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Institutional Research Links

Interactive Data Sources


  1. Texas Higher Education Data
    This site was created and is maintained by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to provide access to Texas higher education data and related data sources via reports, statistics, queries, and other interactive tools.
  2. Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
    Is a system of interrelated surveys conducted annually by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). IPEDS gathers information from every college, university, and technical and vocational institution that participates in the federal student financial aid programs.

Institutional Research Associations


  1. The Texas Association for Institutional Research (TAIR)
    Is the professional organization supporting institutional research, planning, evaluation, and policy analysis in Texas institutions of higher education.
  2. Southern Association for Institutional Research (SAIR)
    Is dedicated to the advancement of research leading to improved understanding, planning, and operation of institutions of post-secondary education. SAIR provides a forum for the dissemination of information and interchange of ideas on problems of common interest in the field of institutional research.
  3. The Association for Institutional Research (AIR)
    Is a professional association of more than 3,100 institutional researchers, planners, and decision-makers from higher education institutions around the world. AIR exists to benefit its members and help advance research that will improve the understanding, planning, and operation of higher education institutions.