External Data and Reporting


OIR serves as the point of contact for external agencies requesting Dartmouth data in non-aggregate form.  OIR works with the various responsible departments at Dartmouth to determine if provision of the data requested is appropriate.


IPEDS - Integrated PostSecondary Education Data System (http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/)

IPEDS is a system of surveys designed to collect data from all primary providers of postsecondary education. IPEDS is a single, comprehensive system designed to encompass all institutions and educational organizations whose primary purpose is to provide postsecondary education. The IPEDS system is built around a series of interrelated surveys to collect institution-level data in such areas as enrollments, program completions, faculty, staff, and finances.

US News & World Report America's Best Colleges (http://www.usnews.com/usnews/home.htm)


OIR is the primary responding office for most of the surveys and guidebooks that request Dartmouth Data.  OIR completes the surveys/guidebooks using existing reports, or works with the responsible department to respond to the request.  Examples of the surveys and guidebooks include:

  • CGS/GRE Survey of Graduate Enrollment
  • ACE/American Colleges & Universities
  • N.E. Board of Higher Education Facts
  • ACT Graduate/ Professional School
  • Barron's
  • Fiske Guide
  • Hispanic Outlook
  • Kaplan/Newsweek
  • Peterson's Undergraduate
  • Peterson’s Graduate Survey
  • Princeton Review/Apply
  • Study Abroad/Open Doors
  • U-CAN: University and College Accountability Network