Institutional Research

Welcome to the Office of Institutional Research web site at the University of La Verne. Our mission is to advance the University through research and assessment, and build a culture of evidence to continuously improve the quality of teaching, learning, and delivery of services.

We hope you will be able to find here the information you need by selecting from the tabs below:

Academic Program Reviews
Program reviews of departments and programs in all colleges

Campus Climate
Climate Surveys, Classroom Experiences, Graduate Student Surveys, Non-returning Student Surveys

Educational Effectiveness Framework
Academic Program Evaluation Guide, Administrative Program Evaluation Guide, External Reviewer Guide, Program Review Steps

Evaluation of Administrative Units

Examples of Assessment Instruments
Various assessment tools used by the University in the past, Rubrics, Alumni Surveys, Locally Developed surveys


General Education Assessment
Learning Outcomes Assessment Guidelines,  University Values, Critical Skills, Areas of Knowledge, Rotation cycle, On-off campus comparison

Reports/Publication
Fact Books, Common Data Set, IPEDS, Graduation Rate, Retention Rate, Time to Degree

Surveys and Results
Course Evaluation Survey
Cooperative Institutional Research Program
(CIRP) Freshman Survey
National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)
College Senior Survey (CSS)

Terms & Definitions

WASC Accreditation
University of La Verne’s main accreditation web site