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Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS): Residence of First-Time Students, 1986

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Series
Publication Date
Free Keywords
colleges; community colleges; ethnicity; gender; higher education; postsecondary education; race; school enrollments; students; universities
  • Abstract

    This survey, conducted biannually, was designed to provide states with more complete information about the attendance of their residents in colleges and to examine migration patterns of students in and out of state. The data are presented on the state of residence of first-time students by level of enrollment, including freshmen and transfer students at the undergraduate level, first-professionals, and graduates.
  • Methods

    ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection: Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes..
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1986-11-01 / 1987-06-15
    Collection date: 1986-11-01--1987-06-15
Geographic Coverage
  • American Samoa
  • Guam
  • Marshall Islands
  • United States
  • Virgin Islands of the United States
  • Global
Sampled Universe
All postsecondary institutions in operation during fall 1986 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.
The Residence survey was mailed out to 5,126 postsecondary institutions, of which 2,910 received the R1 survey (schools offering at least a four-year baccalaureate degree) and 2,216 received the R2 survey (public and non-profit schools offering at least a two-year degree/certificate). Private, for-profit two-year schools were not surveyed.
Collection Mode
  • The codebook and data collection instruments are provided as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided through the ICPSR Website on the Internet.

This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 2214 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
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    • ID: 10.3102.0162373709359683 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics (1999): Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS): Residence of First-Time Students, 1986. Version 1. Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.