Noncredit Research Collaborative

Our Work

The Collaborative serves as a hub for high-quality research on noncredit postsecondary education and produces research reports, peer-reviewed articles, briefs, and other materials to inform policymakers, practitioners, and researchers on current research and insights. We categorize our research and publications into eight topic areas, each searchable on our publications page.

  • Enrollment
  • Outcomes
  • Finance
  • Policy
  • Demographics
  • Program Quality
  • Student Voices/Perspectives
  • State Data Infrastructure
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Our current and past research projects have produced key findings on noncredit education. 

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Our Collaborative publishes content in academic journals as well as other sources.

  • Briefs
  • Journal Articles
  • Books/Chapters
  • Research Reports
  • Working Papers
  • Blogs
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Stay up-to-date with the latest news about noncredit topics and our Collaborative.

Noncredit State Data Reports

Explore states’ latest data reports for insights and developments about their state noncredit opportunities and outcomes.