Institutional Research maintains a repository of aggregate statistics and information about students, faculty and staff, alumni, and various aspects of the college. The office also coordinates efforts and provides data for federal and state mandated reporting (including accreditation), college guides and other external publications. 

Looking for common Oxy statistics?  Check out the Factbook  or Common Data Set

Need numbers as reported to IPEDS?  Check out the External Reporting section. 

Looking for more specific Oxy information?  Check out the Internal Data section. 

Note, some information requires a log in using Occidental credentials.


Aggregate statistics are produced and distributed throughout the academic year. A general timeline of this activity is detailed below.  

Fall Activities: 
Report/Publication Available Web Location
IPEDS Fall Survey Mid-October External Reporting
Factbook Late October (approx. 2-3 weeks after Fall census) Factbook
Common Data Set Early November (approx. 3-4 weeks after Fall census) Common Data Set
Departmental Profiles  Early November (approx. 3-4 weeks after Fall census) Internal Data
AICCU Annual State Reporting Survey Mid-December External Reporting
AAUP Faculty Salary Survey Late January External Reporting
Spring Activities: 
IPEDS Winter Survey Mid-February External Reporting
College Board BigFutures Profile Mid-February External Reporting
Peterson's Undergraduate Survey Late March External Reporting
Princeton Review Late March External Reporting
IPEDS Spring Survey Early April External Reporting
U.S. News & World Report Survey Early June External Reporting
NCAA Graduation Rates Report Early June External Reporting
WASC Annual Report Early June External Reporting


Contact Institutional Research
Jackie Cameron
Director, Institutional Research and Planning