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Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:30am - 5:00pm

Mailing Address:

Office of Assessment and Institutional Research

1555 Poydras Street
Suite 914
New Orleans, LA 70112




The Office of Assessment and Institutional Research provides timely and high-quality information that is accessible and useful to Tulane decision makers; facilitates assessment activities of academic and administrative departments to advance student learning and program effectiveness; leads Tulane's accreditation efforts; and satisfies requests from external constituents. By advancing assessment and improvement initiatives, the Office of Assessment and Institutional Research supports the Office of Academic Affairs in securing the University's enduring excellence in scholarship, art-making, instruction and mentorship, professional service and leadership, and community engagement and assists Tulane University in enriching the capacity of individuals, organizations and communities to think, to learn and to act and lead with integrity and wisdom.



OAIR provides precise and timely analysis of institutional data to support decision makers and inform stakeholders. We engage in practices that promote the integrity of institutional data, establish appropriate protocols for data collection, and ensure accuracy in data analysis and reporting.


OAIR provides academic and administrative leaders with information they need to address institutional priorities. We also engage in benchmarking studies and participate in data exchanges with peer institutions. OAIR conducts surveys to evaluate the needs, satisfaction, and outcomes of students, faculty, staff and alumni.


OAIR is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing campus-wide assessment activities. These efforts include the creation and execution of student learning and institutional effectiveness assessment plans and improvement initiatives. We provide assessment consulting services to academic and administrative units.


OAIR provides data and information to meet reporting requirements of federal agencies and accrediting bodies. We respond to external survey requests from college guides such as US News and Peterson’s and prepare the Common Data Set. We satisfy requests for institutional information from internal and external constituents.

1555 Poydras Street, Suite 914, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-247-1231