Institutional Research

What is Institutional Research?

Institutional Research is a field of applied science that uses student data to track key research issues as it affects institutions of higher education. Using quantitative and qualitative measures, Institutional Researchers provide colleges with data about student enrollment, persistence, tracking, and retention. 

The Office of Institutional Research & Analysis at Kaua'i Community College serves as a resource by providing systematic, timely data and research services that are used to enhance decision making, policy formulation, prepare reports, and to measure institutional effectiveness.

In fulfilling its mission, Institutional Research & Analysis must strive for continuous improvement in:

  1. Data Accuracy
  2. Timely Reporting
  3. Actionable Information