Institutional Research

Institutional Research

The Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Grants supports planning and decision-making efforts of the Rock Valley College community by providing data and information for managing and maintaining the quality and effectiveness of programs, services, and initiatives.  This office also provides data to inform external accreditation, as well as state and federally mandated data, serving as a primary source for information on institutional effectiveness at Rock Valley College.


Key Performance Indicators (KPI)

Provides information about alignment of the college's KPI to strategic plans, and KPI Summary Reports.

KPI are reported to the College's Board of Trustees on an annual basis.


Data Briefs

Fall 2015
Spring 2015


Economic Impact Study (EIS)

In this study, Economic Modeling Specialist, Inc. (EMSI) address the question of how does the economy of our community college district benefit from the presence of Rock Valley College. 

Targeted Perspective Sheets


Common Data Set (CDS)

RVC's Common Data Set are updated annually in the spring. 

If you are looking for data not found in the CDS, please contact

Additional information on the Common Data Set Initiative.