The Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Advancement Research Requests

Before making a request, please review the publicly available resources listed below that may meet your needs, including transfer-related data and labor market information.

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ELAC Sources

OIEA’s web-based applications (login required)

  • Program Completions App: Presents the number of awards and certificates by program for the past six academic years. Completion numbers may be disaggregated by race/ethnicity and gender, as well as by online and South Gate Educational Center students.
  • Course Scheduling App: Visualizations that display the time of day and day of the week scheduling for all courses by term. Includes the number of enrollments, allocated hours, and number of sections for each course.
  • Milestones App: Cohort-based tracking of completion milestones, including degree and certificate completion, transfer level English and math completion, and 60, 45 and 30 unit completion.
  • Course Completions App: Course enrollments, success and retention by Department, Discipline and Course. Data may be disaggregated by race/ethnicity, gender, age and other student characteristics. This app also contains a “Facts in Brief” of the college by term.
  • Low Enrolled App: Lists of sections that are low enrolled, which may also be downloaded in Excel.


District Sources

District Student Surveys

District-wide student survey results where students share their educational experience and provide feedback to colleges and the District. The survey is administered every two years at all nine colleges.​

District Data Reports

District-wide reports on enrollment trends, student characteristics, and service area demographics.


General State Sources

Chancellor’s Office Data Mart

Contains data on student demographics, enrollments, FTES, outcomes, and faculty and staff.  Data is available for all California community colleges and districts.


The LaunchBoard, a statewide data system supported by the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office and hosted by Cal-PASS Plus, provides data to California community colleges on progress, employment, and earnings outcomes for both CTE and non-CTE pathways. It includes the dashboards listed below.

LaunchBoard - Student Success Metrics:

View student progression along various educational journeys, from recruitment to completion, transfer, and the workforce.

LaunchBoard - Community College Pipeline:

Community college offerings, student characteristics, milestones, completion, and employment outcomes to support program review and planning.

LaunchBoard - Adult Education Pipeline:

Comprehensive, multi-level data on student demographics, enrollment, outcomes, types of services received, and employment using new adult education data and accountability metrics.

LaunchBoard - Strong Workforce Program:

View completion, employment and workforce data for the college and region. This may be used for examining long-term outcomes.

LaunchBoard - Guided Pathways:

The Launchboard Guided Pathways Tab offers an easy-to-use interface for retrieving information (participation, first-term momentum, transferable English and math completion, first-year momentum) on selected cohorts from individual colleges.



General Federal Sources


The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System gathers information from every college, university, and technical and vocational institution, which participates in the federal student financial aid programs.

NCES College Navigator:

College Navigator consists primarily of the latest data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), the core postsecondary education data collection program for NCES – the National Center for Education Statistics. The College Navigator provides access to a national data set on virtually all US postsecondary institutions, allowing for deep dives into single institutions or for comparisons across institutions.


Transfer-Focused Sources

A Degree with a Guarantee - Find Your Path:

A search tool to explore all of the Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) majors that are available, and to find out which majors are offered at the California community college or California State University campus in your area.

California State University data dashboard on CC transfers:

This website provides information on the major that students enroll in after transferring to a CSU, disaggregated by college of origin. Data presented for fall-entering transfer students only.

CSU Analytic Studies

Offers student data from the 23 campuses of the California State University and statistical information concerning applications received, new enrollments and continuing enrollments, and degrees conferred. Also includes California community college transfers to the California State University System. Data is disaggregated by the incoming students’ CSU major and institution of origin.

University of California Office of the President (UCOP) Analytics:

Offers reports and dashboards concerning a range of student data, including the economic mobility of UC students by income and retention/graduation rates for students. Additionally, it offers resources concerning institutional planning, assessment, and accreditation.

UC Info Center Transfers by Major

California community college transfers to the University of California system. Data is disaggregated by students’ declared UC major and institution of origin.

UC Info Center Admissions by Source School

California community college transfers to the University of California system. Data is disaggregated by institution of origin and transfer GPA. Also, includes the number of students who applied to the UC, were admitted and ultimately enrolled.


Labor Market Data

California Labor Market Information:

Bureau of Labor Statistics Labor Market Data for California by Standard Occupation Code (Excel).


A graphically sophisticated site that provides information on wages, employment, economy, health & safety, housing, diversity, and education at the state, national, and county levels.

Employment and Wages for California:

Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) employment and wages databases for California, by county (Excel)

O*Net Online:

Detailed descriptions of occupations, with requisite skills, demand, and income data organized by Standard Occupation Code (SOC)

O*Net Data:

All O*Net data in database form (SQL, Access, Excel, etc.)


K-12 Sources

California Department of Education:

Data and statistics collected from California schools (K-12) and learning support resources to identify trends and educational needs and to measure performance.


Search for information about student demographics, academic performance, and postsecondary enrollment from all California K-12 schools and districts.

EdSource’s Searchable California School Dashboard:

On Dec. 7, 2017, the California Department of Education published the official California School Dashboard for schools and districts. The dashboard replaces the old Academic Performance Index (API) scores, showing progress, or lack of it, on multiple measures. This database contains indicators of progress on five measures, in color codes selected by the state, in a searchable and sortable format.


Community Sources

American FactFinder:

Provides vital social, economic, housing, and demographic information on a yearly basis.

California Department of Finance Population Projections:

Forecasts of population, components of change, and public school enrollment at the state and county level produced by the Demographic Research Unit.


Scholarly Sources

ERIC (Education Resources Information Center):

Database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources. ERIC provides access to 1.5 million bibliographic records (citations, abstracts, and other pertinent data) of journal articles and other education-related materials.