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Institutional Research

Institutional research (IR) is research conducted within a higher education institution to support institutional planning, policy formation, and decision making. The OIE's IR endeavors include serving as Pepperdine's federal reporter (IPEDS Keyholder), reporting externally to agencies, responding to over 80 internal requests each academic year, and analyzing and translating data for University decision-making.

Quick Facts

  • 9,545Fall 2023 Enrollment
  • 3,629Undergraduate Enrollment
  • 5,916Graduate Enrollment

Annual Reports

Ranking Reports
USNWR Rankings

Student Success

Student Success Tables

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Explore the OIE Factbook, which is an interactive dashboard that provides data on faculty, staff, and students.

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Access the Common Data Set (CDS), which contains standard metrics for higher education publishers and end-users.

Did You Know




Did you know that the OIE and Business Intelligence (BI) serve the University in similar, yet unique, roles? Discover them by clicking the visual comparison on the left.

Explore University Analytics

University Analytics is spearheaded by Business Intelligence (BI). BI provides various interactive dashboards to the Pepperdine community to facilitate data-driven decisions. In addition to interactive dashboards, BI created a Data Request Workflow to guide the community to the appropriate data reporting office.