There are a number of publications produced by UNL Institutional Research. Those interested in a more complete breakdown of information or in further analysis should contact the Office of Institutional Research and Planning.

Academic Program Analysis

The purpose of the Academic Program Analysis report is to provide the campus with strategic measures of productivity in order to review and/or evaluate UNL in total, by academic areas (Academic Affairs and the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources), by specific colleges, or by departments, over a five-year period.  The measures are derived from official university data and consist of summary data and specific ratios calculated from data points. 

Previous "Academic Program Analysis"

2010-2011 (2.5 MB, 191 pgs)


Delaware Study

The National Study of Instructional Costs and Productivity (i.e. "Delaware Study") is a detailed data base that allows you to benchmark teaching workloads, instructional costs and productivity, by academic discipline using your own custom group of peer institutions. Each report is based on the previous year's data. For more information on the project visit the Delaware Study: National Study of Instructional Costs and Productivity.


Indicators of Institutional Quality

The Indicators of Institutional Quality (IIQ) is an annual report card that measures the progress of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln towards fulfilling the goals and aspirations of the 2020 Vision: The Future of Research and Graduate Education at UNL (March 2000) document.

Previous "IIQs"


Just the Facts

Just the Facts has information pertaining to student achievement, enrollment and classification, degrees conferred, where our students are from, as well as research, budget and personnel figures, and many other interesting and useful facts about UNL.

To order copies of the 2013-2014 Just the Facts, please use our On-line Order Form.

Just the Facts, 2013-2014
Actual Size 3 3/4" x 6"
(3.8 MB, 20 pgs)
Just the Facts 2013-2014

Previous "Just the Facts"


Trend Report

The first Trend Report was produced in the 1989-1990 academic year. All information presented in this report is based on administrative site data. This means the campus with the ultimate academic, administrative and budgeting authority for a program receives credit for enrollment, student credit hours generated and degrees granted. This report presents the students registered as of the sixth class day of the semester. The sixth class day is the University's official census date.

Trend Report, 2013-2014
(1.1 MB, 74 pgs)
Trend Report

Previous "Trend Reports"


US News and World Report Ranking Indicators

The annual US News and World Report College Rankings and Lists includes data on over 1,600 schools.  Types of data include scholarships, loans, grants and student demographics.

Latest Report for UNL:  September 12, 2013

Voluntary System of Accountability College Portrait

College Portrait (UNL)
The Voluntary System of Accountability (VSA) College Portrait is a source of basic, comparable information about public colleges and institutions presented in a common, user-friendly format. It is designed to be trustworthy source of reliable data for prospective students and their families. The primary audience for College Portrait is prospective students and their families. Other audiences include: governing board members, legislators, policy-makers, education researcher, and college and university faculty and staff.

Go to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, VSA/College Portrait