An analytics collaborative taking the guesswork out of student success.

The Predictive Analytics Reporting (PAR) Framework provides analytics-as-a-service delivering actionable, institutional-specific insight to member institutions from 2-year, 4-year, public, proprietary, traditional, and progressive institutions. With more than 351 unique member campuses, over 2 million anonymized student records, and 20 million institutionally de-identified course-level records, PAR offers educational stakeholders a unique, multi-institutional lens for examining dimensions of student success from both unified and contextual perspectives. PAR member institutions collaborate on identifying points of student loss and finding effective practices that improve student retention in U.S. higher education.

Often student retention and analytics initiatives are based on isolated, institutional-specific situations, or activities, making it necessary for every institution to start from scratch when trying to improve student outcomes. These efforts fail to provide the holistic perspective that PAR strives to achieve when leveraging data to improve student outcomes across multiple institutions. PAR’s multi-institutional assets and collaborative approach provide a jump-start to any institution looking to make a difference in course success, retention, and graduation rates.

The PAR Framework was built for educators, by educators, with a front-line view of the points of greatest need. Participating institutions–each one committed to student success–actively engage in the collaborative process by contributing their resources and experience. In exchange, PAR offers its members a plethora of insight tools and proven best practices that measurably improve student and institution outcomes.

Those interested in learning more about becoming a member of the PAR Framework are invited to review expectations for PAR participation at PAR Member Benefits. To see the PAR Framework in action, watch An Empirical Look at Intervention Effectiveness for Improving First-Year Experiences. If you would like someone from the PAR team to contact you, please complete this interest form.