Institutional Research


The Office of Institutional Research (IR) at SMC strives to support the college's mission and commitment to student learning, success, and racial equity by providing quality, accessible, reliable and relevant information to facilitate equity-minded inquiry, decision-making, and planning processes, enhance institutional effectiveness, and promote a culture of evidence-based inquiry. Office mission revised 2/19/2020

The IR Service Level Agreement (SLA) details the types of services internal clients (managers, department chairs, faculty leaders, and other users of IR services) can expect from the office. Access the SLA here: 2020 IR Service Level Agreement.

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Fast Facts, Dashboards, and Effectiveness

Fast Facts

Fast Facts

Provides a one-page summary of SMC data for the most recently reported semester.
Download Fast Fact Sheet

Data Dashboards

Data Dashboards

Access interactive data dashboards providing enrollment, student demographics, and outcomes trends.
Link to Data Dashboards

Institutional Effectiveness

Institutional Effectiveness

Get access to reports describing SMC's performance on institutional effectiveness and equity metrics.
Link to Institutional Effectiveness

Grade Distribution, Reports, and Research Agenda


Grade Distribution

Access a report describing the grade distribution by instructor for the most recently reported semester.
Link to Grade Distribution


Report Repository

Access past research reports published by the Office of Institutional Research.
Link to Report Repository


Research Agenda

Santa Monica College's research priorities for the next two years
Download Research Agenda


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Phone: 310-434-4556