Activities Timeline

In the table below, you will find Institutional Strategy and Analysis’ recurring activities and reports. This page is designed as an overview of when new data, reports, rankings, and survey information will be available. When available links to additional information or reports are provided.

MonthActivityDescription and Report InformationContact
JulyDelaware Cost Study Report Availablegroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
JulyFiske Guide to Colleges Publicationgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
JulyForbes Top 21 STEM Colleges Publicationgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
JulyIncoming First-Year Student Survey – Data CollectionAdministered to all new fall freshmen; Data collection runs from July – Augustgroup-isa-survey@ncsu.edu
JulyIncoming Transfer Student Survey – Data CollectionAdministered to all new fall transfer students; Data collection runs from July – Augustgroup-isa-survey@ncsu.edu
JulyClassEval Summer 10 Week – Data Collectionclasseval@ncsu.edu
JulyClassEval Summer 5 Week Session 2 – Data Collectionclasseval@ncsu.edu
AugustClassEval Summer 10 Week Report Availableclasseval@ncsu.edu
AugustClassEval Summer 5 Week Session 2 Report Availableclasseval@ncsu.edu
AugustUNC System Office End of Term – Summer 2group-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
AugustPrinceton Review Best Colleges Publicationgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
AugustUNC System Office Beginning of Term-Fallgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
AugustPreliminary Enrollment – FallDaily Report Available on ISA Websitegroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
AugustGraduating Senior Survey: College/department/program insert surveys – Data CollectionAdministered to undergraduate students applying to graduate in coming academic year from relevant units; college, department, and program-specific insert surveys are generally administered only when the triennial campus-wide Graduating Senior Survey is not being administered, i.e., AY16-17, AY17-18, AY19-20, AY20-21; exceptions can be made if needed; Data Collection runs from August – Maygroup-isa-survey@ncsu.edu
AugustGraduating Senior Survey – Data Collection Administered to all undergraduate students applying to graduate in coming academic year; with few exceptions, generally does not include college/department/program-specific inserts; triennial basis (i.e., AY15-16, AY18-19, AY21-22); Data Collection runs from August – Maygroup-isa-survey@ncsu.edu
August/SeptemberIPEDS Preliminary Report - Completions/Conferrals, Retention and Graduation Rates, Headcountgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
August/SeptemberUNC System Office Census – Fallgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
SeptemberACT/SAT 10 Year Trend Report – Preliminary Data Availablegroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
SeptemberUNC System Office Post Grades – Summer 2group-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
SeptemberUS News Best Colleges Data Publicationgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
SeptemberIPEDS Winter Collection - provisional data availablegroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
SeptemberIPEDS Fall Collection (Institutional Characteristics, Completions, 12-month Enrollment)group-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
SeptemberWall Street Journal/ Times Higher Ed Publicationgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
SeptemberQS Employability Rankingsgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
SeptemberSurvey of Recent Graduates – Data CollectionAdministered to select undergraduate and graduate students from prior academic year; Data Collection occurs in Septembergroup-isa-survey@ncsu.edu
SeptemberUNC System Office Financial Aidgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
OctoberFast Facts Updatedgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
OctoberClassEval Fall 8 Week Session 1 Data Collectionclasseval@ncsu.edu
OctoberClassEval Fall 8 Week Session 1 Report Availableclasseval@ncsu.edu
OctoberAcademic Analytics Updated Analytics Availablegroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
OctoberIPEDS Completions/Conferrals Submissiongroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
OctoberIPEDS Graduation Rates Submissiongroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
OctoberTimes Higher Ed World University Rankings Publicationgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
OctoberUS News Best Global Rankings Publicationgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
OctoberCampus Climate Survey – Data CollectionAdministration frequency and semester can vary; administered to all undergraduate and graduate students; Data Collection occurs in October – Novembergroup-isa-survey@ncsu.edu
NovemberBudget Datagroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
NovemberPersonnel Data File (PDF) Official Report Availablegroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
NovemberMilitary Advanced Ed & Transition’s Guide to Colleges and Universities Publicationgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
NovemberPrinceton Review Undergrad Entrepreneurship Publicationgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
NovemberFaculty Salary Equity StudyStudy occurs on a triennial basis; Data available following the release of the PDF; next study scheduled to occur in 2021group-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu/OIED
NovemberUNC System Office HR PDFgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
NovemberClassEval Fall Full Semester Data Collectionclasseval@ncsu.edu
NovemberClassEval Fall 8 Week Session 2 Data Collectionclasseval@ncsu.edu
NovemberIPEDS Spring Collection - provisional data availablegroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
DecemberMilitary Times Best Colleges Publicationgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
DecemberQS World University Rankings and Rankings by Subject Overall Ranking Publicationgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
DecemberFuture Plans Survey: Fall – Data CollectionAdministered to all undergraduate and graduate students applying to graduate in the fall semester; Data Collection occurs from December-Januarygroup-isa-survey@ncsu.edu
DecemberClassEval Fall Full Semester Report Availableclasseval@ncsu.edu
DecemberClassEval Fall 8 Week Session 2 Report Availableclasseval@ncsu.edu
DecemberUNC System Office End of Term – Fallgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
JanuaryUNC System Office Beginning of Term-Springgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
JanuaryPreliminary Enrollment – Springgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
JanuaryUNC System Office Census – Springgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
JanuaryBaccalaureate Alumni Survey – Data CollectionAdministered to undergraduate alumni 2.5 to 5.5 years after graduation; includes college, department, and program-specific insert surveys; triennial basis (i.e., Spring 2018, Spring 2021, Spring 2024); Data Collection occurs January- Marchgroup-isa-survey@ncsu.edu
JanuaryIPEDS Application Counts – Spring Semester Preliminary Reportgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
JanuaryIPEDS Headcount – Spring Preliminary Reportgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
JanuaryIPEDS Headcount – Spring Data Available group-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
JanuaryDelaware Cost Study Submission group-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
JanuaryUNC System Office Post Grades – Fallgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
JanuaryPrinceton Review Colleges That Pay You Back Publicationgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
JanuarySUG SREBgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
January
Common Data Set Publicationgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
JanuarySUG-Faculty Salarygroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
FebruaryAcademic Analytics Submission of Faculty Rostergroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
FebruaryIPEDS ACT/SAT Submissiongroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
FebruaryIPEDS Application Counts – Fall Semester Submissiongroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
FebruaryIPEDS Retention Rate Submissiongroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
FebruaryIPEDS Winter Collection (Student Financial Aid, Graduation Rates, 200% Graduation Rates, Admissions, Outcome Measures)group-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
FebruaryMUP ‘Lombardi Rankings’ Publicationgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
FebruarySophomore Survey – Data CollectionAdministered to second-term sophomores; triennial basis (i.e., Spring 2016, Spring 2019, Spring 2022); Data Collection occurs in February – Marchgroup-isa-survey@ncsu.edu
FebruaryNational Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)
Data Collection
Administration frequency and semester can vary; administered to all freshmen and second-term seniors; Data collection occurs in February – Marchgroup-isa-survey@ncsu.edu
FebruaryQS Subject Rankingsgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
FebruaryStaff Well-Being Survey – Data CollectionAdministered to all permanent, non-instructional EHRA & SHRA employees w/.50+ FTE; Data collection occurs in February – March group-isa-survey@ncsu.edu
March
ClassEval Spring 8 Week Session 1 Data Collectionclasseval@ncsu.edu
March
ClassEval Spring 8 Week Session 1 Report Available classeval@ncsu.edu
MarchIDP/CAR Report Developmentgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
MarchAcademic Ranking of World Universities (Shanghai Ranking) Publicationgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
MarchUS News & World Report (Grad Schools) Publicationgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
MarchCollaboration on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) Survey – Data CollectionAdministered to all instructional faculty on a triennial basis; data collection occurs in March – Aprilgroup-isa-survey@ncsu.edu
AprilNSF Rankings Publicationgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
AprilClassEval Spring 8 Week Session 2 Data Collectionclasseval@ncsu.edu
AprilClassEval Spring Full Semester Data Collectionclasseval@ncsu.edu
AprilIPEDS Headcount – Fall Submissiongroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
AprilIPEDS Spring Collection (Finance, Human Resources, Fall Enrollment, Academic Libraries)group-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
May
UNC System Office End of Term – Springgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
May
UNC System Office Beginning of Term-Summer 1group-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
May
UNC System Office Census – Summer 1group-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
MayIPEDS Headcount – Summer 1 Preliminary Reportgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
MayIPEDS Headcount – Summer 1 Data Availablegroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
MayFuture Plans Survey of Graduating Seniors (Spring) – Data CollectionAdministered to all undergraduate and graduate students applying to graduate in the spring semester; Data Collection occurs in Maygroup-isa-survey@ncsu.edu
MayClassEval Spring 8 Week Session 2 Report Availableclasseval@ncsu.edu
MayClassEval Spring Full Semester Report Availableclasseval@ncsu.edu
MayClassEval Maymester Data Collectionclasseval@ncsu.edu
MayQS USA National Universities Rankingsgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
JuneIDP/CAR Final Reports Availablegroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
JuneClassEval Maymester Reports Availableclasseval@ncsu.edu
JuneUNC System Office End of Term – Summer 1group-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
JuneUNC System Office Post Grades – Springgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
JuneClassEval Summer 5 Week Session 1 Data Collectionclasseval@ncsu.edu
JuneUNC System Office Beginning of Term-Summer 2group-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
JuneUNC System Office Census – Summer 2group-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
JuneCampus Rec – Spring Reportgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
JuneIPEDS Headcount – Summer 2 Preliminary Reportgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
JuneIPEDS Headcount – Summer 2 Data Availablegroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
JuneIPEDS Fall Collection - provisional data availablegroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
JuneQS World University Rankingsgroup-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu
June/JulyClassEval Summer 5 Week Session 1 Report Availableclasseval@ncsu.edu
June/JulyUNC System Office Post-Grades – Summer 1group-isa-analytics@ncsu.edu