American Fact FinderAmerican FactFinder provides access to data about the United States, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas. The data in American FactFinder come from several censuses and surveys.
American Association of Community Colleges Great site for information and statistics on community colleges nationwide.
Association for Institutional Research The Association for Institutional Research site provides support to members of AIR in their efforts to continuously improve the practice of institutional research for postsecondary planning, management and operations and to further develop and promote the institutional research profession.
California Association for Institutional Research The California Association for Institutional Research (CAIR) is dedicated to the fostering of unity and cooperation among persons having interests and activities related to institutional research and/or planning in California institutions of postsecondary education. CAIR provides a forum for the dissemination of information and interchange of ideas on problems of common interest in the field of institutional research.
California Community College Chancellors Office
The California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office provides various reports throughout the year to the Governor's Office and legislature. These reports provide information on various key functions within the system.
California Community College Center for Excellence Access to various reports and tools designed to enable community colleges to remain relevant and responsive in their offerings. Whether you are a community college, workforce or economic development professional, our products and our services can assist you in your mission to support California’s businesses.
California Department of Education Provide data and statistics collected from California schools and learning support resources to identify trends and educational needs and to measure performance.
California Postsecondary Education Commission The Commission maintains a data system which includes over 30 years of aggregated data and longitudinal, unitary data from the public postsecondary segments from the last 15 years. These data are used by staff for audit and evaluation of student progress in postsecondary education and to make projections and recommendations for future planning.
COOL: College Opportunities Online LocatorThis site is operated by the National Center for Education Statistics and allows you to view and compare profiles of nearly 7,000 colleges and universities across the nation based on information reported by the institutions to IPEDS.
Data Element Dictionary The Data Element Dictionary provides a description of the System Office Management Information System and the technical specifications for the data to be collected and reported to the state. Appendices provide codes and additional reference information.
Data Mart Data Mart provides information about students, courses, student services, outcomes and faculty and staff. The emphasis of a data mart is to answer the questions of administrators, educators, parents, students, state leaders, and professional organizations.
Data Quest Access to a wide variety of data reports including school performance, test results, student and staff demographics, course enrollment, student misconduct/intervention, and more.
ERIC ClearinghouseERIC – the Education Resources Information Center – is an online digital library of education research and information. ERIC is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. ERIC provides ready access to education literature to support the use of educational research and information to improve practice in learning, teaching, educational decision-making, and research.
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System Features links to several data analysis tools that may be used to retrieve statistical information.
League for Innovation in the Community College International Association dedicated to catalyzing community colleges. Site includes information on conferences, publications, and many resources concerning community colleges.
National Center for Education Statistics NCES is the primary Federal entity for collecting and analyzing data that are related to education in the U.S. and other nations.
One Stop Shopping for Federal StatisticsThis is the gateway to statistics from over 100 US Federal agencies. Information includes profiles by county, state, congressional district and Federal judicial district and also covers national, state, county, and local statistics.
Research and Planning Group The RP Group strives to build a community college culture that views planning, evidence-based decision-making, and institutional effectiveness as integral, collaborative strategies that work together to promote student success, increase equitable outcomes, improve college operations, and inform policymakers.
Society for College and University Planning The Society for College and University Planning (SCUP), established in 1965, is a collegial community dedicated to sharing, learning, and teaching best practices in planning for colleges and universities. SCUP takes a holistic view of planning; as its name implies, it embraces the full spectrum of planning functions at a postsecondary institution, including, but not limited to: academic, campus or master facilities, budgeting and financial resources, infrastructure, and strategic.
State of the Cities Managed by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R), HUD User host research, publications, and data sets in housing, community development, and more.
US Census BureauThe Census Bureau serves as the leading source of quality data about the nation’s people and economy. It honors privacy, protects confidentiality, shares their expertise globally, and conduct their work openly. It is guided by their strong and capable workforce, its readiness to innovate, and their abiding commitment to its customers.
US Department of Education Provides the latest findings, statistics and information on education.