The SNAAP DataBrief provides topical findings useful to arts leaders in higher education and beyond.


SNAAP publishes annual findings based on the results of the SNAAP surveys as well as special reports.


The 2021 SNAAP Research Sympoisum, Learning from Arts Alumni: Supporting Careers and Addressing Inequities, will take place on October 20 – 22. 

The second 3 Million Stories conference took place March 3 – 5, 2016 in Tempe, AZ.

The first SNAAP conference (March 2013) brought together arts educators, policy makers and funders to investigate the arts school of the 21st century: 3 Million Stories: Understanding the Lives and Career of America’s Arts Graduates.”

SNAAP also offers workshops to institutions to assist them in using their data.

Data Sharing

The extensive, one-of-a-kind SNAAP database (housing survey data from 2008 — 2017) is available to qualified researchers on request. Under participation agreements with SNAAP institutions, data that identifies individual institutions or individuals cannot be shared. A fee may be requested to offset the time that SNAAP analysts will need to strip the data of any identifying information and prepare the data for transmittal. Please contact for more information. 

SNAAP is committed to enabling an array of scholarship and research about art and design graduates and will share details in 2023 about ways to access data From the 2022 survey.