About Us

The Office of Institutional Research (IR) reports on a variety of data to support the University in its efforts of accountability, internal reporting, decision making, improvement and planning. Our web page provides data on student enrollment by a variety of demographics, by major, department and college, by student level, as well as by full- and part-time status. Reports on continuation and graduation and the number and types of degrees conferred can also be found here. Finally, survey results and analytical studies of student success, including retention, remediation and probation, can be found on our page. 

This office adheres to the Code of Ethics by the Association for Institutional Research.

Eva Allen

Eva Allen is a research analyst in the Office of Institutional Research. She has worked in the field of institutional research for over 15 years, all of which have been with San Francisco State University. She is responsible for managing all primary IR datasets, and using these data to meet both internal and external informational needs. Additionally, she completes all annual institutional reports and university profiles and serves as the campus’ IPEDS Keyholder. She has a research background in telecommunications. Email: evaa@sfsu.edu

Emily Shindledecker

Emily Shindledecker is a senior institutional research analyst in the Office of Institutional Research. She has worked in the field of institutional research for over six years, both in the public and private sector, and has been with San Francisco State University for over two years. She is responsible for administering & analyzing surveys, conducting statistical analysis, creating interactive Excel dashboards, designing infographics, and training and supervising research assistants. She received her Master of Science Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from California State University, San Bernardino. Email: eshindle@sfsu.edu