Institutional Research

College & Regional Data

Dr. Ed Smith, Institutional Research & Assessment

Tazewell Hall, Room T-340

Students and prospective students may find the information resources of the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) of use in planning for college and careers. SCHEV has created an institutional profile for each Virginia public college and university, and for each independent college or university participating in the Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant Program. Our profile is available at

Chapter 1: Regional Demographics ( SWCC-IR-Chapter1-pdf Download )

Chapter 2: Education Data ( SWCC-IR-Chapter2-pdf Download  )

Chapter 3: Assessment Measures ( SWCC IR Chapter 3 Assessment Measures Download )

Additional Information:

The State Council on Higher Education in Virginia has data on the colleges and universities in the Commonwealth.

Some Useful Sites:

US Census Department   

US DOE Research & Stat

IPEDS Data Center           

ONET On Line                   

VCCS Impact                      

SCHEV Data                       

SWCC Profile SCHEV Link

VEC Labor Information    

SNAP Participation Reports

VA Dept. of Health Statistics


College Measures