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Institutional Research

The mission of the Office of Institutional Research (IR) is to provide university-level information to promote organizational understanding at Cedarville University in support of the University Mission and to support data-driven decision-making for administrative and academic operations for the efficient and effective use of resources. IR coordinates reporting requirements for internal and external constituents, including completion of the following:

  • IPEDS surveys

  • College Board, Peterson’s, U.S. News, Princeton Review, and numerous other reports and surveys

  • Annual Factbook

  • Measurement of Student Outcomes through the reporting of Enrollment/Persistence, Degrees Conferred, Retention Rates, Graduation Rates, Student Diversity, Student Engagement, and Career Outcomes

  • Student evaluations of courses through CoursEval

  • Student satisfaction surveys, including the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) and the Ruffalo Noel Levitz Student Satisfaction Inventory (SSI)