or no role997145.6
6) Don't Know692831.7
TOTAL21851100.0
249) What role do graduates in your institution now play in decisions on the following? - Provision and content of courses (NOW_COUR)
TOTAL%
0) Refused9514.4
1) Control920.4
2) Voting power on committees10574.8
3) Formal consultation219010.0
4) Informal consultation539424.7
5) Little or no role661930.3
6) Don't Know554825.4
TOTAL21851100.0
250) What role do graduates in your institution now play in decisions on the following? - Advanced degree requirements (NOW_REQS)
TOTAL%
0) Refused10474.8
1) Control670.3
2) Voting power on committees7173.3
3) Formal consultation12745.8
4) Informal consultation226110.3
5) Little or no role903241.3
6) Don't Know745334.1
TOTAL21851100.0
251) What role do you believe graduates in your institution should play in the following? - Faculty appointments (SHD_APNT)
TOTAL%
0) Refused10684.9
1) Control1980.9
2) Voting power on committees490722.5
3) Formal consultation559725.6
4) Informal consultation600627.5
5) Little or no role407518.6
TOTAL21851100.0
252) What role do you believe graduates in your institution should play in the following? - Faculty promotions (SHD_PROM)
TOTAL%
0) Refused10744.9
1) Control2411.1
2) Voting power on committees544524.9
3) Formal consultation639529.3
4) Informal consultation547625.1
5) Little or no role322014.7
TOTAL21851100.0
253) What role do you believe graduates in your institution should play in the following? - Departmental graduate admissions policy (SHD_ADMS)
TOTAL%
0) Refused11435.2
1) Control2361.1
2) Voting power on committees565125.9
3) Formal consultation663830.4
4) Informal consultation520723.8
5) Little or no role297613.6
TOTAL21851100.0
254) What role do you believe graduates in your institution should play in the following? - Provision and content of courses (SHD_COUR)
TOTAL%
0) Refused10484.8
1) Control7013.2
2) Voting power on committees812537.2
3) Formal consultation780635.7
4) Informal consultation315214.4
5) Little or no role10194.7
TOTAL21851100.0
255) What role do you believe graduates in your institution should play in the following? - Advanced degree requirements (SHD_REQS)
TOTAL%
0) Refused11555.3
1) Control3191.5
2) Voting power on committees608427.8
3) Formal consultation730633.4
4) Informal consultation441220.2
5) Little or no role257511.8
TOTAL21851100.0
256) How active are you on committees concerned with issues like the above? (COMM_ACT)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5992.7
1) Extremely active3601.6
2) Quite active10064.6
3) Somewhat active327215.0
4) Not active at all1661476.0
TOTAL21851100.0
257) If affirmative action procedures affect my chances for future jobs at all, they will probably: (AFF_CHNC)
TOTAL%
0) Refused13716.3
1) Improve my chances a great deal14696.7
2) Improve my chances a little485322.2
3) Hurt my chances a little585826.8
4) Hurt my chances a great deal18798.6
5) Make no difference642129.4
TOTAL21851100.0
258) Since entering graduate school how much money have you had to borrow to pay for expenses directly related to your education? Include all loans except those from friends and family. (BORROWED)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3811.7
1) None1529270.0
2) Less than $1,00018208.3
3) $1,000-$1,99915367.0
4) $2,000-$2,99911525.3
5) $3,000-$5,0009604.4
6) More than $5,0007103.2
TOTAL21851100.0
259) Universities and colleges should respond to any under-representation of minorities and women among A) Their faculty and B) Graduate and professional students by - Women, faculty appointments (WOM_FAC)
TOTAL%
0) Refused275812.6
1) Establishing firm goals and timetables and meeting them21049.6
2) Giving preference to women and minorities to increase their numbers, but without strict goals and timetables13906.4
3) Making special efforts to find more women and minority candidates, but giving no preference in appointment781735.8
4) Making appointments without any regard to race or sex778235.6
TOTAL21851100.0
260) Universities and colleges should respond to any under-representation of minorities and women among A) Their faculty and B) Graduate and professional students by - Minorities, faculty appointments (MIN_FAC)
TOTAL%
0) Refused275612.6
1) Establishing firm goals and timetables and meeting them20769.5
2) Giving preference to women and minorities to increase their numbers, but without strict goals and timetables14716.7
3) Making special efforts to find more women and minority candidates, but giving no preference in appointment787736.0
4) Making appointments without any regard to race or sex767135.1
TOTAL21851100.0
261) Universities and colleges should respond to any under-representation of minorities and women among A) Their faculty and B) Graduate and professional students by - Women, graduate admissions (WOM_GRAD)
TOTAL%
0) Refused283513.0
1) Establishing firm goals and timetables and meeting them19869.1
2) Giving preference to women and minorities to increase their numbers, but without strict goals and timetables15897.3
3) Making special efforts to find more women and minority candidates, but giving no preference in appointment690431.6
4) Making appointments without any regard to race or sex853739.1
TOTAL21851100.0
262) Universities and colleges should respond to any under-representation of minorities and women among A) Their faculty and B) Graduate and professional students by - Minorities, graduate admissions (MIN_GRAD)
TOTAL%
0) Refused279112.8
1) Establishing firm goals and timetables and meeting them20359.3
2) Giving preference to women and minorities to increase their numbers, but without strict goals and timetables18068.3
3) Making special efforts to find more women and minority candidates, but giving no preference in appointment694731.8
4) Making appointments without any regard to race or sex827237.9
TOTAL21851100.0
263) Academic research on the genetics basis of differences in intelligence: (GENE_INT)
TOTAL%
0) Refused9924.5
1) Should not be permitted18988.7
2) Should be discouraged375417.2
3) Should encounter no limitations1520769.6
TOTAL21851100.0
264) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. - The United States is spending too much money on social programs. (STD_SOCL)
TOTAL%
0) Refused4322.0
1) Strongly Agree20099.2
2) Agree with Reservations497822.8
3) Disagree with Reservations782635.8
4) Strongly Disagree660630.2
TOTAL21851100.0
265) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. - The United States is spending too much money for national defense and military purposes. (STD_DEFN)
TOTAL%
0) Refused4051.9
1) Strongly Agree893140.9
2) Agree with Reservations743334.0
3) Disagree with Reservations378717.3
4) Strongly Disagree12955.9
TOTAL21851100.0
266) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. - In general my personal values are shared by most Americans. (STD_SHAR)
TOTAL%
0) Refused6332.9
1) Strongly Agree11695.3
2) Agree with Reservations970344.4
3) Disagree with Reservations758934.7
4) Strongly Disagree275712.6
TOTAL21851100.0
267) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. - Real poverty could be eliminated in this country within ten years if it were given a high national priority. (STD_POV1)
TOTAL%
0) Refused4892.2
1) Strongly Agree499622.9
2) Agree with Reservations702732.2
3) Disagree with Reservations624528.6
4) Strongly Disagree309414.2
TOTAL21851100.0
268) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. - Public policy in the United States should be aimed at equalizing income. (STD_EQLZ)
TOTAL%
0) Refused4932.3
1) Strongly Agree21029.6
2) Agree with Reservations511723.4
3) Disagree with Reservations772635.4
4) Strongly Disagree641329.3
TOTAL21851100.0
269) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. - Private corporations are too concerned with profits and not enough with public responsibility. (STD_PROF)
TOTAL%
0) Refused4462.0
1) Strongly Agree846338.7
2) Agree with Reservations878740.2
3) Disagree with Reservations307214.1
4) Strongly Disagree10835.0
TOTAL21851100.0
270) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. - The qualities a person is born with mostly determine his or her success in life. (STD_BORN)
TOTAL%
0) Refused4732.2
1) Strongly Agree8744.0
2) Agree with Reservations493422.6
3) Disagree with Reservations943543.2
4) Strongly Disagree613528.1
TOTAL21851100.0
271) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. - Our present system of government is Democratic in name only. (STD_DEMO)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5382.5
1) Strongly Agree315514.4
2) Agree with Reservations801236.7
3) Disagree with Reservations834738.2
4) Strongly Disagree17998.2
TOTAL21851100.0
272) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. - In the U.S. today there can be no justification for using violence to achieve political goals. (STD_VIOL)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5322.4
1) Strongly Agree1053448.2
2) Agree with Reservations671030.7
3) Disagree with Reservations329815.1
4) Strongly Disagree7773.6
TOTAL21851100.0
273) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. - Economic well-being in this country is unjustly and unfairly distributed. (STD_ECON)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5182.4
1) Strongly Agree581226.6
2) Agree with Reservations874740.0
3) Disagree with Reservations547425.1
4) Strongly Disagree13005.9
TOTAL21851100.0
274) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. - The belief that there exist governmental solutions for any social problems has attained too high a measure of casual acceptance. (STD_GOVT)
TOTAL%
0) Refused8293.8
1) Strongly Agree620828.4
2) Agree with Reservations1039347.6
3) Disagree with Reservations362116.6
4) Strongly Disagree8003.7
TOTAL21851100.0
275) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. - I am very apprehensive about the future of this country. (STD_FUTU)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5062.3
1) Strongly Agree434119.9
2) Agree with Reservations891540.8
3) Disagree with Reservations665630.5
4) Strongly Disagree14336.6
TOTAL21851100.0
276) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. - This country has not made any real progress towards racial equality in the last five years. (STD_PROG)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5092.3
1) Strongly Agree15096.9
2) Agree with Reservations388817.8
3) Disagree with Reservations1030147.1
4) Strongly Disagree564425.8
TOTAL21851100.0
277) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. - Generally speaking our political system is working well in handling America's problems. (STD_POLI)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5182.4
1) Strongly Agree7473.4
2) Agree with Reservations694931.8
3) Disagree with Reservations952943.6
4) Strongly Disagree410818.8
TOTAL21851100.0
278) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. - I would be more politically active if there were any meaningful avenues for political activity. (STD_ACTV)
TOTAL%
0) Refused7273.3
1) Strongly Agree227310.4
2) Agree with Reservations780035.7
3) Disagree with Reservations803736.8
4) Strongly Disagree301413.8
TOTAL21851100.0
279) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. - Meaningful social change cannot be achieved through traditional American politics. (STD_TRAD)
TOTAL%
0) Refused6463.0
1) Strongly Agree219610.0
2) Agree with Reservations570126.1
3) Disagree with Reservations983145.0
4) Strongly Disagree347715.9
TOTAL21851100.0
280) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. - The use of marijuana should be legalized. (STD_MARI)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5672.6
1) Strongly Agree604727.7
2) Agree with Reservations659630.2
3) Disagree with Reservations348115.9
4) Strongly Disagree516023.6
TOTAL21851100.0
281) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. - Realistically, an individual person can do little to bring about changes in our society. (STD_CHNG)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5862.7
1) Strongly Agree343115.7
2) Agree with Reservations786236.0
3) Disagree with Reservations715832.8
4) Strongly Disagree281412.9
TOTAL21851100.0
282) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. - These days you hear too much about the rights of minorities and not enough about the rights of the majority. (STD_MINO)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5922.7
1) Strongly Agree316414.5
2) Agree with Reservations657730.1
3) Disagree with Reservations779635.7
4) Strongly Disagree372217.0
TOTAL21851100.0
283) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. - Most people who live in poverty could do something about their situation if they really wanted to. (STD_POV2)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5092.3
1) Strongly Agree17428.0
2) Agree with Reservations679431.1
3) Disagree with Reservations888040.6
4) Strongly Disagree392618.0
TOTAL21851100.0
284) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. - There is too much concern in the courts for the rights of criminals. (STD_CRIM)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5422.5
1) Strongly Agree372817.1
2) Agree with Reservations661330.3
3) Disagree with Reservations742534.0
4) Strongly Disagree354316.2
TOTAL21851100.0
285) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. - Most youth who currently reject society's economic and political values will outgrow their present views. (STD_RJCT)
TOTAL%
0) Refused6282.9
1) Strongly Agree13646.2
2) Agree with Reservations1175853.8
3) Disagree with Reservations697531.9
4) Strongly Disagree11265.2
TOTAL21851100.0
286) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. - The only valid measure of equality between different groups in society is not equality of opportunity but equality of group achievement. (STD_ACHV)
TOTAL%
0) Refused14736.7
1) Strongly Agree10674.9
2) Agree with Reservations558625.6
3) Disagree with Reservations866039.6
4) Strongly Disagree506523.2
TOTAL21851100.0
287) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. - The government should own and operate all essential industries. (STD_INDU)
TOTAL%
0) Refused6072.8
1) Strongly Agree11565.3
2) Agree with Reservations274212.5
3) Disagree with Reservations600127.5
4) Strongly Disagree1134551.9
TOTAL21851100.0
288) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. - Some form of communist regime is probably necessary for progress in underdeveloped countries. (STD_COMM)
TOTAL%
0) Refused7893.6
1) Strongly Agree11205.1
2) Agree with Reservations520823.8
3) Disagree with Reservations706232.3
4) Strongly Disagree767235.1
TOTAL21851100.0
289) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. - Where De Facto segregation exists, black people should be assured control over their own schools. (STD_SEGR)
TOTAL%
0) Refused10214.7
1) Strongly Agree397018.2
2) Agree with Reservations929042.5
3) Disagree with Reservations532224.4
4) Strongly Disagree224810.3
TOTAL21851100.0
290) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. - Racial integration of the public elementary schools should be achieved even if it requires busing. (STD_INTG)
TOTAL%
0) Refused7063.2
1) Strongly Agree303113.9
2) Agree with Reservations550625.2
3) Disagree with Reservations626828.7
4) Strongly Disagree634029.0
TOTAL21851100.0
291) What contribution do you think each of the following could make to solving our society's problems? - More knowledge about society. (SLV_KNOW)
TOTAL%
0) Refused4972.3
1) None6793.1
2) A Little369416.9
3) A Fair Amount670030.7
4) A Great Deal1028147.1
TOTAL21851100.0
292) What contribution do you think each of the following could make to solving our society's problems? - More governmental spending. (SLV_SPND)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5882.7
1) None369516.9
2) A Little821437.6
3) A Fair Amount680431.1
4) A Great Deal255011.7
TOTAL21851100.0
293) What contribution do you think each of the following could make to solving our society's problems? - More technology. (SLV_TECH)
TOTAL%
0) Refused6102.8
1) None19759.0
2) A Little715932.8
3) A Fair Amount807537.0
4) A Great Deal403218.5
TOTAL21851100.0
294) What contribution do you think each of the following could make to solving our society's problems? - More scientific knowledge. (SLV_SCI)
TOTAL%
0) Refused6032.8
1) None12765.8
2) A Little588927.0
3) A Fair Amount826737.8
4) A Great Deal581626.6
TOTAL21851100.0
295) On balance what effects do you think the student activism of the 1960's had : 1) On American colleges and universities? 2) On national political affairs? - On American colleges and universities (COLL_60S)
TOTAL%
0) Refused11045.1
1) It did much more good than harm599327.4
2) It did somewhat more good than harm826837.8
3) It did somewhat more harm than good321214.7
4) It did much more harm than good17418.0
5) It had no real effects15337.0
TOTAL21851100.0
296) On balance what effects do you think the student activism of the 1960's had : 1) On American colleges and universities? 2) On national political affairs? - Nationally (NATN_60S)
TOTAL%
0) Refused10524.8
1) It did much more good than harm603027.6
2) It did somewhat more good than harm804736.8
3) It did somewhat more harm than good275412.6
4) It did much more harm than good16707.6
5) It had no real effects229810.5
TOTAL21851100.0
297) How would you characterize yourself politically at the present time? (LIB_CONS)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5612.6
1) Left15987.3
2) Liberal818837.5
3) Middle-of-the-road615328.2
4) Moderately Conservative480922.0
5) Strongly Conservative5422.5
TOTAL21851100.0
298) What was your undergraduate grade point average? (UG_GPA)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3541.6
1) A or A+282412.9
2) A-413318.9
3) B+514923.6
4) B385917.7
5) B-293513.4
6) C+21149.7
7) C or below4832.2
TOTAL21851100.0
299) In what religion were you raised? (REL_RAIS)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist10945.0
2) Baptist (Southern)8964.1
3) Congregational (United Church of Christ)7003.2
4) Episcopal10624.9
5) Jewish19258.8
6) Latter-Day Saints (Mormon)1330.6
7) Lutheran10764.9
8) Lutheran (Missouri Synod)3751.7
9) Methodist287813.2
10) Presbyterian17067.8
11) Quaker (Society of Friends)530.2
12) Roman Catholic614528.2
13) Unitarian-Universalist1390.6
14) Other Protestant13746.3
15) Other religions6973.2
16) None9574.4
17) No answer (selected "No Answer")2401.1
18) Not Answered (left blank)3111.4
Missing90 
TOTAL21761100.0
300) What is your present religious preference? (REL_PRES)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist6352.9
2) Baptist (Southern)5112.3
3) Congregational (United Church of Christ)3461.6
4) Episcopal6723.1
5) Jewish15587.1
6) Latter-Day Saints (Mormon)1250.6
7) Lutheran6673.1
8) Lutheran (Missouri Synod)2611.2
9) Methodist15116.9
10) Presbyterian9054.1
11) Quaker (Society of Friends)1170.5
12) Roman Catholic398618.3
13) Unitarian-Universalist3221.5
14) Other Protestant10374.8
15) Other religions8984.1
16) None598227.4
17) No answer (selected "No Answer")19649.0
18) Not Answered (left blank)3181.5
Missing36 
TOTAL21815100.0
301) Do you consider yourself: (REL_STR)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3921.8
1) Deeply religious269712.3
2) Moderately religious1011746.3
3) Largely indifferent to religion710132.5
4) Basically opposed to religion15447.1
TOTAL21851100.0
302) Are you a United States citizen? (CITIZEN)
TOTAL%
0) Refused2301.1
1) Yes2047593.7
2) No11465.2
TOTAL21851100.0
303) Your race or ethnic group: (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3131.4
1) White\Causcasian1922688.0
2) Black\Negro\African-American8714.0
3) Native American\American Indian500.2
4) Mexican-American\Chicano1340.6
5) Puerto Rican410.2
6) Oriental6643.0
7) Other Asian2261.0
8) Other3261.5
TOTAL21851100.0
304) What is the highest level of formal education reached by your spouse? (ED_SPOU)
TOTAL%
0) Refused14096.4
1) No spouse811837.2
2) 8th grade or less510.2
3) Some high school1330.6
4) Completed high school10865.0
5) Some college245811.2
6) Graduated from college333015.2
7) Attended graduate or professional school221110.1
8) Attained advanced degree305514.0
TOTAL21851100.0
305) What is the highest level of formal education reached by your father? (ED_MOM)
TOTAL%
0) Refused5002.3
2) 8th grade or less332715.2
3) Some high school235110.8
4) Completed high school494622.6
5) Some college336015.4
6) Graduated from college309114.1
7) Attended graduate or professional school13666.3
8) Attained advanced degree291013.3
TOTAL21851100.0
306) What is the highest level of formal education reached by your mother? (ED_DAD)
TOTAL%
0) Refused4862.2
2) 8th grade or less241211.0
3) Some high school220210.1
4) Completed high school769535.2
5) Some college395218.1
6) Graduated from college289313.2
7) Attended graduate or professional school10554.8
8) Attained advanced degree11565.3
TOTAL21851100.0
307) What is your spouse's occupation? What is/was your father's principal occupation? Your mother's occupation? - Spouse (OC_SPOU)
TOTAL%
1) No spouse834838.3
2) College or university teaching, research or administration11625.3
3) Elementary or secondary school teaching or administration228810.5
4) Other professional247011.3
5) Owner, large business230.1
6) Executive or managerial in business or industry7753.6
7) Other managerial or administrative5652.6
8) Technical and semi-professional7943.6
9) Owner, small business2741.3
10) Other white collar: Clerical, retail sales11455.3
11) Skilled wage worker4342.0
12) Semi- and unskilled wage worker, farm laborer1880.9
13) Armed Forces1160.5
14) Homemaker17247.9
15) Not Answered14706.8
Missing75 
TOTAL21776100.0
308) What is your spouse's occupation? What is/was your father's principal occupation? Your mother's occupation? - Father (OC_DAD)
TOTAL%
2) College or university teaching, research or administration6633.0
3) Elementary or secondary school teaching or administration6242.9
4) Other professional298513.7
5) Owner, large business4332.0
6) Executive or managerial in business or industry316914.6
7) Other managerial or administrative13276.1
8) Technical and semi-professional12515.8
9) Owner, small business328315.1
10) Other white collar: Clerical, retail sales14676.7
11) Skilled wage worker329915.2
12) Semi- and unskilled wage worker, farm laborer19729.1
13) Armed Forces5052.3
14) Homemaker210.1
15) Not Answered7463.4
Missing106 
TOTAL21745100.0
309) What is your spouse's occupation? What is/was your father's principal occupation? Your mother's occupation? - Mother (OC_MOM)
TOTAL%
2) College or university teaching, research or administration2231.0
3) Elementary or secondary school teaching or administration19398.9
4) Other professional10284.7
5) Owner, large business280.1
6) Executive or managerial in business or industry2071.0
7) Other managerial or administrative4832.2
8) Technical and semi-professional5582.6
9) Owner, small business5872.7
10) Other white collar: Clerical, retail sales270812.4
11) Skilled wage worker8243.8
12) Semi- and unskilled wage worker, farm laborer9714.5
13) Armed Forces40.0
14) Homemaker1144552.6
15) Not Answered7483.4
Missing98 
TOTAL21753100.0
310) How would you describe your parents' present financial situation? (PAR_FIN)
TOTAL%
0) Refused7343.4
1) Comfortable990545.3
2) Adequate882740.4
3) Less than adequate238510.9
TOTAL21851100.0
311) Your sex: (SEX)
TOTAL%
0) Refused2211.0
1) Male1281758.7
2) Female881340.3
TOTAL21851100.0
312) What is your date of birth? (YEAR) (YEARBORN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2185144.47110
313) In what year did you obtain your bachelors degree? (YEAR_UG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2185166.7813
314) In what year did you enter graduate school for the first time? (ENTRGRAD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2185168.95313
315) Have you attended a meeting of an academic or professional society? (SOC_ATT)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3141.4
1) Yes1423965.2
2) No729833.4
TOTAL21851100.0
316) Have you presented a paper at a meeting of an academic or professional society? (SOC_PRES)
TOTAL%
0) Refused7933.6
1) Yes268312.3
2) No1837584.1
TOTAL21851100.0
317) Have you published an article in an academic or professional journal? (SOC_PUB)
TOTAL%
0) Refused8153.7
1) Yes271512.4
2) No1832183.8
TOTAL21851100.0
318) Do any of the following statements apply to you? - I grew up in this state. (STATE_GU)
TOTAL%
0) Refused11325.2
1) Yes1096550.2
2) No975444.6
TOTAL21851100.0
319) Do any of the following statements apply to you? - I came to this state an as undergraduate. (STATE_UG)
TOTAL%
0) Refused452620.7
1) Yes232510.6
2) No1500068.6
TOTAL21851100.0
320) Do any of the following statements apply to you? - I first came to this state as a graduate student. (STATE_GR)
TOTAL%
0) Refused443620.3
1) Yes608727.9
2) No1132851.8
TOTAL21851100.0
321) What is your marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
0) Refused2401.1
1) Married (once only)1117451.1
2) Married (remarried)6102.8
3) Separated2811.3
4) Single (never married)856439.2
5) Single (divorced)8734.0
6) Single (widowed)1090.5
TOTAL21851100.0
322) If not now married, are you living with spouse equivalent? (COHABIT)
TOTAL%
0) Refused12115.5
1) Yes10784.9
2) No777835.6
3) Not Applicable1178453.9
TOTAL21851100.0
323) How many dependent children do you have - Under 6 years. (KIDS0)
TOTAL%
0) Refused339815.6
1) None1477967.6
2) One254611.7
3) Two or more11285.2
TOTAL21851100.0
324) How many dependent children do you have - Ages 6-10. (KIDS6)
TOTAL%
0) Refused550925.2
1) None1411864.6
2) One14836.8
3) Two or more7413.4
TOTAL21851100.0
325) How many dependent children do you have - Ages 11-15. (KIDS11)
TOTAL%
0) Refused590827.0
1) None1416164.8
2) One10274.7
3) Two or more7553.5
TOTAL21851100.0
326) How many dependent children do you have - Ages 16 and over. (KIDS16)
TOTAL%
0) Refused621628.4
1) None1425465.2
2) One6422.9
3) Two or more7393.4
TOTAL21851100.0
327) If you have no children - Do you intend to have any children? (HAVEKIDS)
TOTAL%
0) Refused6733.1
1) Yes611628.0
2) Probably yes492722.5
3) Probably No20279.3
4) No15437.1
5) Not applicable656530.0
TOTAL21851100.0
328) If you have children - Is adequate child-care available to you at a reasonable cost? (KIDCARE1)
TOTAL%
0) Refused18018.2
1) Yes221410.1
2) No12675.8
3) I don't need it327215.0
4) Not applicable1329760.9
TOTAL21851100.0
329) [IF "NO" IN KIDCARE1] Is the lack of child-care likely to be a major difficulty for you in completing your studies? (KIDCARE2)
TOTAL%
0) Refused17638.1
1) Yes4392.0
2) No8664.0
3) Not applicable1878386.0
TOTAL21851100.0
330) REGION (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) New England (CN, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT)13866.3
2) Mid East (DEL, DC, MD, NJ, NY, PA)619028.3
3) Great Lakes (IL, IN, MICH, OH, WS)398818.3
4) Plains (IO, KS, MN, MO, NB, ND, SD)13616.2
5) Southeast (AL, ARK, FL, GA, KY, LA, MISS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WVA)329015.1
6) Southwest (AR, NM, OK, TX)14836.8
7) Rocky Mts (CO, ID, MONT, UT, WY)5292.4
8) Far West (ALA, CA, HI, NE, OR, WA)362416.6
TOTAL21851100.0
331) RACE PREDOMINANCE (RACEPRED)
TOTAL%
1) White2142698.1
2) Black4251.9
TOTAL21851100.0
332) QUALITY OF SCHOOL (QUALITY)
TOTAL%
1) High quality university480822.0
2) Medium quality univeristy439820.1
3) Low quality university428419.6
4) High quality college219810.1
5) Medium quality college251011.5
6) Low quality college365316.7
TOTAL21851100.0
333) I-RACE: Your race or ethnic group: (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Refused3131.4
1) White\Causcasian1922688.0
2) Black\Negro\African-American8714.0
4) Mexican-American\Chicano\Puerto Rican1750.8
6) Oriental\Other Asian8904.1
8) Other3761.7
TOTAL21851100.0
334) I-MARITAL: What is your marital status? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
0) Refused2401.1
1) Married (once only)1117451.1
2) Married (remarried)6102.8
3) Separated2811.3
4) Single (never married)856439.2
5) Single (divorced/widowed)9824.5
TOTAL21851100.0
335) I-GENDER: Your sex: (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
0) Refused2211.0
1) Male1281758.7
2) Female881340.3
TOTAL21851100.0
336) I-RELIGION: What is your present religious preference? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant666230.5
5) Jewish15587.1
12) Roman Catholic398618.3
15) Other religions13456.2
16) None/No answer/not answered826437.9
Missing36 
TOTAL21815100.0