Institutional Research Resources

Association for Institutional Research (AIR)

Internet Resources for Institutional Research

Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas Statistics (ICUT)

The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education™

IPEDS - Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System:

College Opportunities On-line (COOL) presents data on institution prices, financial aid, enrollment, and type of programs that are offered by the institution. IPEDS COOL is designed to help college students, future students, and their parents understand the differences between colleges and how much it costs to attend college.

Executive Peer Tool, a simplified version of the Peer Analysis System presenting data from the NPEC IPEDS Data Feedback Report.

Peer Analysis System enables a user to compare a LinchPin institution of the user’s choosing to a group of peer institutions, by generating reports using selected IPEDS variables of interest.


Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP): 2000 Edition

Common Data Set Definitions 2005-2006

Statistical Standards Glossary from Institute of Education Sciences: National Center for Educational Statistics

Integrated Post-secondary Educational Data System Glossary

Campus Security Office of Postsecondary Education (Search site with Glossary)


Association for Institutional Research

Common Data Set Initiative

College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR)

Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas (ICUT)

National Association of College & University Business Officers (NACUBO)

Southern Association for Institutional Research (SAIR)

Texas Association for Institutional Research (TAIR)