Carleton College Office of Institutional Research and Assessment

The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment (IRA), located in the garden level of Laird Hall, is continually reviewing and expanding the types of information available about the College. We are adding resources as quickly as time and our other responsibilities permit.

Please view any of the topics listed in the navigation window immediately to the left.

Look at Basic Carleton Data for some current and trend information about frequently-requested College statistics.

See the Assessment section for information about Carleton's assessment activities and a collection of resources to support the College's ongoing assessment and evaluation activities.

See the Outcomes section for the results of senior and alumni surveys, for the doctorates earned by Carleton graduate's and Carleton graduate's top employers.

See the Carleton Peers section for a list of Carleton peers, their Institutional Research websites and federally reported data on (on College Navigator).


  • While most of the site is open to the general public, some resources are restricted to holders of a Carleton ID.
  • Some links will take you out of this site. You may wish to open new tabs in your browser, or use your browser's back arrow to return to this site.
  • The statistics presented here are official, but remember that there may be many ways of reporting and interpreting similar data.
  • Please ask a member of the IRA staff if you have questions about data presented.

Your comments and suggestions are always welcome and appreciated. Please contact us. (507 222-4292)