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Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) [United States]: Institutional Characteristics, 1987-1988

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Title:Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) [United States]: Institutional Characteristics, 1987-1988
Study Number:977
Catalog Date:11/16/2000
Primary Investigator(s):United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Source:ICPSR
Access Restrictions:No
Abstract:This collection offers data on basic characteristics of postsecondary institutions in the United States and covers institutional characteristics for 1987-1988. The data were used for sample design and selection for other IPEDS surveys. Key data elements include the name, address, and telephone number of the institution, as well as information about levels of course offerings, calendar system, admissions requirements, student services, accreditation, modes of instruction, and institutional eligibility for student financial aid programs. Updated information on tuition, fees, and room and board charges for the current academic year also is available. The unit of analysis is the postsecondary institution.
Universe:All postsecondary institutions in operation in 1987-1988 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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