Institutional Research and Assessment

The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment (OIRA) is responsible for the accurate completion and timely submission of the Integrated Post Secondary Education Data System (IPEDS) surveys to the National Center for Education Statistics within the U.S. Department of Education.

The OIRA is also responsible for the accurate completion and timely submission of the Missouri Department of Higher Education (DHE) surveys. In addition to the completion and submission of the DHE surveys, the OIRA is the Lincoln University liason for the submission of the Enhanced Missouri Student Achievement Study (EMSAS).

The OIRA also responds to appropriate publisher surveys including College Board and Peterson's which provide important institutional data to the public.

In addition to the completion and submission of surveys to external constitutents, personnel within the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment are responsible for preparing institutional reports. Institutional reports include: Facts and Figures, Degrees Conferred, Fall Cohort Report, and Academic Program Review.