Office of Planning and Analysis

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Tom Holdford

Welcome to the Office of Planning & Analysis

The Office of Planning & Analysis (OPA) supports data-informed decision making to help UC Berkeley better fulfill its goals of access and excellence through teaching, research, and public service.

Planning & Analysis Highlights

Change to Student Ethnicity Reporting

March 31, 2021

Working with the VC-Equity & Inclusion's office, we have implemented a change in how the Pacific Islander ethnicity category rolls up in Cal Answers student reporting.  Rather than appearing under the "Asian/Pacific Islander" level 1 ethnicity category, the group will now be under "Underrepresented Minority."  In addition, the level 1 category of "Asian/Pacific Islander" will change to "Asian".  To ensure that trend reporting continues to work correctly, this change will apply to all historical data for both undergraduate and graduate students in Cal Answers.  Note that no level 2 or level 3 ethnicity reporting categories will change; this only affects these two level 1 categories.

Interactive UCUES 2020 Dashboard Now Available

February 12, 2021

Spring 2020 UCUES results are now available via an interactive dashboard that allows for filtering by select student characteristics (e.g., race/ethnicity, entry status as a freshman or transfer, first generation college status). A sub-set of UCUES results can also be found in the Student Experience dashboard within Our Berkeley