Research & Analytical Services

The Research & Analytical Services (RAS) helps College administrators, faculty and staff make informed decisions by examining and reporting the College’s performance and effectiveness. RAS is also responsible for coordinating and facilitating the planning, evaluation and effectiveness initiatives throughout the College.


Research the Present to Improve the Future.


Research & Analytical Services (RAS) professionals lead informed and collaborative planning and decision-making at all levels of the College through research design, data collection and analysis, reports of findings, and recommendations for performance excellence in the accomplishment of the South Texas College comprehensive mission. RAS is the official reporting office for federal IPEDS and regional SACS data, and also conducts the Institutional Review Board for the College.