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The Office of Institutional Research advances the mission and strategic goals of the College by collecting, organizing, analyzing, and reporting institutional data.  The office is responsible for conducting campus- and department-level institutional research to support informed decision making, continuous improvement, planning, and accountability efforts.

Our priorities are the following:

    • Updates, analyzes, and reports on the College’s Core Indicators.
    • Coordinates studies for the measurement of institutional effectiveness.
    • Provides support in the analysis and interpretation of various institutional data.
    • Develops information to meet annual reporting requirements and supervises state, federal, and external reporting at the institutional level.
    • Provides data in response to ad hoc requests for information from a variety of internal and external constituents.
    • In cooperation with the Chief Academic Officer, provides leadership in the facilitation and development of a College-wide assessment plan and provides research support for assessing college learning outcomes.
    • Communicates relevant data to the campus community.


Did you know?

Great Falls College has a larger proportion of online courses than 93% of other two-year schools in a recent survey.

Source: NCCBP 2017 Benchmarking Report.

Contact Information:

Eleazar Ortega

Eleazar Ortega
Institutional Researcher & Data Analyst