Simply data mining refers to extracting or mining knowledge from large amount of data. So data mining is searching, analyzing and sifting through large amounts of data to find relationships, patterns, or any significant statistical correlations. When we go through data mining in a university setting we can identify number of positive impact.
Data mining can use to identify students progress within the university. So this will helpful to identify who are the week students that need to pay more attention. That's' why it is really easy to select the weak students to pay more attentions to help to improve their studies. Not only that data mining can use to identify the requirements of the students as well as the new patters. In the same time this will helpful to allocate resources and staff more effectively while considering the number of students and their requirements. While concerning all these things we can say that data mining is really important for the university setting.