Missouri State University

University Overview

AIM Dashboard

The Academic Insights Management (AIM) Dashboard is a source of information for review and evaluation of departmental activity.  It was developed with the purpose of assisting administrators in planning as well as managing the scope and direction of university departments.  Such variables available for review include: 1) Student credit hour production by course level, instructional format and faculty classification; 2) Student headcount by major, degrees conferred by college and department; number of sections and average section size by course level and faculty classification; 3) Measures of student success such as retention and learning outcomes, and measures of faculty scholarship such as peer reviewed scholarly activities and grant activity.The information is updated annually after the Fall Census date.

Source: Student.Dashboards.ODSPROD - AIM Dashboard 2012

Fact Book

The Missouri State University System Fact Book provides a comprehensive overview of every aspect of the University System. The combination of tables, graphs, pictures, and narrative gives the reader immediate access to specific information about students, degree programs, faculty and staff, finances, and facilities, as well as other areas of general interest. Current information found within the Fact Book includes: an executive summary, general highlights, university history, accreditation, student enrollment and credit hour data, university programs and degrees available, full time faculty and staff details, financial resources, expenditures, facilities and alumni data. Past Fact Books are available in PDF files from 2000-2001 to present.  The Fact Book information is updated annually after the Fall Census date.

Common Data Set

The Common Data Set was developed as a cooperative effort between publishers and colleges. It is a standard format for the collection and dissemination of data regarding colleges and universities; reports are available for academic years 2001 through the present.  Information is updated annually after the Fall Census date.

VSA College Portrait

The College Portrait presents information to help current and future students and their families better understand Missouri State University. The site is a current snapshot of Missouri State students, costs, financial aid, campus life, and the overall Bear Community student experience. College Portraits provide information on the characteristics of schools and students in a standard format for an easy comparison of similar characteristics among different schools.

Historical Departmental Profiles

Departmental Profiles provide a detailed account of each academic department within the Springfield campus.  The five-year information describes the types and headcounts of personnel, counts of majors by program and completions by program, credit hour production in the department's courses, credit hour costs, and a variety of productivity descriptors.  The data available represents 2003-2009.

University of Delaware National Study of Instructional Costs and Productivity

Data is provided on teaching workloads, instructional costs and productivity by academic discipline for Missouri State and comparisons to other institutions participating in the University of  Delaware National Study of Instructional Costs and Productivity.  Delaware Comparison Report-Study of Cost and Productivity Percent of Student Credit Hours (SCH) and Organized Class Sections (OCS) by Faculty Category and SCH per Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Instructional Faculty; 2006 & 2007. Delaware Cost Report-variables  national study of instructional costs and productivity-norms by comprehensive Carnegie classification; FY05-06;FY06-07. Delaware Study Information is updated annually.

Fall Enrollment and Full  -Time Equivalents (FTE) 

Contains Fall Census enrollment headcount and full-time equivalents for the Springfield and West Plains campuses as well as the MSU System (Fall 2005-Fall 2010).  Includes fall census student credit hours (SCH) by level – undergraduate and graduate.