The links provided here are here to assist you in understanding the research process and finding more information if needed.
ACT - An independent, not-for-profit organization that provides more than a hundred assessment, research, information, and program management services in the broad areas of education and workforce development. Locator for High School and College/Scholarship codes
Colorado Department of Education - Through setting a clear vision for increasing student performance, CDE continually supports the advancement and improvement of the state’s education system to prepare all learners for success in a rapidly changing global workplace.
Chronicle of Higher Education, The - The best parts of this site are restricted to subscribers only. At the Chronicle site, you can do article searches, access their annual "Almanac of Higher Education," and gain access to their very useful Fact File database. Please note that some of the items in their "Facts and Figures" are available for public access.
NCES College Navigator - Using this site you can find institution-level data about any institution or group of institutions. You can search by institution, type of institution, region, enrollments, programmatic offerings, etc. and find information about enrollments, degrees, staff, faculty, finances, and many other institutional characteristics. It is based on data that the institutions submit as part of their federal reporting requirements.
NSF WebCASPAR - This is the place to go for institution-level Science and Engineering data. (Don't be intimidated by the login screen—you don't have to register to use it.) Data can be downloaded into a number of useful formats, including spreadsheets.
Outcomes Assessment Resources - North Carolina State University has compiled this very useful list of references and links to resources for conducting outcomes assessment.