Institutional Research and Planning

Our Mission

To facilitate and support research and analytics needs in the areas of student information, budget, human resources and facilities through the integration of campus data, analytic and reporting tools and human expertise.

Institutional Effectiveness and Analytics

Who We Are
The office of Institutional Effectiveness and Analytics (IEA) team under the Executive Vice Chancellor provides reporting, data, decision support, research and analytics campus-wide in order to support growth and excellence.
What We Do

Institutional Effectiveness and Analytics provides data analysis for decision making, policy development and review, and provides official data for internal and external audiences.

We provide analytic and reporting information related to:
  • resource allocation decisions;
  • establishing campus goals and objectives;
  • developing campus performance metrics;
  • developing enrollment management projections.
As needed, we complete surveys (students, alumni, faculty/staff, and employers) and special research studies to assist in policy making and decision making.

We empower people to seek, find, and understand information. We serve the university community to the best of our ability, embracing the highest levels of quality in service, communication, and professionalism > more.


New Publications

Just the Facts 2016-2017
Just the Facts 2015-2016Just the Facts is our annual publication of key information about UNL.  The booklet is 28-pages, and is 3 3/4" x 6 1/2" in size.

Learn more about Just the Facts, or Order online.

Common Data Set, 2016-2017
The 2016-2017 Common Data Set initiative is a collaborative effort among data providers in the higher education community and publishers. This annual 30-page report was released in December 2016.

Frequently Used Resources

Publications and Surveys
UNL Fact Book Common Data Set Data Index Just the Facts Surveys
Request Data or "Just the Facts"
Data Request Form Order "Just the Facts"