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Institutional Research, Planning and Assessment

The Institutional Research, Planning and Assessment (IRPA) office works to help support the mission and strategic plans of the University. IRPA is designed to help build a systematic, clear and documented process to help measure institution wide performance.

What's New?

Big Changes Coming to IR Website

Over the coming months, you’ll begin to see many new changes to the NMU Office of Institutional Research website. We recently purchased Tableau software which will give us the ability to bring data to the greater NMU campus through a self-serve model of dashboards and scorecards. This process will take time to implement and content will be prioritized based on need. 

Data Request Process

If you’d like to submit a request for data to the Institutional Research staff, please do so through our new data request submission form. You will receive a confirmation email that your request has been submitted properly and a staff member from the office will contact you for further details. Putting this process in place allows us to review data requests and develop more streamlined processes freeing up more time for providing services!  Let us know if you have any questions.  

Submit a Data Request

Tableau <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/institutionalresearch/factbook">Interacting Reporting</a> is up and running. The Institutional Research Office closed the 2016-2017 winter semester by collecting data for <a href="http://nsse.indiana.edu">NSSE</a>, reporting IPEDThe new Data Analyst will work closely with the Director of Institutional Research on Alumni 1 & 5 year survey, NACE First Destination Survey, Comprehensive Placement Rates by dept/prog, Student Enrollment Projections, Model of student success at NMU, and Deeper Marker Share Analysis.

Institutional Research Office 

1401 Presque Isle Avenue

Marquette, MI 49855