Institutional Research & Market Analytics (IRMA) activities include institutional benchmarking, market research, studies of course-taking patterns, studies of academic progress and outcomes, university admission and enrollment reporting and data management.
Our mission is to frame and inform the institutional strategic dialogue in active partnership with colleagues, building a culture of evidence to support planning and management, as agents of change at DePaul and in higher education generally.
Enrollment Summary Books
The Enrollment Summary and the Freshman Admission Summary Books, published annually by Enrollment Management, summarize trends in DePaul's enrollment profile.
DePaul Fact File
Dating back to the early 1980s, the Fact File provides standardized data on students, faculty and staff
and the university to help frame and inform the institutional strategic dialogue and build a culture of
evidence in support of planning and management.
Common Data Set
The Common Data Set (CDS) provides university data in a standard format, making comparisons across institutions
easier and serving as a foundation for external data requests. The CDS includes information about academic
offerings, student life, annual expenses, financial aid, class size, faculty/student ratio and degrees conferred.
Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA)
The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA) includes many disclosure and reporting regulations for
postsecondary institutions. DePaul's information can be found here and at
DePaul's Consumer Information page
This page contains information about relevant external resources related to higher education data including IBHE, IPEDS, the Student Achievement Measure (SAM), etc.