Fordham University Office of Institutional Research

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About Us

THE MISSION OF THE UNIVERSITY

Fordham University, the Jesuit University of New York, is committed to the discovery of Wisdom and the transmission of Learning, through research and through undergraduate, graduate and professional education of the highest quality. Guided by its Catholic and Jesuit traditions, Fordham fosters the intellectual, moral and religious development of its students and prepares them for leadership in a global society.

THE MISSION OF THE OFFICE OF INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH

Guided by a supporting initiative in the University's strategic plan, Toward 2016, the Office of Institutional Research (OIR) provides accurate, timely, and consistent information about the University to the Fordham community and outside organizations, supports programs to assess student learning and the efficiency and effectiveness of University programs, and supplies information and analyses to assist planning.

Institutional Research also supplies the University with the essential scientific resources needed to support other crucial administrative functions. We provide the University with technical and analytical assistance for a variety of assessment activities, including assessment of student learning, accreditation reviews, evaluations of institutional effectiveness, and the conducting of University-wide surveys.

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