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Postsecondary Data Collaborative (PostsecData)

The Postsecondary Data Collaborative is an IHEP-led coalition of diverse organizations that recognize the power of high-quality data to ensure equitable access and success in higher education.

The Postsecondary Data Collaborative is a coalition of diverse organizations that recognize the power of high-quality data to ensure equitable access and success in higher education. Known simply as “PostsecData,” the coalition jointly advocates for the use of high-quality postsecondary data, recognizing that thoughtful use of higher education data has the power to:

  • Promote student success. College administrators and faculty can use data to encourage learning, retention, completion, and successful post-college outcomes.
  • Evaluate and inform federal, state, and institutional policies. With better data, decision-makers can assess public resources and target them to the postsecondary system’s needs, with a focus on institutional improvement.
  • Empower college choices. Students and families can use data to make educated decisions about where to attend college, how to pay for it, and what to study.

To learn more and explore the coalition’s research and analyses, visit the Postsec Data website.