APIR provides data and analytic support, including peer comparisons when available, for student-related issues through the entire student life-cycle - from applying for admission to post-graduation plans. This includes analyses of application and admission trends; student enrollment trends; academic advising, retention and graduation rates; general education requirements; degree and certificate trends; and institution-wide student surveys.

Interactive Data Visualizations

APIR has developed Tableau data visualizations that allow users to explore trends in student data. Users can filter and disaggregate the information to topics of interest to the user. If you are unfamiliar with how to use a Tableau visualization, basic instructions are available here.

Trends in Student Enrollments

 A visualization of trends in student enrollments, including headcounts of degree-seeking students by major and headcounts of students enrolled in certificate programs is available here:

Trends in Degrees and Related Data

A visualization of trends in degrees, degree recipient demographics, majors, named options, certificates, doctoral minors, and honors is available here:


Undergraduate Academic Program Profiles

We are in the process of retiring the Undergraduate Academic Program Profiles visualization and replacing it with separate, more comprehensive visualizations for trends in degrees, majors enrollments, and average time-to-degree. See the Interactive Data Visualizations section above.The visualization for time-to-degree are under development.

The old Undergraduate Academic Program Profiles visualization, with 2014-15 data, is still accessible here: Undergraduate Academic Program Profiles



New Freshman
Undergraduate Transfers


By Major
By Course
Special Topics


General Education


Degree Trends
Certificate Trends
Special Topics

Retention & Graduation Rates


Post-Graduation Plans

Wisconsin Experience


Student Surveys

Undergraduate Survey