Category: data


2015-16 Annual Accreditation Data Report Released!

COPRA is pleased to release its sixth Annual Accreditation Data Report! The 2015-16 Report provides increased insight into the public affairs field, and the faculty, students, and alumni of our accredited programs. Thank you to each NASPAA-accredited program for providing the data…

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Interested in exploring accreditation data for research?

Programs seeking accreditation provide NASPAA and COPRA with a plethora of data, describing students, faculty, competencies, and program evaluation. COPRA encourages researchers to explore these data and study the field at-large, emerging trends, and best practices. As such, it has approved new…

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2014-15 Annual Accreditation Data Report Released!

COPRA is pleased to release its fifth Annual Accreditation Data Report! The 2014-15 Report provides increased insight into the public affairs field, and the faculty, students, and alumni of our accredited programs. Thank you to each NASPAA-accredited program for providing the data…

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How does your program use data?

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Explore how diversity has changed within NASPAA Programs

As the below graphs show (click on them to interact!), between 1998 and 2013, diversity in NASPAA accredited programs, in terms of both students and faculty improved. While these are marked improvements that show that programs overall have diversified and improved their…

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Do professional accreditors look at outcomes?

The answer is a resounding yes, according to a new ASPA report. 100% of respondents include outcomes assessment as a basis for their accreditation requirements. While this had been an anecdotal assumption in the accrediting community, this is the first…

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2015 Annual Maintenance Report: Due October 1!

Attention all accredited programs! The 2014-15 Annual Data Report is due in only THREE DAYS within the NASPAA Data Center. You will remember that to maintain accreditation, programs are required to submit annual accreditation maintenance reports (questions 1-16 of the Annual Data Report)…

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2013-2014 Accreditation Data Report Released!

COPRA is pleased to release its Annual Accreditation Data Report! The 2013-14 Report provides increased insight into our field, and the faculty, students, and alumni of our accredited programs. Thank you to each NASPAA-accredited program for providing the data featured in…

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2015 Annual Maintenance Report: Due October 1!

Attention all accredited programs! The 2014-15 Annual Data Report is due in only TWO WEEKS within the NASPAA Data Center. You will remember that to maintain accreditation, programs are required to submit annual accreditation maintenance reports (questions 1-16 of the Annual Data…

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2014-15 Annual Maintenance Report: Due October 1!

Attention all accredited programs! The 2014-15 Annual Data Report is now LIVE! within the NASPAA Data Center. You will remember that to maintain accreditation, programs are required to submit annual accreditation maintenance reports (questions 1-16 of the Annual Data Report) on their…

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