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About TSS

Survey Reports:

Transfer Student Survey (TSS)

Participants:

Incoming transfer students

Latest Administration:

Year: Summer 2019
Response Rate: 48%

Content:

• Demographic and background characteristics
• Personal skills and abilities
• Previous personal, social, and academic
experiences
• Financial issues and student employment
patterns
• Educational motivations and aspirations
• Expectations of college

Type of Data Collection:

Online survey

Administration Schedule:

Biennially through 2019; replaced with Entering Student Survey in 2021.

Background:

The Transfer Student Survey (TSS) was designed as a companion piece to the CIRP Freshman Survey. It was first administered in 2005 by UCLA's Student Affairs and Information Research Office (SAIRO). The TSS provides baseline information about transfer students as they enter UCLA and allows us to better understand the transfer student experience and assess the services being provided to this population.

Instruments:

Download instruments for: 2019, 2017, 2015, 2013

2019

Transfer Profile 2019: Who's Coming to Campus?

This infographic report provides a summary of the incoming 2019 transfer student population in the areas of personal background, academic background, financial status and employment, and plans for UCLA and beyond. (TSS)

2017

Transfer Profile 2017: Who's Coming to Campus?

This infographic report provides a summary of the incoming 2017 transfer student population in the areas of personal background, academic background, financial status and employment, and plans for UCLA and beyond. (TSS)

2015

Data Bite: Civic engagement among entering UCLA undergraduate students (January 2017)

To honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the civil rights activist and advocate for marginalized communities, the data in this document highlight the practices, goals and plans related to civic and community engagement among entering UCLA undergraduate students. The data comes from the Freshman Survey and the Transfer Student Survey.

Transfer Profile 2015: Who's Coming to Campus?

This infographic report provides a summary of the incoming 2015 transfer student population in the areas of personal background, academic background, financial status and employment, and plans for UCLA and beyond. (TSS)

2013

Undergraduate Students with Dependents: Entering Freshman and Transfer Student Classes of 2013

A report that presents profiles of incoming undergraduate students with dependents using data from the 2013 CIRP Freshman Survey and the 2013 UCLA Transfer Student Survey. (February 2015)

Transfer Profile 2013: Who's Coming to Campus?

This infographic report provides a summary of the incoming 2013 transfer student population in the areas of personal background, academic background, financial status and employment, and plans for UCLA and beyond. (Fall 2013)

2011

Transfer Profile 2011: Who's Coming to Campus?

This infographic report provides a summary of the incoming 2011 transfer student population in the areas of personal background, academic background, financial status and employment, and plans for UCLA and beyond. (Fall 2011)