Data collection and analysis
provide a critical foundation for
Gone are the days when colleges and universities can rely on anecdotal stories and intuition to drive decisions. From strategic enrollment data to outcome statistics to retention metrics, the demand for measurement in higher education has never been more intense. Everyone from accrediting bodies to the federal government are pushing institutions toward better demonstrating the success of their work.
This heightened accountability has generated a great need for collecting better (not just more) data, establishing clear benchmarks, and translating research findings into action-based solutions. Credo believes in the centrality of excellent research as an underpinning for all decisions that will help drive key indicators, from understanding your prospective students to assessing the level of communication among your leadership team. The following research services can help you accomplish key institutional goals from a foundation of solid data.