5. Special Reports

Special Reports

A. IPEDS Data Feedback Reports

The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) is the nation’s core postsecondary education data collection program. It is a single, comprehensive system designed to encompass all institutions and educational organizations whose primary purpose is to provide postsecondary education.  For additional information see http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds.

The Data Feedback Report (DFR) is intended to provide institutions a context for examining the data they submitted to IPEDS. The purpose of this report is to provide institutional executives a useful resource and to help improve the quality and comparability of IPEDS data. The 2020 Data Feedback Report (DFR) was released by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) on January 12, 2022 and it is based on the data collected during the 2020-21 IPEDS collection cycle and are the most recent data available.

1. Core Expenses per FTE by Function

2. Percent Distribution of Core Revenues, by Source

For archived reports from previous terms, please contact Jean Chen at jcchen@uams.edu and (501) 296-1245.

UAMS’s IPEDS Comparison InstitutionsIPEDS selects comparison groups based on selected institutional characteristics. The characteristics include Carnegie Classifications of Special Focus Institutions – medical schools and medical centers, public. This comparison group includes 23 institutions:

  1. Eastern Virginia Medical School (Norfolk, VA)
  2. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans (New Orleans, LA)
  3. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport (Shreveport, LA)
  4. Medical University of South Carolina (Charleston, SC)
  5. Northeast Ohio Medical University (Rootstown, OH)
  6. Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences (Tulsa, OK)
  7. Oregon Health & Science University (Portland, OR)
  8. Pennsylvania State University-College of Medicine (Hershey, PA)
  9. SUNY Downstate Medical Center (Brooklyn, NY)
  10. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (Lubbock, TX)
  11. The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (Memphis, TN)
  12. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (Houston, TX)
  13. The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (San Antonio, TX)
  14. The University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston, TX)
  15. University of California-San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)
  16. University of Maryland, Baltimore (Baltimore, MD)
  17. University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester (Worcester, MA)
  18. University of Nebraska Medical Center (Omaha, NE)
  19. University of North Texas Health Science Center (Fort Worth, TX)
  20. University of Oklahoma-Health Sciences Center (Oklahoma City, OK)
  21. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (Dallas, TX)
  22. Upstate Medical University (Syracuse, NY)
  23. West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (Lewisburg, WV)


B. Higher Learning Commission 

  • For additional information regarding the recent HLC accreditation visit, please visit hlc.uams.edu.

C. Other Reports



Updated: 1/12/2022