NAGAP is committed to providing its members, the profession, and higher education at-large substantive and comparative research that supports both professionally-related activities and global issues that drive key decisions in graduate schools. The research committee facilitates member-driven and industry-driven projects, and suggestions are always welcomed.

This committee also supports the understanding of research by teaching practitioner-oriented research methods, the promotion of member research through funding of grants, sharing of members' research, and fostering of discussions around various research related to graduate enrollment management.

Current Projects

The Research Committee is currently working on the projects below. If you have an interest in learning more about any of these particular projects or have an interest in getting involved, please contact us ([email protected]):

  • 2021 NAGAP Graduate Student Research Grant Application Process (the application for 2021 is closed)
  • Biennial Salary Survey (open now - respond by December 3, 2021)
  • Research collaborations with external partners, including:
    • EAB
    • DD Agency
    • Halda
    • ETS
    • Council of Graduate Schools
    • RNL
    • Carnegie Dartlet
    • Education Dynamics

Recent Projects (reports available on The Exchange Professional Development Library - Research and Joint Research Projects)

  • 2020 NAGAP/CGS Survey of Graduate Enrollment Management Professionals: Research-in-Brief
  • Carnegie Dartlet and NAGAP Digital Insights Report 2021
  • Education Dynamics and NAGAP: Marketing and Enrollment Management Benchmark Report 2020
  • RNL & NAGAP: Marketing and Recruitment Practices for Grad Students Report
  • EAB 2020 Pulse Survey Report
  • IERF: A Guide to International Academic Records
  • Graduate Enrollment Compensation Analytics Tool (GEMCAT) - current salary survey in progress for 2021 (respond by December 3, 2021)