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Study Report

Study Number: QE-013-001-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1983

Subject Area: Education Processes and Indicators

Bibliographic Citation: Higher education general information survey (HEGIS), 1983-1984: institutional characteristics.  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 8291

Comments: Data may be downloaded from ICPSR.

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy and a duplicate copy.

Abstract: The Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS) XVIII package consists of several sub surveys, one of which is entitled 'Institutional Characteristics of Colleges and Universities, 1983-1984.' The universe of this study included 3,330 institutions and 133 system/central offices located throughout the United States and its territories. The file contains edited data for 3,305 reporting units (3,188 institutions and 117 system/central offices). Data for the remaining 158 reporting units are residual from prior years and HEGIS XVII Basic Student Charges master file. The Institutional Characteristics master file provides all of the basic characteristics for each institution included in the HEGIS survey universe. All other HEGIS surveys access the Institutional Characteristics file in the creation of the individual survey master files. The data are contained in one file with a logical record length of 100 characters. There are 26,648 total records.

SUBJECT TERMS: education. enrollments. higher education. students. tuition. universities. United States.

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