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Data Analysis/Information Request Form

Office of Institutional Research

Please complete all sections of the top half of the Data Analysis/Information Request Form. Incomplete forms cannot be processed by the Office of Institutional Research.

Upon receipt of your request, a staff member of the Office of Institutional Research will contact you. At that time, a deadline date for receipt of the analysis/information will be negotiated based on the priority of the item, the complexity of the request, and the present workload of staff members.

Please note special instructions for the following information fields:

Name and Title of Person Making Request:

An individual must be specified in this field in order for the Office of Institutional Research to make preliminary contact.

Data Analysis/Information Requested:

Include the type of data needed, the group or population of interest, and the time frame. It may be helpful to frame your request in the form of a question. For example, "Of the students enrolled in MA 110 in Fall 2007 and Spring 2008, how many respectively passed, failed, and withdrew, cross-tabulated by SAT score?"

You may need to formulate more than one research question. An Institutional Research staff member will discuss your research questions with you if clarification is needed.

You may attach an additional sheet if more space is needed.

How will data analysis/information you requested be used?

Indicate if the information requested is needed for budget planning, curriculum review and planning, accreditation, Major Field Assessment, a grant proposal, etc. Also indicate if the information will appear in an internal or external report or document.

Click here to complete the Data Analysis/Information Request Form

Related Links
  WSU Office of Assessment & Planning
  Massachusetts Department of Higher Education (DHE)
  Association for Institutional Research (AIR)
  North East Association for Institutional Research (NEAIR)
  Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
  College Navigator
  College Scorecard

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