The Office of Assessment and Institutional Research supports the Scripps College mission and strategic plan by fostering a campus culture of evidence-based planning to enhance students’ success and experience.
The Office of Assessment and Institutional Research augments institutional effectiveness by making use of assessment and evaluation that reports comprehensive data to support planning, decision-making, and policy formulation.
The goals of the Office of Assessment and Institutional Research are to:
Scripps College regularly compiles basic statistical information about our students, staff, faculty and administration for internal and external reporting purposes. The office also submits data to the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), which is a series of annual surveys that the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics collects from every college, university, and technical institution that participates in federal student financial aid programs.
Scripps also participates in a number of national surveys, including:
The office also administers various in-house surveys such as the Campus Climate Survey and Withdrawing Student Survey.
The Scripps College Fact Book displays historical institutional data such as student enrollment, admissions, student profile, retention and graduation rates, faculty and staff composition, and completions by major.