Institutional Analytics and Strategic Effectiveness

Institutional Analytics and Strategic Effectiveness serves as the official source of data about the University's students, faculty, and staff; its programs and their effectiveness; its resources; and its peer institutions.

Information Requests

For internal information and report requests, please complete this information request form. Note that due to data privacy and governance guidelines, some or all requested data may not be available. The standard completion time for requests is 5 business days but it is possible requests may be completed in less time or take longer depending on the nature of the request and the current workload. A staff member may reach out to you if there are items to clarify before processing. For those external to the university, please use the external information request form.

Reports and Dashboards

Includes institution and student related information to a department and program level on awards, enrollment, program declarations, credit hours, student persistence and completion and much more.

Common Data Sets

Common Data Sets

Data Glossary

The Data Glossary has been created by Minnesota State University, Mankato Data Governance Work Group within the institutional effectiveness charge of the Assessment and Evaluation Sub-Meet and Confer in order to establish information context by documenting approved institutional definitions.

Student Right to Know and Achievement Information

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) requires that institutions publish student achievement data. Such information might include graduation rates, job placement rates, certification exam scores, and so on, depending on the nature of the institution's academic programs.