In collaboration with the Dewar College of Education and Human Services, a survey was distributed in April 2015 to all fully online students attending Valdosta State University (VSU) during the Spring 2015 term. Coordination of this survey, including distribution and benchmark development, was conducted by Eduventures ( Approximately 27,000 students completed the survey from numerous institutions across the country of which 267 respondents were attending VSU (0.97%). Thus, out of the 1,769 students who were fully online and enrolled Spring 2015 at VSU, 15.1% participated in this survey.

Survey results were organized by the COEHS Center for Program Assessment, Analytics, and Evaluation into five topic areas: 1. Demographic and Enrollment Information; 2. Selecting Valdosta State University; 3. Online Preferences, 4: Valdosta State University Perceptions and Resources; and, 5. Study Habits and Course Performance. Significant findings from this survey are organized into these topic areas and included below.


Full Benchmark Report

Executive Summary

PowerPoint Presentation to Dean's Council on Results from Eduventures 2015 Online Enrolled Student Survey

Spring 2015 Student Demographic Comparison - Online Versus On-Campus Enrollment