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 Office Staffing 60-Second Survey - January 2019

  • Office Policies, Practices and Procedures
  • Registration & Records
  • Research

The April 2015 AACRAO 60 Second Survey asked respondents to identify the size, composition, name and level of decentralization for the Office of the Registrar.

The April 2015 AACRAO 60 Second Survey asked respondents to identify the size, composition, name and level of decentralization for the Office of the Registrar. Given that there are many institutional permutations of how the registrar functions are staffed and distributed across institutions, this survey attempted to differentiate between a “traditional” registrar’s office and offices that support additional functions.