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About

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

Mission

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

Function

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.

Vision