Office of Institutional Research and Assessment

The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment supports the University mission by its commitment to developing and providing quality and accurate information for effective policy formulation, decision-making, accreditation, assessment and strategic planning activities at the University. The mission of the office is two-fold:

  1. Collect, analyze, interpret and disseminate information collected from internal and external sources to various University constituencies;.
  2. Lead and coordinate the assessment of institutional effectiveness in academic and administrative areas, and provide methodological, analytical and logistical support for assessment of student learning outcomes.

In support of its mission, the Office designs and conducts research projects; produces standard and specialized reports; responds to federal, state mandates and other external requests for institutional data, and monitors compliance with various federal and state mandates; provides data and analytical support for assessment of student learning, and continuous improvement activities in administrative/academic support units; conducts student experiences and satisfaction surveys; supports campus retention efforts; develops and maintains a data warehouse of historical and current institutional information.

Downloadable reports

Fact Sheet

The Fact Sheet presents the following data at the Campus and University level:

  • student enrollment
  • student demographics
  • residency
  • retention
  • graduation rates
  • first-time full-time freshmen average SAT scores
  • student charges
  • degrees awarded.

Print a copy. It is an easy way to carry vital University statistics to your meetings.

Data

Common Data Set

The Common Data Set is a set of standardized questions answered by the University to provide data to college guidebook publishers. The University provides a Common Data Set for each of its campuses:

If you have any questions pertaining to the information in the Common Data Set, please contact Jamie Duggan, duggan@fdu.edu, 201-692-2753.

Fact Book Interactive / Equery

FDU Fact Book Interactive designed for your own specific research on enrollment data.

Requirements

Higher Education Act (HEA): Institutional Disclosure Requirements, 2008

Student Consumer Information

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