Aims to define the recommended metrics, demonstrate how the field converged on the metrics, and explore ways in which students, policymakers, and institutions can use the metrics to inform college decision making, design policies, and improve student success. Readers are encouraged to use this report to learn where in the field there is convergence on higher education data reporting and recommendations for how to calculate each of the metrics. The Metrics Framework is designed to be accessible to anyone interested in improving current data collections to better student outcomes.
Toward Convergence: A Technical Guide for Postsecondary Metrics Framework
Institute for Higher Education Policy