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Following the violent attacks in Atlanta this week, IDHE issued a statement addressing our nation's history, current social problems, and future support higher education must offer.

Announcements and Opportunities

  • Want to join NSLVE? The first step is to see if your institution is in the study.
  • How do you make the most of the 2020 election season? Start with Election Imperatives, IDHE's research-backed set of 10 recommendations for building a campus culture of student political learning and participation.
  • IDHE recently issued a letter to institutional leaders to use their community stature and influence to protect voting rights. Read the letter and take the opportunity to stand for students' rights.

Featured Research

  • Democracy Counts 2018 cover

    In the 2018 midterm elections, the average student voting rate at U.S. colleges and universities more than doubled from the last midterm elections, jumping from 19% in 2014 to 40% in 2018. Other findings from 2018 include:…

  • The National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement (NSLVE) offers colleges and universities an opportunity to learn their student registration and voting rates and, for interested campuses, a closer examination of their campus climate for political…

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