What is PostsecData?

The PostsecData Collaborative advocates for high-quality postsecondary education data to improve student outcomes.

Mapping the Data Landscape

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Data at Work

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Yes, A Federal Postsecondary Student-Level Data Network is Possible. Here’s How.

High-quality postsecondary data is essential for understanding student outcomes and identifying inequities within our higher education system. Accurate and complete data can empower college choices, promote student success, and inform federal, state, and institutional policies. Yet our existing postsecondary data are disconnected, duplicative, and incomplete. A federal postsecondary student-level data network (SLDN) can change that.