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Institutional Research is an administrative unit of the Office of Academic Affairs.


Our mission is to produce timely statistics, qualitative information and analyses
that support university strategic planning and decision-making.


We provide services to offices and departments at Oregon State University. We also
make summarized data available to the general public.

Our responsibilities include:

  • Developing and analyzing university strategic indicators and performance measures,
    drawing upon institutional data from all sectors of the University
  • Maintaining data archives to support longitudinal profiles and studies
  • Generating datasets of strategic interest to the University using survey instruments
  • Conducting research on issues of strategic importance to the university
    using national and institutional databases
  • Responding to federal, state and other external requests for institutional data
  • Supporting  the academic unit program review process
  • Enhancing and improving the curricular review process
  • Serving as a resource for the University on institutional research issues.