APR Self-Study Report


This page provides links designed to help units prepare Self-Study Reports that comply fully with the policies and goals of the University System of Georgia and Georgia State University. Academic program review is a key component of the University System’s evaluation and planning efforts. It is central to Georgia State’s planning and resource allocation processes. It is also a SACSCOC accreditation policy requirement. See links below for detailed information.


Guidelines for Units Undergoing APR (effective AY2018-2019)

This document gives an overview of the purpose, timeline, process, funding domain, structure, and content of the Self-Study Report.  The previous version of the Guidelines is available here.


APR Self-Study Template

Class of 2017-2018

This document provides the section-by-section structure for the Self-Study Report, identifies the parameters to be addressed in each section, and identifies the data source for each parameter.  Many of the parameters are displayed on the department’s APR dashboard, available at APR Dashboard, under the APR tab.  The sources of other parameters are IPORT, the Office of Institutional Research, the unit’s internal data, and comparisons with units in peer and aspirational institutions.  The previous version (class of 2016-2017) of the template is available here.