Higher Education in Maryland
Financial Aid
Career and Workforce Education
Publications

> Academic Studies
> Finance Studies
> Research Studies
> Other Publications
> Financial Aid Outreach Kit

Press Room
Higher Education Accomplishments
Preparing for College
Online Services
For Students and Parents
> Financial Aid Applications
> Education Opportunities
> Academic Common Market
> Career Training
> MD CAPS (Student Inquiry)
> Advisor Tools
> Student Outreach Kit
> Veterans Benefits
> "Money for College" Events
> Student Guide to Transfer
> Guia para estudiantes (pdf)
For Counselors
>   Planning & Academic Affairs
> Colleges & Universities
> Education Search
> Academic Approval Process
> Programs Under Review
> Research
> Institutional Grants
> MD Fire-Rescue Education
> Career Training
For Counselors
>   Who We Are
> Contact Us
> Meetings
> State Plan for Higher Ed
> Office for Civil Rights Report 
> Advisory Council
Interagency Initiatives 
Base Realignment & Closure
Higher Education in Maryland

Office of Research and Policy Analysis

Welcome to the Office of Research and Policy Analysis. The Office is responsible for studies of higher education issues and other research projects conducted by the Maryland Higher Education Commission.  These analysis form the basis for Commission decisions regarding statewide higher education policy.

This site contains policy studies, information reports, annual reports, and publications prepared by the Office.  The most recent editions of the Office's two publications ( Data Book and Trend Book ) and its annual reports are presented.  Older reports appear in the Archives.  All policy studies and information reports completed since 1996 appear by year.

Office Staff:
Dr. Jon Enriquez, Director
Alexia Van Orden

Most Reports, Publications and Studies are Adobe Acrobat files

ANNUAL PUBLICATIONS

2014 Data Book (PDF)

2013 Data Book (PDF)

2012 Data Book (PDF)
2011 Data Book (PDF)

ANNUAL REPORTS

SOAR Studies

Enrollment Reports

Degree Reports

Retention, Graduation, and Transfer Reports

Accountability Report

Financial Aid Report

Graduate Follow-Up Survey Reports

POLICY STUDIES AND INFORMATION REPORTS

2012

Distance Education at Maryland College and Universities for Calendar Year 2011, December 2012 (PDF)

2012 Report on Best Practices and Annual Progress Toward the 55% Completion Goal, December 2012 (PDF)
Appendix to 2012 Report on Best Practices in Completion, December 2012 (PDF)

Maryland Annual Collection Revision Report, November 2012 (PDF)

2011 Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Reports Vol. 1(PDF)
2011 Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Reports Vol. 2(PDF)

2010

Distance Education at Maryland College and Universities for Calendar Year 2008, June 2010 (PDF)

2010 Research Analysis Workgroup Recommendations for the Standard Reporting of Multi-Race Data July 2010 (PDF)

2008

2008 Minority Achievement Report

2007

2006 Community College Graduate and Employer Follow-Up Survey Report (PDF)

Distance Education at Maryland Colleges and Universities
Calendar Year 2006, October 2007 (PDF)


2007 Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Reports (PDF)

Study of the Relationship Between Student Persistence, Financial
Assistance, and Expected Family Contribution, November 2007 (PDF)

Survey of Maryland Public College Students with Unmet Financial
Need, November 2007 (PDF)

Financial Assistance and Expected Family Contribution of Undergraduate Aid Recipients at Maryland's Public Colleges and Universities 2004-2005 (PDF)


2006

2004 Bachelor's Degree Recipients at Maryland Public 
Institutions - Follow-up Survey Report (PDF)


A Study of the Capacity of Maryland's Teacher Preparation Programs (PDF)

Analysis of Financial Aid Distributed to Undergraduates at Maryland Public
Colleges and Universities in Academic Year 2003-04 (PDF)

Financial Need of Undergraduate Aid Recipients at Maryland's Colleges
and Universities, 2004-2005 (PDF)

Survey on Non-acceptance or Cancellation of the Maryland
Educational Assistance Grant (PDF)

2005
2005 Minority Achievement Report (PDF)
Distance Learning at Maryland Colleges and Universities, AY 2003-04 (PDF)
Survey of College Plans of Maryland High Ability Students (PDF)
Trends in Degrees Awarded at Maryland Higher Education Institutions (PDF)
Women Students in Maryland Higher Education: Enrollment, Completion,
and Employment Trends (PDF)


2004

2004Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Reports (PDF)
A Comparison of the Retention, Transfer, and Graduation Rates of Need-Based 
Financial Aid Recipients at Maryland Public Colleges and Universities 
with the Performance of Non-Recipients  (PDF)

Community College Graduate Follow-Up Survey Report  (PDF)
Performance of Community College Transfer Students
at Maryland Public Four-Year Colleges and Universities (PDF)

Performance of EAG and GAG Award Recipients Based on Length and Amount of Aid (PDF)
Survey of the Recipients of Maryland Nursing Scholarships  (PDF)
Trends in Transfer Students at Maryland Public Higher Education Institutions
1993-2002 (PDF)


2003
Survey of the Recipients of Maryland Teacher Scholarships (PDF)
Minority Achievement Report (PDF)

2002
2002 Minority Achievement Report (PDF)
Trends in Financial Aid to Students in Maryland Postsecondary Education (PDF)

2001
2001 Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Reports (PDF)
2001 Student Outcome and Achievement Report (PDF)

2000 
A Study of the Capacity of Teacher Preparation Programs in Maryland (PDF)
Study on the Place of Employment of Maryland Graduates (PDF)

1999
1999 Minority Achievement Report (PDF)
College/Business Activities Report (PDF)
Study of the Employment Status of Faculty at Maryland Public Campuses (PDF)
Study of the Supply of and Demand for Doctoral Degree Recipients in Maryland (PDF)
Survey of College Plans of Maryland High Ability Students (PDF)

1998
1998 Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Reports (PDF)
College-School Collaborative Activities Report (PDF)
Study of the Supply of and Demand for Law School Graduates in Maryland (PDF)
Trends in Degrees Awarded at Maryland Higher Education Institutions (PDF)

1997
Study of the Effectiveness of "Privatizing" Remedial Services (PDF)
Survey of College Plans of Maryland High Ability Students (PDF)
The Status of Women Administrators and Other Staff in Maryland Public
Higher Education (PDF)

1996
1995 Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Reports (PDF)
A Study of Access to Higher Education Institutions in Maryland (PDF)
A Study of Remedial Education at Maryland Public Campuses (PDF)
A Study of the Workforce Needs of Maryland Employees (PDF)
A Survey of Collaborative Projects of Maryland Postsecondary Institutions (PDF)
Minority Achievement Report (PDF)
Study of Time-to-Degree in Maryland (PDF)
The Status of African-American Faculty and Senior Administrators
in Maryland Public Higher Education (PDF)

The Status of Women in Maryland Public Higher Education (PDF)

ARCHIVES - contains archived policy studies, information reports, annual reports,
and publications prepared by the Office of Research and Policy Analysis.


For more information about any of the publications listed, please contact the Maryland Higher Education Commission at (410) 767-3301 or webmgr@mhec.state.md.us.  When requesting data, please include your name, telephone number, and email address.

     
Hours of Operation:  Monday through Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM  |  Back to top  |  (PDF) Links require Adobe Acrobat Reader