The Office of Institutional Research & Effectiveness collects, maintains, and analyzes institutional data about students and academic programs. The data below are accessible to the campus community and the public.

Institutional Research & Effectiveness Dashboards

The following allow for the campus community and public to access commonly requested data that are used in various ways throughout the University to monitor progress and success.

Performance Metrics

The Institutional Measures Dashboard contains key performance metrics for the University's Metropolitan Vision, which is based on four core strategies:

              Deepen Academic Excellence- Instructional Cost Percentage

              Enhance Student Engagement and Success- Fall Credit Hours per Student

              Increase Enrollment and External Funding- In-State Undergraduate Market Share

              Achieve Metropolitan Impact- Wayne County Market Share

IPEDS Data Feedback Reports

The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) is a system of survey components that collects data from about 7,500 institutions across the United States. The purpose of this report is to provide institutional executives a useful resource and to help improve the quality and comparability of IPEDS data.

What's in IPEDS Data Feedback Reports?

IPEDS Data Feedback Reports present institutional data in a way that also allows for comparison to other institutions. These reports give a context for peer analysis showing areas in which we excel and areas that may need development. In the annual IPEDS Data Feedback Reports, survey data figures are placed side-by-side to allow for a helpful visual and statistical comparison.  The data in these reports are "provisional" and may change within the first year following submission of data. 

IPEDS collects institution level data on topics such as:

  • Student enrollment
  • Graduation rates
  • Student charges
  • Program completions
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Finances

Common Data Set

The Common Data Set (CDS) -- a collaborative data collection effort initiated by the College Board, Peterson's, and U.S. News & World Report -- provides a set of standards and definitions of commonly used data on enrollment, retention, class sizes, and more.

What's in the Common Data Set?

Common Data Sets include useful information on items such as:

  • Enrollment counts
  • Graduation rates
  • Retention rates
  • Admission Information
  • SAT and ACT score distribution
  • Student Life data
  • Faculty and class sizes
  • Degrees and CIP codes
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