Institutional Research FAQs

What is the process for requesting data?

Data requests should be made via the Data Request Form or emailing

How long does it take to complete a request?

It is best if the request is made ahead of time whenever possible. Once assigned and scheduled, most requests are completed within two weeks. However, if there are any data requests that are an institutional priority, there may be a delay in processing other requests.

What types of information does OAIE office provide?

  • Official Enrollment Information
  • Graduation and Retention Rates
  • Grades Distribution
  • Faculty Headcount and FTEF
  • Student Demographics
  • Other types of data upon request.

If you are not able to locate the data required on our website and/or are unsure if our office handles the required kind of data request, do not hesitate to contact our office with your data requests.

What types of information does the OAIE office NOT provide?

We do not provide Financial Aid information, student commute information, personal background information, off campus housing information and few others.

Are there any assumed security responsibilities when receiving institutional data?

OAIE is in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 that protects the privacy of student education records. Student-level record data that our office provides to campus constituents should be secured in compliance with all CSUF, CSU, state, and federal guidelines.

To whom does the OAIE office provide information?

All faculty and staff at CSUF.

Where can I get the data for self-support classes?

Please submit a Data Request Form or email us at if you need self-support classes’ data. The dashboards on our website, provide information for only those students enrolled in state support classes in any given semester.