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.


Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System is a system of surveys designed and maintained by the NCES (National Center for Education Statistics) to collect data from all post-secondary institutions and educational organizations.

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 Peer Institutions

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, based on appointments effective November 1st of each academic year, from IRRIS data files (unless noted). Retired in 2010, data from this report are now in the Statistical Handbook.

Enrollment Analysis

These memos present highlights of final fall enrollment with comparisons to the final figures of the previous fall. These memos are generated for the President's office.

UT Austin Building List

This list includes buildings located on the UT Austin main campus, as well as buildings located near 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 ranking America’s Best Colleges.


Each year UT Austin submits information regarding the six-year graduation rates for each cohort (ethnicity/gender) of the student body to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). This information specifically concerns student athletes who have received athletic financial aid, and is submitted in compliance with the Federal Right to Know and Campus Security Act of 1990, and in accordance with the Higher Education Act of 1965.

Average Cost of Attendance


Strategies for Building Graduate Student Completion and Time to Degree Measures