Gen Z StoriesOverview of the Study

The 2017 Generation Z Stories Study served as a follow-up study to the Generation Z Goes to College Study. Participants were asked open-ended questions related to learning, motivation, concerns, future career, important issues, and how their generation can make the world a better place. Study information is below:

  • Data Collection: December 2016-April 2017
  • States: 21/50 represented
  • Institutions: 42; 25 public 4-year; 10 private secular 4-year, 5 private religious 4-year, and 2 community colleges
  • Survey N: 2241


Findings from this study have been published in Generation Z: A Century in the Making as well as other scholarly articles published since 2017.