A service entity within the Office of the Executive Vice President (EVP) at Utah State University, the Center for Student Analytics (CSA) uses data analytics to improve student success in collaboration with stakeholders and partners within and external to the university.
Projects & Initiatives
Learn about our current projects and initiatives.
Submit a student analytics project request.
Explore reports, whitepapers, and webinars highlighting the impact of student analytics.
Learn about our
mission, team and
Recruitment to Graduation
With student success impacted from early decision making to graduation (and beyond), our projects and initiatives encompas the entire student journey.
Types of Analytics
Depending on the project or activity, our work is directed on the following types of data analytics and BIG questions.
Benefits of Analytics
Analytics can help students see and reflect on their behavior in constructive ways to help them manage their progress toward their learning goals.
Analytics allow instructors to reflect on their own performance and seek better evidence for guiding instructional improvement.
Analytics allow staff to evaluate how individuals interact with services, resources, and tools, and how that interaction impacts outcomes.
Analytics allow program
directors or other administrators, to more easily see how well a program or service is performing, and draw meaningful comparisons across courses or students.
Areas of Focus
Optimization of student-facing programs and services.
Teaching and Learning
Provide actionable data to improve teaching and learning.
Additionally, officers of the institution that work closely with student data use a transparent, collaborative approach to safeguard data against being used inappropriately. The controls and procedures utilized by the Center for Student Analytics to create this report align with federal and state laws regarding protection of privacy and also adhere to the highest standards of student data ethics.
If you have questions about the practices and procedures USU employs to protect student data, contact:
CENTER FOR STUDENT ANALYTICS