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Postsecondary Career School Survey, 1979-1980: [United States]

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Vocational Education Series
Publication Date
Free Keywords
educational opportunities; educational programs; postsecondary education; school enrollments; training; vocational education; vocational schools
  • Abstract

    This survey was designed to collect data on postsecondary institutions offering vocational education programs. These data are used to develop a directory that parallels existing U.S. Office of Education directories of colleges and universities, both public and private. The data collected give comprehensive information on career training opportunities and a complete universe of institutions from which samples may be drawn. Information on individual institutions includes identification and location of institutions, size of vocational enrollments, vocational education programs offered, specific accreditation data, and other general information.
  • 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
  • 1979 / 1980
    Time period: 1979--1980
  • 1979 / 1980
    Collection date: 1979--1980
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Individual postsecondary institutions offering vocational education programs.
Collection Mode
  • The codebook and data collection instrument 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 on the ICPSR Web site.

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 (
Alternative Identifiers
  • 2382 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR02382.v1

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

United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics (2001): Postsecondary Career School Survey, 1979-1980: [United States]. Archival Version. Vocational Education Series. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.