IRAP produces briefing notes and fact sheets that summarize key report findings and critical issues to the University and the State.

Comparative Salaries for Research University Leaders July 2016 PDF

July 2016

An overview of comparison salaries for university leaders at UC and AAU public and private institutions using Chronicle of Higher Education data. Despite July 2016 salary increases, UC chancellors continue to be among the lowest-paid university leaders.

Comparative Salaries for Public University System Leaders July 2016 PDF

July 2016

An overview of comparison salaries for public research university system leaders at UC and AAU institution systems using data collected and published by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

UC and the Federal Budget May 2016 PDF

May 2016

The current federal budget call for two years of enhanced appropriations to support academic research & development. These increases could add as much as $186 million annually to UC's federally funded research activity.

Federal Research Funding May 2016 PDF

May 2016

Many of the significant discoveries made by UC researchers originated with federally funded, basic research. The University of California is the nation’s largest recipient of federal funding for academic research, with about $3 billion in awards each year.

Corporate Research Funding May 2016 PDF

May 2016

More than half of the funds that UC receives from corporate sponsors are for clinical trial research, which represents the final stage in the journey from a scientific discovery to an effective treatment.

UC Campuses Offer the Best Value and Outcomes for Low-Income Students March 2016 PDF

March 2016

According to The Institute for College Access, “In most regions of the state, it costs low income students more to attend a community college than a public university.” Compared to local Cal State and CA Community Colleges, UC campuses not only offer the best value, they have the best outcomes, as supported by national scorecard data.

Student engagement and employment outcomes March 2016 PDF

March 2016

IRAP researchers presented their latest work on student success at the November 2015 conference of the California Association for Institutional Research (CAIR) – an analysis of the relationship between student engagement and post-college employment outcomes.

UC supports transfer students November 2015 PDF

November 2015

The University of California is committed to increasing the number of transfer students from California Community Colleges in the next few years.

STEM Degree Production at UC October 2015 PDF

October 2015

UC leads California in STEM degree production at nearly 50,000 STEM degrees in 2013-14.

The University of California Excels in National and International Rankings October 2015 PDF

October 2015

UC continues to be recognized on various dimensions of academic excellence. Most recently, the U.S. News and World Report named two UC campuses among the top 10 universities in the world, and five UC campuses among the top 10 best public institutions in the nation.

UC plays a pivotal role in improving social mobility in California and the nation September 2015 PDF

September 2015

The New York Times’ College Access Index 2015 underscores UC’s leadership role in providing access, affordability and positive outcomes for a large number of low-income students.

The College Scorecard shows UC is a good investment for students, their families and federal and state governments September 2015 PDF

September 2015

Joining the White House’s efforts to promote transparency, this brief provides a summary of how UC compares to other universities on critical measures regarding access, affordability and outcomes.

UC’s commitment to serve our growing student veteran community September 2015 PDF

September 2015

A description of UC’s veteran students — most transfer from California Community Colleges and are ethnically diverse.

How much debt do undergraduates have upon finishing their degrees? August 2015 PDF

August 2015

IRAP presents data on cumulative debt from 1999-2000 to 2013-14 and shows comparisons between UC campuses and other public and private 4-year institutions.

UC innovations in education are improving student outcomes February 2015 PDF

February 2015

UC is leveraging technology to promote student success. In January 2015, UC campuses came together to discuss strategies to increase student success at the Undergraduate Completions Conference.

The University of California delivers on its commitment to promote social mobility February 2015 PDF

February 2015

UC's low-income students succeed in completing degrees and in the California labor market after graduating.

California Bar Association pass rates July 2016 PDF

July 2016

A comparison of the Bar Examination pass rates among law school graduates shows UC compares favorably with other California law schools.

Survey of UC Doctoral Alumni October 2014 PDF

October 2014

The University of California, Office of the President, in collaboration with campus graduate divisions and alumni offices, surveyed UC Ph.D. recipients who completed their studies within the last 40 years to ask about their career success and satisfaction.

UC is committed to access and affordability Link

August 2014

IRAP and Communications highlights how UC has held fast to its historic commitment of affordability and access for its students.

Does income factor into graduation rates? May 2014 PDF

May 2014

IRAP presents UC data to contrast national data published in The New York Times Magazine article on Sunday, May 18th titled “Who Gets to Graduate?”