NSS 2024: Once again students satisfied with UU

The Landelijk Centrum Studiekeuze (LCSK) has published the results of the 2024 National Student Survey (NSE). All students will receive an e-mail about the results today. You can read about the most noteworthy results below.


A total of 10.447 UU students completed the survey this year, for a response rate of 26.8%. The last survey in 2023 had a response rate of 28.2%, so the response rate has decreased by 1.4%.

General satisfaction

The students gave their study programme and the university a score of 3.9 (4.0 in 2023). Bachelor’s students gave their study programme an average rating of 4.0, and Master’s students rated theirs at 3.9 (Same as 2023).

Central subjects

Compared to the last edition, students in general seem equally satisfied with the subjects Engagement & contact (4.0), Testing & assessment (3.7), Lecturers (3.9) and Content & structure (3.9).For the subjects of Content & structure, Involvement & contact, Lecturers and Study Supervision, the UU scores higher than the comparable institutions*.

As usual, UU scores highest on the themes Engagement & contact and Lecturers and lowest on the theme Connection to professional practice (3.3 same as 2023).

Detailed results coming soon

This is the first scan of the results, and more detailed figures will provide a clearer picture of possible areas of improvement over the long term. In time, you will find the factsheet with all of the results for each study programme here.

More information

If you have any questions or comments about the National Student Survey, please feel free to send an e-mail to: student@nse.nl or visit www.lcsk.nl.

*Comparable universities: Radboud University Nijmegen, University of Groningen, University of Leiden, University of Amsterdam, VU Amsterdam.