The Office of Institutional Effectiveness, Planning and Research (IEPR)

Welcome to the web site for the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, Planning and Research (IEPR) at Middle Tennessee State University. 

Institutional Effectiveness and Planning provides support for accreditation, program reviews, quality assurance funding, Institutional Effectiveness planning, the MTSU Strategic Plan, senior exit exams and surveys.

Institutional Research provides data and analysis through a variety of sources including the MTSU Fact Book, Common Data Set, and dashboards including the original SSRS dashboards and the coming soon Power BI dashboards. IR participates in a number of external surveys and data collections. Ad hoc requests can be made with the data request form

Please contact us with your questions or comments.

MTSU Quick Facts

Students Fall 2019
Total Students 21,721
Student Credit Hours 262,625
Full-time Equivalent (FTE) 17,755
Average ACT of Entering Freshmen 23.3
Average Age of Undergraduate 22
Fall 2018-Fall 2019 First-time FT Freshmen Retention Rate 75.4%
6-Year Graduation Rate 52%
Degrees Conferred in 2018-19 4,940