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Internal Research


OIRA conducts research on topics of importance to the University, such as retention and campus climate. Research topics are prioritized based on

  • the significance of the study for advancing institutional knowledge,
  • the potential usefulness of results for improvement, and
  • the availability of necessary resources.

Use the navigational links on the left side of the screen to view the following:

  • The University Six-Year Assessment Plan and the Data Collection Schedule identify the current institutional research and assessment efforts of the University. The Six-Year Plan provides a long-term perspective regarding the University’s involvement in national research studies, external and internal reporting, accreditation, sponsored programs, internal research, assessment, and sponsored research. The Two-Year Schedule details these efforts over the next few semesters.


Office of Institutional Research and Assessment
400 Ostrom Avenue • Syracuse, NY 13244-3250
Phone: (315) 443-8700 • Fax: (315) 443-1524 • E-mail: • Web: