Unless otherwise noted in a specific report, the AACRAO member institution size, type and control categories are based on the following definitions and sources: 
The enrollment value used to delineate the institution's size category is defined as full-time enrollment plus 1/3 of part-time enrollment and is based on the enrollment reported by the institution to the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). 
Institution type and control values are also defined by and verified through NCES criteria.

Registrar Career Profile Report

2021 AACRAO Registrar Career Profile Report
  • Career Profiles
  • Professional Development and Contributions to the Field
  • Registration & Records
  • Research

Registrar Career Profile Report

Registrar Career Profile Report

This report was made possible by the more than 700 U.S. registrars who participated in our survey.

AACRAO is excited to share its third registrar career profile report. The first and second reports were completed in 2015 and 2018. The registrar career profile report is intended to build a longitudinal understanding of the career profile and positions responsibilities and to provide those seeking an equivalent position an understanding of the typical career path for doing so. 

This report was made possible by the more than 700 U.S. registrars who participated in our survey. Throughout the report, you will find insights on:

  • How the registrar is positioned within the institution
  • The career path leading up to the current registrar position
  • Next steps in the career path
  • Current portfolio of responsibilities
  • Job satisfaction
  • and more

Complete the form below to view AACRAO's Registrar Career Profile Report.