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03/05/2013 Published by: Suzanne

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If you’re looking for a new way to research colleges, then is a great place to start.

What is it?

  • An initiative of the Institute for College Access & Success who work “to make higher education more available and affordable for people of all backgrounds.”
  • Makes higher education data available to researchers and the public.
  • Allows users to find, compare and analyze data for over 11,000 U.S. colleges and universities at their fingertips.

What can I do there?

Browse and compare information about affordability, diversity, and student success in three interconnected ways:

  1. Spotlight- allows you to choose a college, state, or school type and view a snapshot of data for your selection, alongside a relevant comparison.
  2. Topics- allows you to focus on a particular issue, then dig deeper to see how specific colleges, states, or types of schools compare.
  3. Explore all data- allows you to build a table for any combination of colleges, variables, or years in the database.

Good luck with your research!

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