The Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit research, policy, and advocacy organization committed to promoting postsecondary access and success for all students, regardless of race, background, or circumstance. Founded in 1993, IHEP has provided timely, evidence-based, and student-centered research to inform policy decisions and address our nation’s most pressing higher education challenges for the past 30 years.
Our team includes some of the most respected professionals in the fields of public policy and research, as well as finance, government affairs, communications and operations. We envision a society in which all people, regardless of race, background, or circumstance, have the opportunity to reach their full potential by participating and succeeding in higher education. Together, we are driving systemic change to advance equitable outcomes and generational impact.