Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: QE-014-002-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1987

Subject Area: Education Processes and Indicators

Bibliographic Citation: Integrated postsecondary education data system (IPEDS): total institutional activity, 1987-1988.  [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: 9526

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy.

Abstract: This data collection presents information on the number of credit/contact hours and the unduplicated count of students enrolled in postsecondary institutions during the academic year 1987-1988. The credit/contact hours can be used to calculate full-time-equivalent enrollment. The unduplicated head count provides information at the institutional level on the number of different individuals enrolled during the year. Variables include number of full-time undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The unit of analysis is the institution.

SOURCE: self-enumerated questionnaires

UNIVERSE: All postsecondary institutions in operation during 1987 in the United States and its outlying areas.

SAMPLE: All two-year and over postsecondary institutions were included along with a probability of selection sample of all less than two-year private institutions.


DATA TYPE: survey data


TIME PERIOD: 1987-1988 academic year

DATE OF COLLECTION: Fall semester 1987

Media/File Reports:

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