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Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), 1978 [United States]: Fall Enrollment

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Title:Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), 1978 [United States]: Fall Enrollment
Study Number:965
Catalog Date:11/02/2000
Primary Investigator(s):United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Source:ICPSR
Access Restrictions:No
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 1978 sought enrollment data from 3,173 institutions of higher education. Key data elements, presented for up to 12 record types for each institution (corresponding to major fields of study and total enrollments summary), include number of full-time and part-time students by class level, sex, race, and total number of students. Additional data include the institutions' type of accreditation and type of calendar system.
Universe:All postsecondary institutions in operation in fall 1978 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.

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