CGS Teams with ProQuest to Explore the Future of Doctoral Dissertations
    New Best Practice project will convene stakeholders to discuss how innovations in doctoral training may shape the PhD dissertation of the future.
    Enhancing Student Financial Education
    The Council of Graduate Schools has launched a three-year project to enhance the financial literacy of graduate and undergraduate students.
    CGS Launches Study of Holistic Graduate Admissions Processes
    In collaboration with Hobsons, the new CGS initiative seeks to better understand current holistic graduate application processes.



    CGS is the leading source of information, data analysis, and trends in graduate education. Our benchmarking data help member institutions to assess performance in key areas, make informed decisions, and develop plans that are suited to their goals.


    CGS Best Practice initiatives address common challenges in graduate education by supporting institutional innovations and sharing effective practices with the graduate community. Our programs have provided millions of dollars of support for improvement and innovation projects at member institutions.


    As the national advocate for graduate education, CGS serves as a resource for policymakers and others on issues concerning graduate education, research, and scholarship. Based in Washington, DC, the organization provides its members with regular updates and analyses of legislative and regulatory proposals and policies that affect graduate education.
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    CGS is an authority on global trends in graduate education and a leader in the international graduate community. Our resources and meetings on global issues help members internationalize their campuses, develop sustainable collaborations, and prepare their students for a global future.