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Institutional Research and Effectiveness

The Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness supports the college by:

  • Providing data for accreditation, compliance, and conducting analysis for assessment, planning, and internal decision making,
  • Generating reports in response to both internal institutional-based, and external grant-based data project requests,
  • Coordinating the Montgomery College Institutional Review Board (IRB),
  • Designing, conducting, and analyzing student, faculty, and staff surveys and focus groups,
  • Collaborating with college communities to build a data governance structure and to develop a robost data analytical system,
  • Maintaining accountability compliance through developing mandated data files and reports for federal, state, and county agencies, including, but not limited to, the Maryland Higher Education Commission, Middle States, Federal and State Departments of Education, the Maryland Association of Community Colleges, and the Montgomery County Council. 


Quick Facts
Number of credit students enrolled in Fall 2021 semester by 3rd week 3rd-week Census Date for Fall 2021: Sept 21, 2021
Percentage of non-white credit students in Fall 2021 semester by 3rd week
Average credits taken by credit students in Fall 2021 semester by 3rd week
Percentage of female credit students in Fall 2021 semester by 3rd week


Featured Reports


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Student Enrollment

To better understand our student population and its needs, MC produces the Student Enrollment Profile and Fact Book.


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Student Success Report Card

The Student Success Report Card is a set of indicators that tracks student achievement.  It provides actionable information to hep the College assess and improve is programs focused on achievement and success for every student


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 Graduation and Transfer

MC tracks how many students receive an Associate Degree or Certificate, how many transfer to another college, and which colleges are most popular for transferring students. 


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Employee data is maintained by the Office of Human Resources and Strategic Talent Management, HRSTM