About IHEP

The Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit research and advocacy organization committed to equity in higher education for all students, with a special focus on historically underserved populations. Based in Washington, D.C., IHEP develops innovative policy- and practice-oriented research to guide policymakers and education leaders who develop high-impact policies that will address our nation’s most pressing education challenges.

For nearly 30 years, IHEP has been a leading voice championing college access and success. Our team includes some of the most respected professionals in the fields of public policy and research. We envision a world in which all people, regardless of background, race, or circumstance, have the opportunity to reach their full potential by participating and succeeding in higher education.