Our innovative and evidence-based initiatives put IHEP’s data-driven research into practice. In each of our focus areas, we support national, state, local, and institutional efforts to achieve stronger educational outcomes for today’s students.
Value Data Collaborative (VDC)
The Value Data Collaborative (VDC) is a nationwide initiative to further the field’s understanding of the return on investment in postsecondary education – both for students and their families, and for society writ large – by implementing the Postsecondary Value Framework.
TransferBOOST (Bachelor’s Opportunity Options that are Straightforward and Transparent) is a multi-year state-level initiative developed to provide students affordable, quality, well-supported two- to four-year pathways.
Degree Mining Tool
The Degree Mining Tool is a free online system to equip institutions to easily and affordably identify students who are eligible for credentials they have earned but have not yet been awarded.
Higher Education in Prison KPI Framework
Higher Education in Prison (HEP) KPI Framework is a multi-year research initiative that produced a comprehensive set of key performance indicators to detail the broad array of HEP outcomes.
Degrees When Due
Degrees When Due (DWD) is an innovative, nationwide completion initiative designed to improve student attainment rates through data-driven strategies and tactics.
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.