Carnegie Elective Classification

How to Apply

Applications for the 2024 cycle are CLOSED. 
The next round of applications will open in 2024 and close in 2027. 


  • Applications Available: Fall 2024
  • Intent Deadline: TBA
  • Application Deadline: TBA
  • Campuses Notified: TBA
  • Public Announcement: TBA

Review the Carnegie Classification for Leadership for Public Purpose Framework for more details.

After payment is complete, an email receipt will be generated and will include a unique link to the classification framework application portal. There you will be able to complete the application and save your progress as a draft. 

Interested in The Classification?
Next Steps:

Step #1: Join HigherLed, our consortium of higher education leaders, to learn more about the process and share best practices.
Step #2: Join our monthly Q&A session on Carnegie Elective Classification. Details in HigherLed.
Step #3: Sign-up to be notified when applications open in Fall 2024


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Contact Carla Ortega Santori at Carla.Ortega.Santori@rice.edu