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Learn more about the administration of the survey (such as contents, schedule, participants, response rates, and past instruments), in the "About" section below. Explore SAIRO's reporting (such as reports, dashboards and briefs) under each year of administration and to view longitudinal analysis, review the "Multi-Year and Longitudinal Data" section below.

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About NCHA

Survey Reports:

National College Health Assessment (NCHA)

Participants:

Randomly selected undergraduate and graduate students

Latest Administration:

Winter 2021

Content:

• Health and Wellness
• Campus Health Behavior
• Safety
• Preventive Care and Insurance Behavior
• Mental Wellness
• Sexual Behavior

Type of Data Collection:

Online, NCHA-Web Confidential Survey

Administration Schedule:

Every two years in Fall; in 2019, administration moved to Winter to align with UC systemwide scheduling

Background:

Created by the American College Health Association (ACHA), the National College Health Assessment, the ACHA-NCHA Survey, is a nationally recognized research survey that focuses on understanding the knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and health behaviors of the UCLA student population.

Instruments:

Download instruments for: 2021, 2016, 2014, 2012

2023

Coming soon.

2021

2021 NCHA - UCLA Executive Summary

An executive summary from American College Health Association on the data from the 2021 National College Health Association survey administration.

LGBTQ+ Fact Sheet

Using data from UCUES 2020 and NCHA 2021, this fact sheet provides an overview on the demographics and experience of UCLA's LGBTQ+ student community.

2021 NCHA - Undergraduate Alcohol Use and Behaviors

A report on UCLA undergraduate students' alcohol use and behaviors based on results from the Winter 2021 administration of the National College Health Assessment(Fall 2021)

2021 NCHA - UCLA Student Mental Health Measures

A report on UCLA students' mental health conditions based on results from the Winter 2021 administration of the National College Health Assessment (Fall 2021)

2019

2019 NCHA - UCLA Executive Summary

An executive summary from American College Health Association on the data from the 2019 National College Health Association survey administration.

2016

2016 NCHA - UCLA Executive Summary

A report based on results from the fall 2016 administration of the National College Health Assessment that examines UCLA undergraduate and graduate students' habits, behaviors, and perceptions on health topics. (Fall 2016)

2016 NCHA Undergraduate Alcohol Use and Behaviors

This data bite from the National College Health Assessment presents information on undergraduates' alcohol use and drinking-related behaviors. (Fall 2016)

2014

2014 National College Health Assessment Report

A report based on results from the fall 2014 administration of the National College Health Assessment that examines UCLA undergraduate students' habits, behaviors, and perceptions on health topics.

2014 NCHA Alcohol and Drug Use

A report on alcohol use and drug-related behaviors using data from the National College Health Assessment survey.

2012

2012 NCHA - UCLA Executive Summary

A report based on results from the fall 2012 administration of the National College Health Assessment that examines UCLA undergraduate students' habits, behaviors, and perceptions on health topics.