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Academic Assessment Committee: Sample Size Calculator

Sample Size Calculator

For assessing program student learning outcomes, sampling may significantly reduce a workload of scoring artifacts.

In the world of statistics, one would sample to learn about a population, estimating a sample size to ensure likelihood of including a population value.

For assessment purposes, if scoring with an instrument with a numerical or ratio scale, using a sample calculator may be helpful.  Please click below to open an Excel file with an easy to use calculator, definitions, and links to online resources.