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Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS): Institutional Characteristics, 1988-1989

Version
v0
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Series
Publication Date
1999-06-02
Language
English
Free Keywords
academic degrees; academic disciplines; admissions policies; higher education; instruction; postsecondary education; student financial aid; tuition and fees; universities
Description
  • Abstract

    This collection offers data on basic characteristics of postsecondary institutions in the United States and covers institutional characteristics for 1988-1989. 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.
  • 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

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1988 / 1989
    Time period: 1988--1989
  • 1988-07-01 / 1989-06-30
    Collection date: 1988-07-01--1989-06-30
Geographic Coverage
  • American Samoa
  • Guam
  • Marshall Islands
  • United States
  • Virgin Islands of the United States
  • Global
Sampled Universe
All postsecondary institutions in operation in 1988-1989 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.
Collection Mode
  • (1) Blanks (in columns 789-1000) have been eliminated from the data file. (2) The file consists of data derived from three distinct survey instruments. (3) 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.

Availability
Delivery
This version of the study is no longer available on the web. If you need to acquire this version of the data, you have to contact ICPSR User Support (help@icpsr.umich.edu).
Alternative Identifiers
  • 2218 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR02218.v1
Publications
  • Alsalam, Nabeel. The Cost of Higher Education. Findings from the Condition of Education, 1995.NCES 96-769, Washington, DC: United States Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement. 1996.
    • ID: http://nces.ed.gov/pubs/96769.pdf (URL)

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): Institutional Characteristics, 1988-1989. Archival Version. Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Series. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02218