Institutional Research

The primary focus of Institutional Research is the collection of data (from both internal and external sources), and the analysis, distribution, and presentation of this information for use in planning, decision-making, and policy formulation at Lincoln University.

Institutional Research:

  • Ensures the accuracy of vital University statistics;
  • Reports data to a broad spectrum of information consumers;
  • Produce annual University Fact Book;
  • Responds to diverse internal requests to support decision-making and planning;
  • Coordinates Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) surveys, Middle States Commission on Higher Education Annual Institutional Update, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania annual SNYDER Report, and additional third-party surveys and reports;
  • Reports retention and graduation rate studies, alumni surveys, enrollment projections, and various benchmark studies.

Institutional Research follows the Association for Institutional Research's Code of Ethics and Professional Practice.

Lincoln University Fact Book Dashboard

Institutional Facts

Common Data Set