Academic Performance Solutions

Academic Performance Solutions (APS) is a decision-support platform that enables individuals across institutional departments to easily access data and peer benchmarks around course offerings, faculty workload, course completion rates, department-level costs, and other key performance indicators. Learn more about how your peers are leveraging the resources and consultative services included with APS to help them incorporate this data into key academic and operational decision-making discussions and processes.

Launch Video Modal

"People are so excited to have data that they didn't have before."

Dr. JuliAnn Mazachek, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Washburn University
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Research & Insights


Instructional costs account for nearly half of institutional expenses and are a critical lever in the academic planning process. Yet many institutions have incomplete, inaccurate data that prevent departments from managing expenses, evaluating returns on investments, and allocating resources effectively. Academic Performance Solutions’ (APS) discipline-level benchmarks of instructional costs help institutions confront this challenge by…

Department leaders often underestimate the role they play in long term success of the institution. They may think their decisions, such as those pertaining to hiring faculty or scheduling courses, solely impact their departments; however, in aggregate these decisions have significant effects on their institution’s strategic priorities. To ensure institutional and departmental priorities are aligned,…