Office of Institutional Research and Assessment

The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment supports academic, student affairs, and other administrative functions of Queensborough Community College by providing information for decision making and planning. Using institutional documents, such as the Mission Statement and Strategic Plan, the Institutional Research Office initiates research and evaluation studies for assessing institutional effectiveness, programs evaluation, and student learning outcomes.

The Institutional Research and Assessment Office also routinely gathers, analyzes, and reports information required by the City University of New York, federal, state, and accrediting agencies. The Institutional Research staff regularly collaborates with administrators, faculty, and staff about research design, instrument development, data analysis, and other related research topics.

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Institutional Assessment

Queensborough Academies Assessment Protocol
The Queensborough Academies Assessment Protocol was developed through the collaboration of faculty, the administration, and the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment. The protocol addresses goals and outcomes of all areas of the Academies and is an integral part of the institutional strategic plan.

Outcomes Assessment


Program Assessment

University Performance Goals and Indicators

Based on the University’s Master Plan, specfic objectives and indicators are established for its colleges. Each college is responsible for development of its own strategic plan, desgined to meet these University objectives and targets.

At the completion of every academic year, the University collects performance data from the colleges. Based on their interpretation of our performance data, Queensborough Community College has met or surpassed several set goals.

The report, in pdf format, details our performance and provides comparison to the other community, comprehensive and senior colleges of CUNY. The report is available at CUNY's website.

Results and summary reports of student surveys can be found in this section. Please be mindful of the publication year when looking for most recent results.

  Spring 2013 Early Alert Student Survey (PDF)

Queensborough Community College (QCC) launched the Starfish Retention Solutions Early Alert and Connect modules in fall 2013. This single technology solution aims to support student success through a variety of interventions including Early Alert flags, referrals to student resources and learning centers, constructive feedback from faculty through Kudos and other comments to students, and through targeted advising and tutoring. Semester to semester reports on the usage of the Starfish Retention Solutions at QCC are created by the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment and can be found here.

  Starfish Tracking Data for Spring 2014

  Starfish Tracking Data for Fall 2013



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