What is Bear Stats?
Bear Stats is the abbreviated digest of the data contained in the more comprehensive FactBook. This concise booklet is prepared by OIR. It provides data supplied annually for the purpose of state and federal compliance. These data are routinely produced by OIR and used to fulfill Missouri State University obligations to a variety of external agencies, including the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the Board of Governors, a variety of federal and state governmental units, and rating/ranking publications.