Institutional Research FAQ

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Located in Jordan Hall, Room 153, the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment (OIRA) is the official source for key institutional data.  Our mission is “to foster a data-driven culture and facilitate strategic planning and decision-making by providing accurate, relevant, and unbiased data; offering higher education research expertise and statistical consulting services; and improving teaching and learning by assisting academic departments with program reviews and other assessment efforts.”  

As our name implies, OIRA’s primary services can be categorized into institutional research and assessment.   

To learn more about us, please visit our website