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|Title:||Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), 1972-1973 [United States]: Institutional Characteristics|
|Primary Investigator(s):||United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)|
|Abstract:||The Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS) series was designed to provide comprehensive information on various aspects of postsecondary education in the United States and its territories (American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Marshall Islands) and Department of Defense schools outside the United States. Data are available for both public and private two-year and four-year institutions. The HEGIS Institutional Characteristics component for 1972-1973 sought data on basic characteristics from institutions of higher education. Key data elements, presented for up to 11 record types for each institution, include the name, address, and telephone number of the institution as well as information about accreditations, state and city demographics, calendar system, program types, enrollment figures, admissions requirements, administrative officers, student services, tuition and fees, room and board, and institutional eligibility for student financial aid programs.|
|Universe:||All postsecondary institutions in operation during 1972-1973 in the United States and its territories (American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Marshall Islands) and Department of Defense schools outside of the United States.|