External Links

State and Federal Data Resources

Texas Higher Education Coordinating BoardThe Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board provides leadership and coordination for the Texas higher education system. Since being created by the Texas Legislature in 1965, the Board has worked to achieve excellence for the college education of Texas students. The Board meets four times a year. Meetings occur in Austin but are usually also broadcast on the Web.
THECB Accountability SystemThe Higher Education Accountability System is used to track performance on critical measures that exemplify higher education institutions' missions. The System is modeled on the state's higher education plan, Closing the Gaps by 2015. Its major focus is on the four Closing the Gaps target areas of participation, success, excellence and research.
Texas Higher Education DataRich source of Texas-wide higher education data
THECB Gainful Employment ReportsThe information disclosed include list of occupations that the program prepares students to enter, on-time graduation rate for students completing the program, tuition and fees, cost of books and supplies, median loan debt incurred by students who completed the program, and job placement rate for students completing the program.
SEEK UTThe UT System has developed this website and complementary online tool that provide valuable data about employment earnings for the first five years after graduation, as well as average student loan debt, for graduates by degree major.
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)IPEDS is the primary source for data on colleges, universities, and technical and vocational postsecondary institutions in the United States.
College NavigatorCollege Navigator is a free consumer information tool designed to help students,
parents, high school counselors, and others get information about over 7000 colleges and universities.