Data Resources and Other Key Sources


UCAN: University and College Accountability Network

User-friendly information on more than 500 participating private nonprofit colleges in the U.S., sponsored by the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities.




National Center for Education Statistics Integrated Postsecondary Education Data Surveys

Core data on all higher education institutions that receive federal aid, including public, private nonprofit, and for-profit institutions. The newly tweaked “College Navigator" replaced the “COOL" site; the “Peer Analysis System" provides data to the knowledgeable user.




Ohio Board of Regents

Mostly focused on the state's public colleges and universities, reports from the Ohio Board of Regents are sorted by topic area including degrees, tuition and financial aid, credit transfer, and college readiness. In addition, the Regents have an archive of historical reports dating as far back as 1966.




College Navigator

A free service of the US Department of Education, in which students and families can browse IPEDS data presented as consumer information about colleges and universities.