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Study Report

Study Number: QE-015-002-2-1-United States-NCES-1986

Subject Area: Education Processes and Indicators

Bibliographic Citation: National postsecondary student aid survey (NPSAS): 1986-1987, 1989-1990 and 1992-1993 [CD-ROM version].  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Department of Education. National Center for Educational Satistics  [principal investigator(s)] / Washington, D.C.: National Center for Education Statistics  [distributor].

Date Accessioned: 12/17/1996

Comments: This CD-ROM was received from Aurora D'Amico at NCES. The data are stored in the public use Data Analysis System (DAS) format. No individual records are accessible. Each study has its own subdirectory. Install the appropriate DAS program for each study before using the data. 11/03 The DAS program on the CD-ROM is too old for our public-use PCs. Please visit Data Analysis Systems (DAS) web application at NCES web site.

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Date Ordered: 12/17/1996

Documentation: Machine-readable and 1 volume printed DAS guide and NPSAS 93 data elements.

Abstract: The National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS) is a comprehensive, nationwide study of students enrolled in less-than-2-year institutions, community and junior colleges, 4-year colleges, and major universities located in the United States and Puerto Rico. Undergraduate, graduate and professional school students who receive financial aid, as well as those who do not receive aid, participate in NPSAS. NPSAS collects information on student demographics, family income, education expenses, employment, education aspirations, parental support, and how students and their families meet the costs of postsecondary education. This CD-ROM contains data from 3 NPSAS studies.

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