Calvin College CIRP Freshman Survey Title

Student Activities/Behaviors

Student Activities/Behaviors. Fewer Calvin students worked for pay during their senior year then 10 years ago. In fact, less then half (49.2% in 2006 vs. 62.2% in 1996) spent 6 or more hours working for pay during their senior year.

 

Behaviors Notes as Frequent in the Past Year
Calvin College 2006
Other Religious Four-year Colleges
Calvin College 1996
Smoked Cigarettes
2%
3%
9%
Felt overwhelmed by all I had to do
28%
30%
26%
Felt depressed
5%
8%
7%
Socialized with another racial/ethnic group
56%
66%
49%
Working for pay (6 or more hours per week)
49%
53%
62%

 

Behaviors Notes as Frequent or Occasional in the Past Year
Calvin College 2006
Other Religious Four-year Colleges
Calvin College 1996
Attended a religious service
99%
89%
100%
Participated in organized demonstrations
45%
53%
35%
Drank Beer
22%
32%
33%
Performed volunteer work
94%
86%
90%