Institutional Research and Accountability

Mission and Responsibilities

The primary mission of the Office of Institutional Research and Accountability is to provide accurate and unbiased data to the Jackson State Community to enable data driven decisions.  Responsibilities of Institutional Research and Accountability include:

  • Oversight of accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
  • Strategic Planning
  • Quality Assurance reporting
  • Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) reporting
  • Providing data to aid continuous program improvement
  • Providing data for external accountability