Institutional Research is Kent State’s central resource for information and planning.

Access data regarding admissions, graduation and retention rates, faculty, staff and student demographics, enrollment and more.

Institutional Research MascotInstitutional Research analyzes data and utilizes strategic planning and process improvement methods to enhance the performance and effectiveness of all levels of the University. Our office provides critical analysis of strategic University issues, assistance with departmental and university accreditation, official data to external agencies and other higher education institutions. Institutional Research also provides critical historical and current data, assistance to units undergoing program or performance reviews, and support and planning information for budget planning.

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On the headings above, you have access to relevant data one may need about Kent State University. The video and descriptions below help you understand which dataset is more likely to include the answer you are looking for.

Secured Data & Reports: reports about students (admissions, retention), courses (grades, enrollment), distance learning (courses, programs), employees, Provost Measures, Diversity Scorecards, Campus Statistical Reports, and more. Click here for the Report listing.

Student Enrollment: 15th day enrollment statistics for the KSU System and all campuses from 2009 to 2021, including Fall, Spring and all Summer sessions.

Data Retention & Graduation Rates: University-wide Retention and Graduation rates based on the incoming fall cohort of full-time, first-time degree seeking students.

Institutional & Faculty Data: tables and graphs about student enrollments, admissions, retention, demographics, finances, and faculty and staff. Includes flash facts.

Common Dataset (CDS): The Common Data Set includes information from all Kent State University campuses about: General Campus; Enrollment & Persistence; First-time, first-year (FTFY) Freshman Admissions; Transfer Admissions; Academic Offerings & Policies; Student Life; Annual Expenses; Financial Aid; Instructional Faculty & Class Size; Degrees Conferred and Definitions.

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