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Program Evaluation System (PES)

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A System to Select Programs to Start, Stop, Sustain, or Grow

Gray Associates’ Program Evaluation System (PES) provides your college or university data on student demand, employment, and competition in your markets.  PES allows you to make sense of the markets for your programs using custom scoring rubrics and easy to understand visualizations.

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Provides comprehensive, current data on student demand, jobs, and competition by census tract.

  • Over 55 million qualified inquiries
  • Google search volumes for the largest 200 academic programs
  • All Title IV completions, geo-enhanced
  • BLS jobs, wages, and employment projections
  • Current Job Postings from Burning Glass Technologies
  • 8,000 placement rates

Enables custom scoring on:

  • Student inquiry volume and growth
  • Jobs, job growth, and wages
  • Competitors’ size and growth by program
  • Degree level
  • Market saturation
  • Ranks and reports on every IPEDS program in your markets

  • Identifies programs to “Start, Stop, Sustain, or Grow”

  • Scores every program in each of your markets

  • Highlights where to Start, Stop or Grow programs

  • Identifies new markets that are a good fit for your programs

  • Gives easy access to a rich array of market data

Download Our PES White Paper