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Higher Ed Policy Portal Database

The Higher Ed Policy Central is your web-based policy tool for...

Policy Research & Analysis • Policy Design & DevelopmentInstitutional Benchmarking

As a subscriber, you receive instant access to thousands of policies from institutions of higher education in a user-friendly interface.

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Simple to navigate and save policies in a comparison view

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Policies from Higher Ed institutions added daily

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The Higher Ed Policy Central allows you to add policies to My Saved Policies, view policies in text and image formats, and export saved policies to Microsoft Word.


Learn how policies are enacted across various institutions. Search by institution name or policy text, including filters for:

  • State
  • Publish year
  • Public
  • Private non-profit
  • Private for-profit
  • 4-year
  • 2-year
  • Less than 2-year

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–Troy Holaday, CollegeSource President