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Department of Institutional Research - Institutional Responsiveness

Engagement Request

This page lists those general links associated with Snow College's on-going efforts toward improvement as well as ad hoc studies and accreditation documentation.


Snow College is accredited by the Northwest Association of Colleges and Universities.  Other specialized accreditations are awarded by

Program Review

All academic programs complete a comprehensive program review every five years (R411).  Each program review includes an extentive program self-study publication, site visit by external evaluators, a documented assessment from evaluators, and a formal program response to program recommendations.  Completed program reviews are vetted by the Snow College Board of Trustees prior to submission and review by the Utah System of Higher Education commission. .

Course Evaluations

Snow College provided customized course evaluations to students near the end of each academic or instructional time period (including block classes and summer terms).  Course evaluations are on-line via Snow College's BadgerWeb portal and can be accessed using any computer or mobile device. 

Strategic Enrollment Management:

Strategic Enrollment Management at Snow College aligns with the institution's mission and strategic plan to provide a collective mentality focused on the external environment and individualized student success in order to increase enrollment, retention, graduation, and transfer rates as well as build programs and enhance the quality of college services.

Mission Fulfillment:

The Office of institutional Research uses assessment data along with other institutional information to report progress and provide recommendations toward mission and core theme achievement.

Institutional Review Board (IRB):

In full support of undergraduate research activities, Snow College provides review of student, faculty, and externally sourced research projects. Faculty are encouraged to use the National Institutes of Health web-training regarding the projection of human research subjects prior to completing and IRB application.

Beckie Hermansen EdD (Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness)
Office of Institutional Planning & Research
150 East College Avenue
Ephraim, UT 84627
1-435-283-7346 (p)
1-435-283-7304 (f)