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What We Do

The Clearinghouse serves as a trusted agent to our participating institutions, which have approached us through the years to expand our services to help them meet their growing compliance, administrative, student access, accountability, and analytical needs. Our services are designed to facilitate compliance with FERPA, The Higher Education Act, and other applicable laws.

Clearinghouse services comprise four service areas:

Data Exchange Services Logo

The Clearinghouse offers unmatched experience in electronic student record exchanges and is the nation's largest provider of postsecondary transcript services.

Financial Aid Services Logo

Our free services, reports, and analytics help institutions meet the growing compliance and assessment efforts associated with state and federal financial aid programs.

Research Services Logo

We offer services and reports that draw on the Clearinghouse’s unmatched information resources on student-level educational outcomes nationwide. Solutions are available for institutions, high schools, outreach programs, and educational organizations. All our free research reports are available at

Verification Services Logo

The Nation's Trusted Source for Student Degree and Enrollment Verification®
Our powerful online services let institutions outsource all academic verifications to the Clearinghouse at no cost, as well as easily manage and track verification requests for students and alumni. The Clearinghouse is also the nation’s trusted source for educational verifications by businesses and other organizations.