News & Research
7 in 10 Students Believe Colleges Can Require COVID-19 Vaccinations
January 27th, 2021
As COVID-19 vaccines become more broadly available in 2021, universities must decide on vaccine policies for college students. Despite some safety concerns, a majority of students say they’re likely to get vaccinated as soon as they can.
College Students Have Little Trust in American Democracy
January 20th, 2021
Despite the transition of power, few American college students fully trust the country’s system of government.
4 in 10 College Students Worry About Internet Access for Remote Work
January 14th, 2021
While college students say their main concern about starting a job from home would be onboarding remotely, a significant number of students would also worry about not having adequate internet access. Students rank it as the most helpful WFH benefit an employer could offer remote workers.
College Students Don’t Want to Start Work Immediately After Graduation
January 7th, 2021
Although a majority of college students hope to get job offers before leaving campus, they don’t necessarily want to start working right away.
Students With No Confidence in Economic Recovery are Changing Career Paths
January 4th, 2021
Young adults currently attending college will likely graduate into a recession, leading to fewer job opportunities and lower earnings. With unemployment in the United States at a record high this year, students who lack confidence that the economy will recover quickly are more likely to change career paths.
A Majority of College Students Will Spend More than $100 on Christmas Gifts
December 17th, 2020
Christmas may look a little different this year, but college students are still buying gifts for the people they care about — highlighting that Gen Z’s spending power shouldn’t be overlooked. A new college survey of 950 undergraduates finds that a majority (56%) of those who will buy Christmas presents this year expect to spend […]
College Students Rank Indeed as the Top Job Search Website
December 10th, 2020
A majority of college students look for work online these days, so it’s crucial for recruiters to understand where and how students search for job opportunities.
College Students Expect to Wait a Year Before Fully Resuming Social Life
December 3rd, 2020
When the world went into lockdown in March, it wasn’t clear how long the pandemic would last. Students’ expectations about resuming their social lives in a post-pandemic world have shifted over the past few months.
The Data Behind the College Free Speech Rankings
November 23rd, 2020
The College Free Speech Rankings offer students such insight by providing a glimpse into the social environments of each college surveyed. How were the rankings calculated?
Half of Students Trust their Universities to Protect Them from COVID-19
November 19th, 2020
College students are divided on whether or not they trust university officials to keep them safe amid a global pandemic, and many are dealing with the financial burden of campuses closing mid-semester.
7 in 10 College Students Believe the Pandemic Will Impact Their Career Preparedness
November 19th, 2020
Every aspect of the college experience has been disrupted this year, and students are concerned about how the coronavirus pandemic will impact their career preparedness.
4 in 10 College Students Believe Joe Biden Can Heal the Country’s Divisions
November 16th, 2020
While a strong majority of students supported Joe Biden, a new Chegg.org/College Pulse survey of 2,000 students from 116 colleges finds that less than half (41%) believe he can heal the country’s divisions.