Links to Related Sites

Institutional Research

  • Association for Institutional Research - This site has many useful, every day research tools.
  • Oregon Community College Council of Institutional Researchers - "The Council of Institutional Researchers is a statewide affiliation of community college and agency staff who are engaged in the analysis and reporting of college data for federal, state, local and internal uses."
  • Lane Council of Governments (LCOG) - The Lane Council of Governments (LCOG) is a voluntary association of local governments in Lane County, Oregon. Dedicated to solving area-wide problems, LCOG helps area cities, Lane County, educational districts, and special-purpose districts reach their common goals.
  • Portland State University Population Research Center - The Population Research Center (PRC) is an interdisciplinary public service, research, and training unit for population-related data and research for the State of Oregon. The mission of PRC is to provide population data, information, and research analysis for Oregon and its communities.

Employment Resources

Find "Labor Market Information" at the following sites.

State Employment Departments:

City Employment Sites:

  • Seattle Chamber - Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce: Latest employment trends, demographics, etc.
  • Eugene Chamber - Eugene Chamber of Commerce: Eugene economy, demographics, etc.

Other Oregon Employment Sites:

See US Census Bureau data here. 

National Employment Sites:

  • America's Job Bank - "America's Job Bank is a partnership between the US Department of Labor and the state operated public Employment Service."
  • America's Career InfoNet - "This site contains occupational information that will assist you in your employment search and increase your overall understanding of the job market."


The Office of University Planning & Anaylsis (UPA) at North Carolina State University maintains this comprehensive library of internet resources for higher education outcomes assessment.

Oregon Community Colleges

Web U.S. Community Colleges, by State
This page of UT Austin Web Central lists all regionally-accredited community colleges in the U.S., which can be searched by state. Included is a link to all regionally-accredited four year institutions, also searchable by state.

Oregon Four Year Insitutions

(Oregon University System--OUS):

Web U.S. Universities, by State
This page of UT Austin Web Central contains a list of regionally-accredited U.S. universities, organized by state. Included is a link to all regionally-accredited community colleges, also searchable by state.

Oregon Four Year Institutions (Private):