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.

The Impact of Electronic Content Management (ECM) system Ownership on Student Records Management Practice - March 2016

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

The American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers undertakes research projects to keep ourselves, and the higher education community informed about emerging practices.

The American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) periodically undertakes research projects to keep ourselves, and the higher education community in general, informed about current and emerging practices. The aims of this survey were to measure the prevalence of Electronic (also sometimes called “Enterprise”) Content Management (ECM) use among our member institutions and to benchmark student records management practice and policy.