The Statistical Profiles are updated annually and present current and historical information about students, faculty, staff, academic programs, academic support, physical plant, tuition, financial aid and university finances. Data included in the Statistical Profiles support university-wide planning efforts as well as provide individual academic units with planning and management information.
As a result of two closely-related initiatives – major assessment findings reports and annual key assessment findings documents – departments/Schools document on a set schedule (every five years and annually) that they have reviewed specific quantitative and qualitative data and, then, reflected and commented on the assessment findings and implications for their programs.
The Common Data Set (CDS) is a collaborative effort between publishers and the higher education community to improve the quality and consistency of information reported in college guide books. The CDS consists of a series of standard data items and definitions that are compiled annually by all participating institutions. Participating publishers include: The College Board, Peterson's, and U.S. News and World Report.
The University Student Learning Assessment Council, along with its subcommittees, serves as an essential contributor to the evaluation and development of student learning assessment at the Catholic University of America.The Council provides guidance, structure and support for the assessment of student learning and facilitates the implementation of the student learning assessment plan.
The Office of Planning, Institutional Research and Student Learning Outcomes Assessment annually conducts a number of surveys to assess the educational experiences and outcomes of students. These surveys include: The National Survey of Student Engagement, The CIRP Freshman Survey, The Undergraduate and Graduate Alumni Surveys, and the Classroom Survey of Student Engagement.
Aggregates documents, reports, assessments, and key metrics related to the First-Year Experience and undergraduate retention.