Institutional Effectiveness &


The mission of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Research is to conduct planning and assessment activities in order to demonstrate to accrediting bodies, as well as the University community at large, the effectiveness of the institution in attaining its mission.

To achieve its mission, the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Research supports the following principles:

- To monitor and implement the University’s planning processes and to encourage broad constituent participation.

- To provide leadership and direction toward the regular, systematic and accurate assessment of the University’s programs and services.

- To provide institutional research data and analysis to support institutional decision-making.

- To provide leadership and guidance to the University community to ensure that all accreditation requirements are met.

The Institutional Effectiveness Committee
The Institutional Effectiveness Committee is responsible for assuring that Hodges University continually strives toward the improvement of quality in the performance of its Mission Statement. Toward that end, this Committee shall diligently and with innovation, establish and continually improve standards of measurement of performance, provide input to the Planning Process, and assess the results of such institutional refinements that are produced.
The Committee shall perpetually strive to improve all aspects of life at Hodges University, both educational programs and support activities, and shall always be mindful of its accountability to its peers, their constituents, and the general public.

Recent News

Did You Know?

Hodges University’s Associate Professor of Business Administration, Dr. Aysegul Timur, was honored with a best presenter award at the 2007 Global Business & Economics Research Conference in Istanbul, Turkey. Dr. Timur’s report, “The Impact of the European Integration on the Pharmaceutical Industry,” was picked best out of the 50 presentations at the global event.

Hodges University:
By the Numbers

  • Over 2,500 students enrolled
  • 64% of students attend full-time
  • Average class size of 14 students
  • 96 full-time faculty
  • 65 adjunct or part-time faculty
  • 78% of courses taught by full-time faculty
  • 100 electronic databases
  • 18,000 items in the library and 122,427 eBooks
  • 83 classrooms/labs and student lounges at both the Naples and Fort Myers campuses
  • Smartboards, wireless and Internet connectivity in all classrooms. Select classrooms are outfitted with lecture capture cameras.

Student Profile

  • 66% female
  • 34% male
  • Average age of 33
  • 42% Hispanic
  • 14% Black or African American
  • Over 8,200 degrees conferred


  • 36.6 acres
  • Five buildings
  • One 40,000 square foot building and one 48,000 square foot building in Naples
  • One 60,000 square foot main building and one 48,000 square foot building in Fort Myers
  • One 6,500 square foot building on 15 acres in Immokalee
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