Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: QE-014-005-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1988

Subject Area: Education Processes and Indicators

Bibliographic Citation: Integrated postsecondary education data system (IPEDS): earned degrees, 1988-1989.  [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: 9598

Date Accessioned: 3/10/1994

Number of Files Received: 1

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Date Ordered: 2/16/1994

Documentation: One volume hard copy.

Abstract: This data collection contains information on degrees earned at a sample of postsecondary institutions in the United States. Data were collected from institutions offering programs of four years or more, those offering programs between two and four years in length, and those offering programs of less than two years. For each institution, data are provided on field of study and on type of degree including associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, doctoral degree, professional degree, and various types of certificates. Data are broken down by sex for field of study and type of degree, and by race for type of degree.

SOURCE: self-enumerated questionnaires

UNIVERSE: Postsecondary institutions in the United States and outlying areas.

SAMPLE: A national sample of 6,837 institutions was selected. These included 2,663 schools offering at least a baccalaureate degree, 2,845 schools offering a degree or certificate of at least two years but less than four years, and 1,329 schools offering degrees or certificates of less than two years.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 1 data file.

DATA TYPE: survey data

DATA FORMAT: LRECL

TIME PERIOD: July 1, 1988-June 30, 1989

DATE OF COLLECTION: July 1989-March 1990

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