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Center for Research and Strategy Studies

Informed decisions. Ideas that work. The data you need.

UPCEA offers the gold standard of research and benchmarking information in the field through its Center for Research and Strategy. Under the experienced leadership of Jim Fong, the Center conducts several free studies per year for the benefit of all UPCEA members. See the Center's latest research in trending areas below. 

Alternative Credentials

Demand for alternative credentials is steadily increasing — make sure your institution is offering what students are looking for. 


Knowing what the next generation of learners is seeking will help you navigate these changing demographics. 

Workforce Development

Stay ahead of the changes in today's economy and the workforce. 

Instructional Design

High-performing Instructional Design teams are crucial to the success of today's institutions. See how your team stacks up. 

Program Planning

Build a solid foundation for new program development and attract the learners you want. 

Professional and Continuing Education

Keep your finger on the pulse of the latest professional and continuing education trends. 

Information Technology

Stay up-to-date on how the leading advancements in information technology are impacting higher ed. 

Marketing and Enrollment Management

Gain exposure and enrollments with the latest in marketing and enrollment management data and strategies.