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 include:

  • Assist in maintaining accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Universities
  • Strategic Planning
  • Quality Assurance Funding
  • Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
  • Providing data to aid continuous program improvement
  • Providing data for external accountability