Institutional Research and Assessment

The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment (OIRA) is dedicated to providing accurate, timely, meaningful information to support planning, policy development, and decision making aimed at improving the educational experience of students at MWCC. OIRA Mission

Research Requests

Please send requests for research  through the Research Request Form or to


OIRA provides a wide variety of research and analysis support to MWCC including demographics and institutional characteristics.  MWCC statistics can be found here.

Information on accreditation and the MWCC 2012 NEASC Self-Study Report can be found here.

In accordance with the Student Right-To-Know and Campus Security Act of 1990, MWCC discloses specific institutional data and information including campus security policies and campus crime statistics. This is information, as well other student consumer information, is available here.

OIRA Staff and Contact

Rebecca Forest, Assistant Dean of Records and Institutional Research, 978.630.9597

Tiffany Parker, Senior Research Analyst, 978.630.9479

Shawn LaRoche, Research Analyst, 978.630.9360

Mount Wachusett Community College
Office of Institutional Research and Assessment
444 Green Street
Gardner, MA 01440