The Board of Regents Fact Sheet is compiled by the Office of Institutional Research to provide an overview of the University to the Texas State University System Board of Regents and other interested parties. Information in the report includes data on the student population, the faculty and staff, financial expenditures and budgets, and facilities. Comparisons to peer institutions are also provided.
The Common Data Set represents an effort by the higher education community to provide the general public and publishers with data in a consistent and common format across universities and colleges. Information in the Common Data Set includes contact information on enrollment, admissions, academic offerings, student life, estimated annual expenses, financial aid, and more.
IPEDS Fall Enrollment Survey
Fall enrollment is a measure of student access to higher education at traditional institutions. Data are collected for all students enrolled in credit-bearing courses/programs which could potentially lead to awards ranging from post-secondary certificates of less than 1 year to doctoral degrees.
IPEDS Data Feedback Report
The figures in this report provide selected indicators for Texas State and a comparison group of institutions. The figures are based on data collected during the IPEDS collection cycle. This report provides a list of pre-selected comparison group institutions and the criteria used for their selection. Additional information about these indicators and the pre-selected comparison group are provided in the Methodological Notes at the end of the report.
IPEDS Graduation Rates Survey
Graduation rate data provide information on institutional productivity and help institutions comply with reporting requirements of the Student Right-to-Know Act (1990) and the Higher Education Act, amended (2008). Graduation rates data are collected for full-time, first-time degree and certificate-seeking undergraduate students.
Annually, Texas State collects comparative data from peer institutions for use in planning and decision-making. The Office of Institutional Research administers these surveys and makes results available to participating institutions. Currently, data are collected regarding tuition, fees, and room and board costs. For each of the surveys listed below, results are available for current and past years. You may choose a specific year using the drop-down selection box within each survey.
Texas State University provides web-based copies of reports that are mandated by the State of Texas, as required by House Bill 1016 of the 76th Legislative Session. Although the Office of Institutional Research provides the following list of reports, most are not produced or maintained by our office. Where appropriate, the following list links to the appropriate department or office at the University responsible for maintaining and updating the report.
Report Title Office Responsible Update Cycle (Links will open in a new window/tab.) Administrative Accountability Report Human Resources Annual Affirmative Action Plan (UPPS) University Planning & Assessment Biennial Affordability Report Institutional Research Annual Annual Reports and Inventories General Accounting Office Annual Audit Report TSUS Office of Internal Audit Annual Contracts in Excess of $15,000 Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Quarterly EEO Reporting (fiscal year) Human Resources Annual FTE State Employees State Auditors Office Quarterly Veteran Workforce Report Human Resources Quarterly Historically Underutilized Business Reporting Texas Comptroller Semi-Annual/Annual Information for the Texas Historical Commission Finance & Support Services Annual Investment Reports Finance & Support Services Quarterly Operating Budget Finance & Support Services Annual ORP Report Human Resources Annual Requests for Public Information Texas Attorney General Monthly Salary Supplementation Finance & Support Services Annual Staff Compensation Report Human Resources Annual
The following reports are used to help fulfill disclosure and reporting requirements set forth by The Higher Education Act of 1965 (as amended by the HEOA) regarding elements related to Student Consumer Information. For additional information and a full list of links and resources, please visit the Texas State University Consumer Information page.
The Office of Institutional Research provides two reports on the diversity of the student body at Texas State. The Highlights-Student Demographics report provides a general overview of diversity at Texas State, while the Enrollment-Student Demographics report provides a more detailed look at student diversity by semester.
Retention Rate (Student Right-to-Know Act)
Our office provides information on the retention rate for recent first-time, full-time cohorts in the Facts and Highlights section of our website:
Graduation Rate (Student Right-to-Know Act)
Graduate rates for first-time, full-time student cohorts are available in multiple reports on our website. The Persistence and Graduation report allows for the rates to be broken down by gender, race/ethnicity, and types of financial aid awards (PELL, subsidized Stafford Loan, etc.)
- Highlights - Retention & Graduation
- Student Data - Persistence and Graduation by FTIC Cohort
- IPEDS - Graduation Rate Survey (PDF)
- IPEDS - Data Feedback Report (PDF)
Graduation Rates for Students Receiving Athletically Related Student Aid (Student-Athletes) is available from Texas State Athletics Compliance Department.
Job & Educational Placement
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) produces an annual report follows graduates, completers, and non-returners for an academic year to track employment and/or additional education placement through the Automated Student and Adult Learner Follow-Up System. Additional information on the system and the Exit Cohort Reports is available from THECB.
Additional information on job placement for Texas State graduates is available from Career Services.