Institutional research and assessment provides appropriate support to the reporting and assessment effort of the college and conducts research on issues that impact the goals of the college. Responsibilities include coordinating and collecting assessment data, distributing it to appropriate units, assisting in identifying assessment instruments, as well as developing and maintaining the college’s statistical profile.
- Graduation/Retention Rates – Spring 2018
- Austin College Diversity – Fall 2017
- Annual Planning Report
- Consumer Information – Disclosure & Reporting Requirements
Common Data Set
The Austin College Common Data Set is published annually to provide information about the college and its students, faculty, and resources. The information is divided into eleven sections: General Information; Enrollment and Persistence; First-time, First-year (Freshman) Admission; Transfer Admission; Academic Offerings and Policies; Student Life; Annual Expenses; Financial Aid; Instructional Faculty and Class Size; Degrees Conferred and the Common Data Set Definitions.
Austin College desires to resolve student grievances, complaints and concerns in an expeditious, fair and amicable manner. Students who desire to resolve a grievance should follow the College’s complaint procedure and submit a complaint using the Formal Student Complaint Form.
However, if an issue cannot be resolved internally, prospective, current, and former students may file a complaint with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and/or with AC’s accrediting agency, The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Student Complaint Resolution by the State of Texas
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board is the appropriate state agency in which prospective or current students may file a complaint. Information on the policy and process of how to do so can be found on their website.
Student Complaint Resolution by the Accreditation Agency
Austin College is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone number 404.679.4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org. Information on their complaint policies, procedures, and form can be found online.