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|Access to Files:||Data and Documentation|
|Title:||Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), 1972 [United States]: Fall Enrollment|
|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 Fall Enrollment component for 1972 sought enrollment data from 2,945 institutions of higher education. Key data elements, presented for up to three record types for each institution, include total enrollments of degree-credit students by class level, sex, and attendance status (full-time versus part-time) and enrollments of resident students, extension students, and first-time students. In addition, data are provided on number of non-bachelor's-degree credit students and total number of students or head counts.|
|Universe:||All postsecondary institutions in operation in fall 1972 in the United States, the District of Columbia, and outlying territories (American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Marshall Islands) and Department of Defense schools outside the United States.|