Overview of Census Data

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Who are the Ashoka U Census respondents?

Click on each question for a graphical representation of the data.

Where is your institution located?
Frequency Percentage
In the United States 144 65.2%
Outside the U.S 77 34.8%
Total 221 100.0%

 

Respondents in the US by Region
Percentage
Northeast 28%
Midwest 21%
West 17%
Midatlantic 16%
Southwest 10%
South 8%

 

How familiar are you with social innovation activities across your institution?
Frequency Percentage
Not familiar 5 2.3%
Somewhat familiar 44 19.9%
Very Familiar 172 77.8%
Total 221 100.0%

 

Which of the following best describes your primary role at your institution?
Frequency Percentage
Faculty 112 50.7%
Administrator 39 17.6%
Staff 30 13.6%
Student 20 9.0%
Alumnus/Alumna 12 5.4%
Student Affairs 4 1.8%
Social Entrepreneur 2 .9%
Other 2 1%
Total 221 100.0%

 

Which term is most frequently used at your institution?
Frequency Percentage
Social entrepreneurship 87 39.4%
Social innovation 28 12.7%
Service Learning 22 10.0%
Innovation 20 9.0%
Other (Social economy, impact entrepreneurship, social enterprise) 17 7.7%
None of the above 16 7.2%
Social Justice 12 5.4%
Changemaking 8 3.6%
Civic Engagement 7 3.2%
Entrepreneurship 4 1.8%
Total 221 100.0%

 

Student Enrollment Size (Undergraduate and Graduate)
Frequency Percentage
0-3,000 72 32.6%
3,000-10,000 52 23.5%
10,000-30,000 61 27.6%
30,000+ 36 16.3%
Total 221 100%

 

Which best describe(s) your institution?
Frequency Percentage
Private college or university (four-year institution) 116 52.5%
Public or state college or university (four-year institution) 94 42.5%
Neither 11 5.0%
Total 221 100.0%

 

Which of the following applies to your institution’s social innovation initiatives?
Frequency
Campus-wide, reporting directly to the president 38
Campus-wide, reporting directly to the provost 38
Associated with a center or office: 114
Housed in an academic school or department: 92
Associated with student affairs 47
Associated with academic affairs 35

 

How many faculty and staff at your institution are currently advancing campus-wide programs in social innovation?
Frequency Percentage
0-4 82 37.1%
5-9 42 19%
10-14 36 16.3%
15-19 21 9.5%
20-29 16 7.2%
30-49 9 4.1%
50+ 15 6.8%
Total 221 100%

 

How has this number changed in the last five years?
Frequency Percentage
Increased 153 71.8%
I don’t know / Not applicable 35 16.4%
Stayed the same 25 11.7%
Decreased 0 0%
Total 213 100.0%

 

How many of the social innovation offerings does your institution have?
Examples: Dedicated Courses in Social Innovation, Innovation Labs, Masters Programs, Major Degree, Minor Degree, Certificate Program/Concentration, Study Abroad Programs, Field Study Programs, On-site Conferences, Speaker Series, Competitions, Incubators, Fellowships, Internships, Social Entrepeneur in Residence, Dedicated Courses in Social Innovation
Frequency Percentage
0-3 70 31.7%
4-7 92 41.6%
8-11 50 22.6%
12-15 8 3.6%
16+ 1 .5%
Total 221 100.0%