Carnegie Community Engagement Classification

The classification recognizes and evaluates higher education institutions self-assessment process to describe their commitment to community engagement. The aim is to strengthen the practice of service and bonds between campus and community. 

United States
Impact indicators
  • 361 campuses with the Community Engagement Classification.
  • Classification application acts a a baseline for community engagement commitments.
  • Self-study process contributes to institutional learning and novel collection and consolidation of data.


Brown University Swearer Center for Public Service