Founded in 2006, The Center for College Affordability and Productivity (CCAP) is an independent, not-for-profit research center based in Washington, DC. The CCAP exists to help facilitate a broader dialogue on the issues and problems facing the institutes of higher education in the United States.  The CCAP is a program of Project Liberty, Inc.  Project Liberty, Inc. is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) supporting organization, headquartered in Alexandria, VA.

Currently, our research agenda includes the following areas:

  • Student Financial Aid Policy
  • Rising Costs of College
  • Causes of Higher Education Inefficiencies
  • Productivity of Staff and Faculty Members
  • For-Profit Higher Education
  • Accreditation

Dr. Richard Vedder – Director
Mr. Christopher Denhart – Administrative Director