We are the Office of Institutional Research – OIR for short - and we’ve been at the top of institutional research and analytics for a long time, building on our heritage of discovery, creativity and innovation to solve significant educational issues facing Bowling Green State University and derive maximum value from the data available.
With campus partners, we manage University data and focus on quality, consistency, governance, security and privacy. Below are key influencer decision support reports that are created for the public good. See our functional map here
BGSU at a Glance is an executive summary of many of the frequently asked questions about the campus covering topics such as admissions, enrollment, faculty and staff, and finances.
Factsheets are one page documents on enrollment, retention and graduation, degrees and majors awarded, race/ethnicity, faculty/staff and other topics of interest to the campus. A link at the bottom of each factsheet divert to the detail dashboard view.
Enrollment Dashboard shows 10 years enrollment trend analyses by college, department, and program.
Enrollment by Geographical Districts shows enrollment by congressional districts, county, state and country broken down by various demographic variables.
Freshmen Retention and Graduation Dashboard shows 10 years trend in retention and graduation rates of first-time, full-time degree seeking freshmen by college, gender, ethnicity, and residency.
Transfer Student Retention and Graduation Dashboard shows 10 years trend in retention and graduation rates of transfer students by college, gender, ethnicity, and residency.
Master’s Program Completion Rates and Time to Degree shows 10 years trend in graduation and time to degree by entering Master’s cohort.
Doctoral Program Completion Rates and Time to Degree shows 10 years trend in graduation and time to degree of entering Doctoral cohort.
Degrees and Majors Awarded Dashboard shows 10 years trend in the number of degrees and majors awarded.
Employment Rates of BGSU Graduates shows employment rates of BGSU graduates by degree level.
Undergraduate Average Time to Degree (BG Campus) shows trend information on the undergraduate average time to degree completions by college.
Faculty and Staff shows trend in headcount and FTE of faculty and staff employed by college/unit, sex, and ethnicity.
A Common Data Set (CDS) exists for most higher education institutions, and includes questions about admissions, transfer students, enrollment, and financial aid.
The Student Achievement Measure provides a more comprehensive and accurate picture of student progress and completion as students move across institutions and state boundaries.
The Student Migration Flow shows the migration of students by college from entry to graduation.
IPEDS Reports is the core post-secondary education data collection program of the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). IPEDS consists of institution-level data that can be used to describe trends in post-secondary education at the institution, state and/or national levels.
IPEDS Peers Dashboard shows peer comparisons in admissions, enrollment, retention and graduation, student faculty ratio and finance.
Glossary of Terms contains definition of commonly used terminologies in higher education and IR reports.
IR Resources provides links to national data resources such NCES, NSF and the Carnegie Foundation.
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Updated: 06/15/2022 10:41AM