The Office of Institutional Effectiveness, Research, and Planning is responsible for identifying, gathering, and analyzing data and reporting information to support a comprehensive system of planning and evaluation for the College. The office conducts statistical analyses and provides instruction and training to the college personnel so that the planning and evaluation system can be used to demonstrate the College’s ongoing quest for quality.


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Contact IERP

Dr. Rebec ca Richter
Senior Research Analyst

Phone: 254-298-8416

Joy Row
Research Analyst

Phone: 254-298-8417

IERP Resources

Glossary of Terms
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Glossary of terms commonly used in Texas higher education
Quick Facts

Temple College Student Profile 2015

Fall 2017 Fact Sheet

Fall 2016 Fact Sheet

Fall 2015 Fact Sheet

Fall 2012 Fact Sheet

Fall 2011 Fact Sheet

Fact Books (Historical)

Fact Book 2011

Fact Book 2010

Fact Book 2009

Fact Book 2008

Fact Book 2007

Fact Book 2006

Fact Book 2005


By the Numbers


Student Demographics

Demographic information consists of personal and socioeconomic characteristics on which a population may be categorized. At Temple College, demographic information includes age, gender, race and ethnicity, prior institutions attended (high school and college), developmental education status, economic status, and special populations information.


HS Grads Enrolled at Temple College Multiple Years

Persistence And Retention

The terms persistence and retention, although sometimes used interchangeably, are used at Temple College to illustrate different student behaviors. Persistence refers to students continuing from semester to semester and year to year. Retention refers to students who complete courses in which they are enrolled for a particular term.


Fall to Fall Persistence 2010-2014

Semester and Contact Hours

In addition to determining institutional growth, semester credit hours and contact hours are key determinants in institutional funding. Semester credit hours represent revenue from student tuition and fees, while contact hours represent income from the state in the form of contact hour reimbursement funding.

  • Semester Credit Hours by Term, 5 Years
  • Credit and Non-Credit Contact Hours by Term, 5 Years
Student Success

Student Success Goals and Measures

Student Success by Developmental Status
Transfer Student Success at Four-Year Universities

Strategic Plan

Assessment Resources

External Reports & Important Links

Accountability Reports (THECB)

Link to THECB Accountability System (Closing the Gaps)

Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Feedback Reports

Link to National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) College Navigator

Perkins Data Resources (THECB)

Exit Cohort Reports (THECB)

Link to THECB Student and Adult Learner Follow-up System