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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

  • 9,554Fall 2020 Enrollment
  • 3,459Undergraduate Enrollment
  • 6,095Graduate Enrollment

Annual Reports

Ranking Reports
USN&WR Rankings 

WSJ/THE 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.



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.