Office of Institutional Research and Assessment (OIRA)
The mission of the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment (OIRA) is to support the assessment, strategic planning, policy formation and decision-making processes of the University by providing accurate, timely and useful information.
To accomplish this mission, the OIRA collects, manipulates and analyzes institutional data resulting in official university statistics and serves as the official data hub of the University.
Lincoln University Facts
Enrollment, retention and graduation rates and number of degrees awarded are among the most frequently requested data for Lincoln University. These data are easily accessible on the Key Facts page.
LU Quick Fact Sheets provide a brief overview of student enrollment, credit hour generation, student FTE, financial data and popular academic programs by semester and by academic year.
Student Consumer Information
The Higher Education Opportunity (HEOA) Act of 2008 requires colleges and universities to publicly disclose various aspects of their policies and procedures to prospective and current students. This page contains links to key information and disclosures in accordance with the HEOA.
Common Data Set
The Common Data Set (CDS) initiative is a collaborative effort among data providers in the higher education community and publishers as represented by the College Board, Peterson's, and U.S. News & World Report.
Accreditation and State Authorization
This mark signifies that Lincoln University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and a member of the North Central Association (NCA). HLC's most recent comprehensive evaluation of the University was completed in 2013. Clicking the image will direct you to more specific information about the University's accreditation status on the HLC website.
Because institutions necessarily evolve over time, HLC regularly collects information from each to ensure they are still operating in a manner that warrants accreditation. At Lincoln University, an annual Institutional Data Update is completed by the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment and the Office of the Provost.
To learn more about the HLC visit their website at http://www.hlcommission.org
Further questions regarding the University's relationship with the HLC should be directed to the Office of the Provost ( firstname.lastname@example.org).
820 Chestnut Street
108 Young Hall
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Beth Nolte, Director
Phone: (573) 681-5194
Fax: (573) 681-5996