2021 National Student Survey Results

The results of the 2021 National Student Survey are in! Over 330,000 students at universities and universities of applied sciences were asked what they thought of their current course programmes and their institutions. Although the past year was an unusual year for education and a large part of classes were offered online, almost 75% of students were satisfied with their experience in higher education.

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What do other students think of your (future) course programme?

The results of the 2021 edition of the NSE have been processed and are available on Studiekeuze123.nl under the heading Opleidingen (Course programmes). Find your (future) programme on Studiekeuze123.nl and check out how your fellow students feel about the atmosphere, the teachers, how well you’ll be prepared for a professional career, and much more!

Students’ assessments of their programmes are a valuable aid to prospective students looking to choose a programme. And who better to judge course programmes than students who are currently enrolled?

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Can’t seem to find the results for your programme on Studiekeuze123.nl? There could be several reasons why. Read more.

Read the full press release: Students happy with higher education

23 June 2021 – Stichting Studiekeuze123 is announcing the results of the annual National Student Survey (Nationale Studenten Enquête, NSE) today. Over 330,000 students at universities and universities of applied sciences were asked what they thought of their current course programmes and their institutions...

Read the full press release here (in Dutch)

Explore NSE data interactively with the NSE Dashboard

The NSE Dashboard is an interactive dashboard you can use to explore and compare NSE results data simply and intuitively. These data are based on the public benchmark file. This tool makes it easy for you to:

  • review all theme scores on the level of your choice
  • access items within themes via the theme scores
  • download the graph in PDF format
  • compare the year’s results within your institution’s scores
  • create a list of selections

Discover the NSE Dashboard now.

Quick look: fact sheets

Studiekeuze123 creates fact sheets that offer a quick look at the 2021 HBO and WO results of the NSE.

Third-party use of NSE data

Studiekeuze123 encourages third parties to use NSE results data. Parties that use the NSE data for research purposes or for informing prospective students include:

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