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The Office of Institutional Research exists to promote the competent and efficient use of data to inform and support decision-making that enhances Biola University’s capacity to impact the world for the Lord Jesus Christ.


Our vision is to provide trusted counsel, partnership and analysis to the university’s leadership to shape a compelling future for Biola University, to be an invaluable information provider and interpreter for internal and external end-users, and to drive an institutional culture of inquiry.

Enrollment Overview

Term Graduate Undergraduate Total
Fall 2012 1,965 4,337 6,302
Fall 2013 1,970 4,353 6,323
Fall 2014 1,985 4,373 6,358
Fall 2015 1,997 4,225 6,222
Fall 2016 2,004 4,091 6,095
Fall 2017 2,124 4,048 6,172

For more enrollment data see the reports page.

Department Members

Gary Wytcherley
Director, Institutional Research
Laura Springer
Senior Research Analyst
Chris Hilberg
Institutional Data Analyst
Joel Pixler
Institutional Data Analyst