Institutional Research

The mission of the Office of Institutional Research is to provide information support for reporting, decision-making, and planning activities that help achieve the stated goals of Siena College.  The Office provides the administration, trustees, faculty, and other internal and external constituencies of the College with information and research assistance.  The Office reports to the Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Fact Book

The Fact Book captures and summarizes most of the important current and historical data about the organization and operation of the institution.

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Key Performance Indicators provide a high-level summary of critical operational data for the Board of Trustees in a concise "at-a-glance" format.

Common Data Set (CDS)

Common Data Set (CDS) is a series of questions commonly asked by external data publishers. It includes information on admissions, enrollment, financial aid, faculty and staff, the student body and more.

Institutional Surveys

These survey instruments are administered on campus by Institutional Research and other offices.

External Reports and Surveys

The Office of Institutional Research coordinates the submission of several external reports and surveys, including the following:

  • Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS): A set of mandated reports collected by the federal Department of Education, including enrollment, graduation, personnel, and financial aid information
  • New York State Education Department (NYSED) reports: A set of mandated reports collected by the state of New York, including detailed enrollment and graduation data
  • Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) Institutional Profile: An annual data report required by the accrediting body for Siena College
  • Common Data Set: see heading above
  • Proprietary surveys: Annual data reports submitted to a variety of proprietary companies, including U.S. News and World Report, ACT, Peterson's College Guide, etc.

To view a calendar of submission dates for these external reports and surveys, click here.

Other Institutional Analyses

These links are to analyses conducted by Institutional Research to aid in strategic decision-making and the evaluation of institutional effectiveness. Links to peer/aspirant studies and the Phi Beta Kappa Application dated November 1, 2009 are included here.

HEA Disclosure Requirements

As mandated by the Department of Education, Siena College publishes a summary of institutional data for use by prospective students and current students faculty, and staff. To view this web page, please click the link below.

Research Reports

The Office of Institutional Research produces occasional research and statistical reports on topics related to institutional effectiveness and performance at Siena College. To view a list of available reports, please click on the link below.