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Focus Areas

Postsecondary Education

Understanding access, progress, and success in higher education

Once students reach their college years, many factors influence their ability to make the transition and master the skills needed to complete a certificate or degree program and enter the workforce. We study the keys to successful postsecondary outcomes, with a focus on underserved students.

On behalf of public- and private-sector clients and in collaboration with institutions, we conduct applied research on issues such as college affordability, student debt burden, college completion, community college success, personalized learning, and student pathways through STEM fields.

We specialize in delivering easy-to-use data reporting tools to give clients, institutions, parents, and students access to data on which they can base important policy, program, and personal decisions.