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|Access to Files:||Data and Documentation|
|Title:||Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), 1979 [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 1979 sought enrollment data from 3,190 institutions of higher education. Key data elements, presented for up to three record types for each institution, include total enrollments of full-time and part-time students by class level, sex, and race, total number of students, full-time credit hour load, and total credits enrolled. Additional data include the institutions' type of accreditation and type of calendar system.|
|Universe:||All postsecondary institutions in operation in fall 1979 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.|