Inntegrating accountability, planning, and institutional research by providing accurate and timely information, data analysis, and expert advice to fulfill the University’s statutory and regulatory obligations and to promote evidence-based decision-making in support of WCU’s mission and the improvement of programs and services.
OIPE compiles a number of data sources that are of use to both academic and administrative offices on campus. These resources include Common Data Sets, Fact Books, Student Body Profiles and IPEDS.
OIPE provides data support for space planning, and is responsible for maintaining and publishing an inventory of all university space. Submit proposals for allocation or reallocation of space.
WCU is committed to working toward the best interests of the region and state. As we plan for the future, a comprehensive master planning process guides all development and improvements.
From admission to graduation and beyond, student success is at the center of all we do at Western Carolina University. Student Achievement measures core student success performance criteria.
WCU uses a variety of survey platforms to gather critical data, including CoursEval, COACHE, NSSE, Sophomore Survey and Senior Survey.
WCU is an accredited institution. In addition, many degree programs are accredited by professional organizations