Research

Generation Z Goes to College Study

Gen Z

The Generation Z Goes to College Study was both quantitative and qualitative and involved 1,143 participants from 15 higher education institutions in the U.S. The study aimed to uncover perspectives, styles, preferences, concerns, affiliations, beliefs, and approaches of Generation Z related to the following topics: Politics, spirituality, characteristics, motivations, diversity and social justice, communication, social media, friends/family/romance, social issues of concern, engagement and social change, leadership, and learning. Dr. Seemiller served as the Co-PI of this study with Meghan Grace. Findings from the study are integrated into her publications, presentations, webinars, podcasts, blogs, and interviews. Learn more at Generation Z Goes To College.

Generation Z Stories Project

The Generation Z Stories Project served as a follow-up study to the Generation Z Goes to College Study. This entirely qualitative study involved more than 2000 Generation Z college students from 50 higher education institutions in the U.S. and Canada. Participants were asked questions related to learning, motivation, concerns, future career, important issues, and how their generation can make the world a better place. Dr. Seemiller served as the Co-Pi of this study with Meghan Grace. Findings from the study will be available in their upcoming book, Generation Z: A Century in the Making.