IRRIS makes available many publications that serve the UT Austin community and external work groups. These resources include data on students, faculty, courses, semester credit hour production, degrees awarded, facilities utilization, and national data.

Statistical Handbook

The Statistical Handbook provides information about UT Austin's student, faculty, staff, and degree characteristics.


The Association of American Universities Data Exchange is a public service organization whose purpose is to improve the quality and usability of information about higher education.


The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System is a set of surveys designed and maintained by the NCES (National Center for Education Statistics) to collect and analyze data related to education in the U.S. and other nations.

Common Data Set

The Common Data Set (CDS) is a set of standard data and definitions created through the collaborative effort of data providers in the higher education community, and survey publishers such as the College Board, Peterson's, and U.S. News & World Report.


State of Texas law mandates that the University submit a series of reports to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) on a semester or annual basis.

UT National Comparison Group

Effective Spring 2013, The National Comparison Group (NCG) is used for all comparisons to our national peers. The Expanded Comparison Group (ECG) includes salaries.

Faculty Salary Analysis Report

Salary information for UT Austin faculty for the academic years 2006-2010 are available in our statistical handbook. This report was retired in 2010.

UT Austin Building List

This list includes buildings located on the UT Austin main campus, the J.J. Pickle Research Campus, the McDonald Observatory, the Marine Science Institute, and locations leased or owned in and beyond the state of Texas.

US News & World Report

IRRIS completes an annual survey distributed by U.S. News & World Report, L.P. (USN&WR). Information gathered is used to produce the USN&WR annual publication which ranks America’s best colleges.


Each year UT Austin submits information to the NCAA regarding the Graduation Success Rate (GSR) of all Division I institutions.The NCAA developed the Division I Graduation Success Rate in response to college and university presidents who wanted graduation data that more accurately reflect the mobility among all college students today.