What is Institutional Research?

Institutional Research is a field of applied science that uses student data to track key research issues as it affects institutions of higher education. Using quantitative and qualitative measures, Institutional Researchers provide colleges with data about student enrollment, persistence, tracking, and retention. 

Mission

The Office of Institutional Research (OIR) supports faculty and staff in reporting the institutional information of the College. It also presents this information to students and prospective students for their decision-making regarding the College. 

Goals

  • To provide quantitative data and analysis to students, faculty, staff, and administration to strengthen and improve courses, programs, and services
  • To present institutional information to students and prospective students for their decision-making regarding the College
  • To provide quantitative data and analysis as requested for UHCC, System, State and Federal programs and initiatives