What is the Association for Institutional Research?
The Association for Institutional Research (AIR) is the world's largest professional organization for institutional researchers. AIR provides educational resources, best practices, and professional-development opportunities for its more than 4,000 members. To learn more, visit About Us.​​​​​​
Fire Causes Damage at AIR Offices
Due to a fire at 1435 E. Piedmont Dr., AIR Executive offices are temporarily located at the Hilton Garden Inn Tallahassee, 3333 Thomasville Rd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. ​​​​​​
Mailing Address: 1400 Village Square Blvd. #3-341, Tallahassee, FL 32312-1231

 Future of the Field


A New Vision for Institutional Research: Change magazine article

Institutional Research Capacity: Foundations of Federal Data Qualty: IHEP policy paper

National Survey of IR Offices

Statement of Aspirational Practice for IR: Advocating institution-wide use of data to improve student success.

IR Summit: IR on the national stage.


 IR in the Know


2016 College Affordability Diagnosis National Report  

In this state-by-state analysis of college affordability, the authors find that a postsecondary education has become increasingly unaffordable for many low- and middle-income students and their families. MORE.

IR in the Know, a feature in eAIR, AIR's electronic newsletter, provides updates on current and emerging issues related to data collection, analyses, and reporting.


 Careers in IR


To explore current job opportunities in institutional research, visit AIR's Job Board.  If you are interested in graduate courses related to institutional research, visit the Graduate Education section of the Careers page of this site.