The Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness (IR) at the Community College of Aurora (CCA) is a dynamic, responsive office supporting data and assessment needs across the college and promoting evidence-based decision making to improve overall institutional effectiveness.
The Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness is responsive to the research and assessment needs of multiple constituents across the college. Staff members collaborate with Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Fiscal Affairs, and other programs and administrative offices to achieve CCA's strategic goals and the goals of college units. The office:
The 2015 Graduate Report has just released. It has data about employment and transfer of our FY2014 graduating class. You can get a PDF copy of the report by clicking on the following link:
IR has been working with the CCA Data Advisory Committee on a set of definitions to help with understanding terms commonly used in IR reports. It is a living document that will be updated frequently with new terms or clarification for existing terms. The CCA Data Advisory Committee will continue to advise IR on adding terms and modifying definitions for clarity and understanding. A PDF of the current data dictionary is available by clicking on the following link:
Final Headcount: 7,826
Final Headcount: 6,703 (Preliminary Census as of Sept 16th, 2015)
To learn more about CCA and our student body, please explore the following Links:
CCA Institutional Profile
These are the Common Data Set files for CCA.
You can see profiles of our students and trends of our enrollments in these files.
Students of Color Compared to White Students
All-College Meeting presentation on September 9, 2015.
Transfer of CCA Students to 4-year Colleges
All-College Meeting presentation on March 11, 2015.
Diversity Data on CCA Students, Faculty, and Staff
Presentation to the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Council on December 12, 2014
IR Presentation on Effects of Concurrent Enrollment Students On Enrollment Trends
All-College Meeting presention on November 12, 2014.
IR Presentation on Graduation Trends
All-College Meeting presentation on November 12, 2014.
City of Aurora Data
2014 Data from the City of Aurora Department of Planning
Colorado Community College System (CCCS) Reports
Reports on all 13 CCCS colleges, including CCA
Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE)
Explore data and research on all Colorado Postsecondary Institutions, including CCA
Note: Many of the files available for download are PDFs. You can download the current version of the Adobe Acrobat Reader that will allow you to open and read these files by clicking here.