How the PDP Helps You

Learn more about the Postsecondary Data Partnership (PDP), how it works, and how it can help your institution.

Creating & Formatting Data Files

Data files are how you submit your institution's data to the PDP. Learn how to create, format, and populate data files so they can be processed by the PDP.

Submitting Data

Learn how and when to submit your data files to the PDP.

Updating Data

If you have already submitted your data files, but you need to make a change, you can submit update files. Learn how to create and submit update files.


Using the Student Insights Dashboard

The Student Insights Dashboard is an optional tool that displays data your institution provides through the PDP to the public in a de-identified, readily accessible, and understandable way.

Working with Dashboards

When you submit data to the PDP, we use it to populate dashboards. Learn about the different dashboards that are available and how to use them.

Working with the Analysis-Ready Files

When you submit data to the PDP, we use it to populate analysis-ready files. Learn about what data is included in the analysis-ready files and how they're formatted.


These online courses can help you learn more about the PDP, the data submission process, and the dashboards.


Links to PDP resources and information.


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