Office of Institutional Studies

Welcome to the Office of Institutional Studies

The Office of Institutional Studies (OIS) collects and shares a range of data to support planning and administration efforts throughout the University. The Office also serves as the contact point for requests from external institutions about the University. We are responsible for accurate and timely submission of mandated Federal and State reports.

OIS Mission

The Office of Institutional Studies prepares mandatory reports required by the Arkansas Division of Higher Education (ADHE), Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) of the U.S. Department of Education and the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) as well as responds to internal and external ad hoc inquiries and requests for data and analysis.  The office also provides management information and analytical support to the University’s decision makers in order to support strategic planning and policy-making.

OIS Primary Functions

  • developing, collecting, and communicating measures of institutional effectiveness
  • providing management information and policy analysis
  • promoting the university’s planning process
  • compiling and reporting mandated information

UAMS Facts and Figures

The annual fact sheets provide facts and figures for a range of institutional information regarding the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences during academic years indicated below:

UAMS Institutional Studies and Educational Data

Student and Education Data

  1. Applicants (Applications, Acceptances, and Enrollment)
  2. Student Enrollments and Headcounts
  3. Student Enrollment by County
  4. Graduates
  5. Special Reports

Student Outcomes

  1. Student Success
  2. Graduation Rates
  3. Job Placement and Exam Pass Rates

Institutional Profile Data

  1. Employees and Faculty
  2. Research
  3. Finance
  4. Economic Impact


Request for Data

The Office of Institutional Studies supplies chiefly educational data but may also be able to supply limited information on educational programs, faculty and other selected institutional information, for example, annual extramural research awards. You may contact Associate Director of Institutional Studies  Jean Chen, Ph.D., by email  ( or at 501-296-1245 for information.


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Updated 1/20/2023