Institutional Research

Institutional Research Resources

IPEDS Data Center: Internet tool hosted by the National Center for Education Statistics, which houses self reported data for colleges and universities.

Common Dataset: Institutional data collected from surveys administered by College Board, Peterson's and U.S. News and World Report.

Middle States Commission on Higher Education: Accrediting agency for degree granting institutions in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

National Student Clearinghouse:  Clearinghouse for transfer student data.

NAC&U: National consortium of small to mid-size independent liberal arts institutions.

NCAA: Data on academic performance, finances of athletic programs and other areas relating to intercollegiate athletics.

NEAIR: Northeast professional organization for institutional research professionals.

UCAN: Internet tool for college comparisons based on the Common Data Set (data included in most published ranking surveys such as US News) and submitted by each participating college.