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Institutional Research and Planning

Primary Resource for University Data

The Office of Institutional Research and Planning is responsible for providing Point Park University leadership with information that supports institutional planning, policy formation and decision making. The office serves as a comprehensive source for information about the University, provides data to meet various state and federal requirements, and generates essential University reports, including:

2013_factbookcover Factbook
Statistical data and summary information designed to answer the most frequently asked questions about the University

Quick Facts and Figures
Summary sheet published annually in conjunction with the Factbook

Enrollment Reports
Ten-year enrollment trends, five-year variance and other reports

Graduation Rates
Statistics on the University's graduation/completion rates provided in compliance with the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as amended)

Student Satisfaction Inventory
Standardized survey of students' satisfaction with a wide-range of college experiences, programs and services

Common Data Set
Collaborative effort among the higher education community and college guidebook publishers (such as the College Board, Peterson's and U.S. News & World Report) to develop standard data items and definitions used in higher education surveys.

For more information about institutional research and comparative data, check out these resources and web tools.

What exactly is Institutional Research?    Find out on Wikipedia.org.

Contact Us

Office of Institutional Research and Planning
Christopher E. Choncek, Assistant Vice President
Patterson Building, 5th Floor
412-392-3421
412-392-8121 Fax

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