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Welcome to the NCHEMS Information Center

The mission of the National Information Center for Higher Education Policymaking and Analysis is to provide state policymakers and analysts timely and accurate data and information that are useful in making sound higher education policy decisions.

By navigating the links on the left, you'll find comparative data for states and counties, and useful contextual information.

Thanks to Lumina Foundation for Education, the Ford Foundation, and the National Postsecondary Education Cooperative for supporting the development of this website.

NOTE: NCHEMS is currently undergoing a review of HigherEdInfo.org, during which time updated datasets may not be available on the website. We hope to launch a new and improved resource for state higher education data soon. In the meantime, NCHEMS staff may be able to share updated data with you directly. If there is a particular set of data you are looking for, please contact Linda Leyba at linda@nchems.org. Thank you.

Visit the NCHEMS website for more information about the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems.

Getting Started

State Profile Report

This feature enables you to generate a custom data profile of your state across a number of different performance measures available on the website.

Generate Custom Reports

These features allow you to create custom data sets and images from our database of education measures. You can share or export this data for use in your own work.