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Academic Program Evaluation and Reporting

The Office of Academic Program Evaluation and Reporting (APER) uses data analysis, program evaluation, and financial reporting tools to support an efficient allocation of campus resources. Our office conducts financial analysis of proposed campus academic programs, centers, or institutes. Our office also develops reporting tools to review existing programs. The office serves as the campus liaison for legislative proposals and identifies the fiscal impact of proposals upon CU and the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus.  The office also takes a lead role in authoring publications such as the University economic impact reports.

The goals of the Office of Academic Program Evaluation and Reporting are to support:

    • The development of new academic programs and centers with a financial review 
    • Informed decision making by developing business intelligence reports and tools
    • Financial strategies and reports in response to evolving educational policies
    • Balanced and impartial program evaluation and return-on-investment analysis


Legislation & Budget 

Public Policy Analysis

Track state and federal policy issues impacting the Denver Campus, the Anschutz Medical Campus, the University of Colorado, and higher education.

New Degree Proposals, Centers, and Institutes 

Degree Proposals, Centers, & Institutes

Are you proposing a new degree, academic program, research center or institute? This section provides budgetary guidance for developing new programs.



Service Centers 

Report Development

This area will provide guidance and links to CU Denver Cognos reports in development and in production.

The Registar has developed a number of CU Denver reports (Student Records Reports available in Cognos) and the Office of Academic Program Evaluation and Reporting coordinates a task force to develop additional reports that combine student finance and student records.

Reports in production are available through the portal at UCDAccess:

Reports in review are available in the test environment.  If you have credentials to view financial reports (m-FIN), you should be able to view reports in this test environment.


Service Centers

Service Centers

Find information regarding service center policies, training sessions, compliance and a base template model.


Economic Impact 

Economic Impact

View reports of the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus economic impact on the state of Colorado and the Denver metropolitan area.


Service Centers

Program Fees

Find information regarding policies and procedures for proposing and reviewing program fees.
Below is a link to the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical campus Institutional Student Fee Plan, approved by the Regents September 2016

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