IR Mission

The Office of Institutional Research and Planning (IRP) of The George Washington University serves the information and analytics needs of the University community in a timely manner. IRP conducts advanced data analysis and research for supporting University decision-makers in developing plans to achieve University goals and objectives. IRP analyzes and interprets a wide variety of institutional and external data to assess institutional outcomes and performance towards strategic planning goals, evaluate student learning outcomes for improvement, and as the clearinghouse for official University data, responds to external requests for information. All the office data and analytic protocols abide by the FERPA and GW’s Personal Information and Privacy Policy in protecting the University data and privacy. 

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  • The Factbook contains official statistics for the most recent and historic reporting periods. Browse the Factbook for graduation and retention rates, enrollment counts, admissions statistics, tuition and fees information, and faculty and staff statistics.
  • The Common Data Set contains current information about George Washington University that is used by publishers of college guidebooks.
  • School Homepages link directly to the individual schools of George Washington University.