Data, benchmarking, and insight.
EDUCAUSE Analytics Services provides higher education leaders with insight on peer institutions and benchmarks through our Core Data Service (CDS), peer technology solution use through our Technology Solutions Market Dashboard, and on student and faculty technology practice and use through our Faculty and Student User Surveys.
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Key Questions Our Data Helps You Answer
Who are my technology peers?
"Our university hospital adds a lot of complexity to our IT structure. It really helps to learn about how others manage this complexity. The Analytics Services Portal helped me to identify and connect with other, similarly resourced institutions with a hospital."
— CIO at a private research institution
How do my resources compare?
"We were challenged to communicate the impact of growth on limited resources. We used EDUCAUSE data to compare our IT spend to spending at peer institutions with similar service portfolios."
— CFO at a medium-sized private research university
What technology solutions are available?
"Before selecting a new BI/Reporting tool, I was able to use the Analytics Services Portal to identify schools of a similar size who were using the solutions we were considering. Being able to reach out to similar schools and ask them about their lessons learned made all the difference in our selection process."
— IT director at a large community college
What are my students experiencing?
"We were hearing that some students didn’t have access to reliable technology. We used the EDUCAUSE student survey to identify the challenges our students were experiencing so that we could develop strategies to address them."
— Center for Teaching and Learning Director, mid-sized master's institution
How to Get Started
Contribute data to gain access to data. The Analytics Services Portal contains resources and everything you need to add and analyze data.
|Contribute data through the…||At…||To…||When…|
|Institutional profile||Any time||Create peer groups||Any time|
|Core Data Service survey||Sept - Dec (free for members)
Jan - Jun (fee-based)
|Benchmark resources||Jan - Nov|
|Student Survey||Mar - Dec||Analyze user experiences||Mar - Dec|
|Faculty Survey||Mar - Dec||Analyze user experiences||Mar - Dec|
|Technology profile||Any time||Find technology solutions||Any time|
Our Data Access Model
|EDUCAUSE Members||Nonmember Institutions||Corporations/Other Organizations|
* Nonmember institutions may opt to pay $1500 to complete the CDS survey during the survey open period. Any institution that did not complete the CDS survey during the survey open period may opt to pay a fee to complete the survey off-cycle and gain access to data.
** Individuals without access to data in the Portal can get access to data summaries through our custom analytics offering. Fees start at $230/hour, but may vary based on the request.
Email us for more information.
|Custom peer group creation||FREE||FREE||No access|
|Core Data Service*||FREE/$||$||No access|
|Student Survey Data||FREE||FREE||No access|
|Technology Solutions Market Dashboard||FREE||FREE||No access|