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Data Communications in Institutional Research: Insights from AAUDE 2024

The Association of American Universities Data Exchange (AAUDE) recently convened its annual meeting, hosted by Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania from May 5 to 8 in Princeton, New Jersey. Georgia Tech Institutional Research and Planning co-facilitated a thought-provoking session titled: “Forget ‘SciCommers’ (Science Communicators). What about ‘DataCommers’ (Data Communicators)? What does Data Communications look like around AAUDE?”

2023-24 IPEDS Reports for Georgia Institute of Technology

IPEDS (Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System) is a comprehensive survey system conducted annually by the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). It collects data from colleges, universities, and technical institutions participating in federal student financial aid programs. Researchers, policymakers, and education stakeholders rely on IPEDS data to understand the landscape of higher education and identify patterns and changes over time.

Report on International Students in Science and Engineering

International Students in Science and Engineering is a policy brief published by the National Foundation for American Policy. International students constitute a significant portion of graduate student populations at U.S. institutions. This benefits American students by allowing domestic universities to offer high-quality academic programs in science and engineering. Foreign nationals who remain in the U.S. after graduation are a source of talent for U.S. employers and contribute to scientific research and technological innovation.

Report on the Condition of Education

The Condition of Education is an annual report mandated by the U.S. Congress that summarizes the latest data on education in the United States. This report uses data collected by various sources such as the National Center for Education Statistics. It is designed to help policymakers and the public monitor educational progress.

The Condition of Education website allows users to explore the data by indicator topics and subgroups: Condition of Education (COE)/Home.

2024 Biennial Report

Institutional Research & Planning (IRP) resumed publication of the Biennial Report which had been suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2024 Edition introduces IRP staff, their interests, areas of expertise, and accomplishments. You’ll also find information on how IRP uses Institute data for external reporting, including federal and state compliance reporting, and helping units with support for business processes and strategic planning.

2023 Fact Book

Georgia Tech’s 2023 Fact Book is now available on the Institutional Research & Planning (IRP) website. This Fact Book provides information about the Institute, including faculty, student admissions and enrollment, and more for Academic and Fiscal Year 2023-2024. You’ll also find information about tuition, financial aid, and housing, as well as Institute research and finances.

2023 Data Feedback Report

The 2023 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Data Feedback Report is available on the Institutional Research & Planning (IRP) website. IPEDS is a set of surveys that collects data from all postsecondary institutions which are eligible to receive Title IV funding across the United States and other U.S. jurisdictions. These data are used by states and the federal government for policy analysis and development and by institutions for benchmarking and peer analysis.