State Higher Education Finance (SHEF)

Data Collection Process

Data Providers: Click hereto access the collection website.

Data Collection Overview (Video) 

This video provides an overview of the collection website that houses data for the State Higher Education Finance (SHEF) and Grapevine surveys. The video also covers the data resources available on our website, including the interactive data visualizations in Tableau. Information is provided regarding registration and log-in, data entry and definitions, options to view a report preview, and finalizing/locking the data. New data providers are encouraged to watch this video, as it covers the history and context of the surveys, general guidelines and instructions, and a walkthrough of our key metrics and adjustment factors.

Additional Information:

Glossary of Terms 

List of Data Providers

Instructions and Data Descriptions 


Technical Papers:

Technical Paper A  – HECA

Technical Paper B – EMI and COLI

Technical Paper C – Diverse Perspectives

Technical Paper D– Measures, Methods, and Analytical Tools