Welcome to the Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Assessment

Our mission is to plan, design, and implement strategies for the collection and analysis of data and report information to support the evolving needs of faculty and administrators in the education of Rose-Hulman students and to be recognized as a national leader in institutional research and the assessment of student learning.

The IRPA office supports activities that happen behind the scenes at Rose-Hulman. Our research activities help institutional management, operations, planning, policy-formation and decision-making. We also support various initiatives and oversee efforts aimed at understanding and improving student learning.

For the latest data, assessment, research, surveys, outcomes reports, visit our IRPA site. 


  • classroom assessment support via survey research, focus group, discussion forum, testing, and course evaluation administration;
  • faculty research grant support;
  • program and institutional assessment and accreditation support;
  • data collection and analysis;
  • institutional/external reporting; and
  • conference planning.

Trio1Commission on the Assessment of Student Outcomes

Each academic department has a report detailing performance in the six Institute Student Learning Outcomes.

Rosevaluation 2013RosEvaluation Conference

An annual event bringing together those who are developing assessment and evaluation tools to share information and their expertise.

Trio3bEverything You Wanted to Know About Rose-Hulman

A collection of independent and Institute reports about our school and student body.