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Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS) IX: Institutional Characteristics, 1974-1975 (ICPSR 2044) RSS

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Summary:

The Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS) series was designed to provide comprehensive information on various aspects of postsecondary education in the United States and its territories (American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Marshall Islands) and Department of Defense schools outside the United States. Data are available for both public and private two-year and four-year institutions. The HEGIS Institutional Characteristics component for 1974-1975 sought data on basic characteristics from institutions of higher education. The data cover information on name, address, and telephone number of the institution as well as information about accreditations, state and city demographics, calendar system, program types, enrollment figures, administrative officers, student services, tuition and fees, room and board, and institutional eligibility for student financial aid programs.

Series: Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS) Series

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Citation

U.S. Dept. of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. HIGHER EDUCATION GENERAL INFORMATION SURVEY (HEGIS) IX: INSTITUTIONAL CHARACTERISTICS, 1974-1975. ICPSR02044-v2. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Education, National Center for Education Statistics [producer], 1975. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2005-10-26. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02044.v2

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   accreditation (institutions), admissions policies, colleges, community colleges, education costs, educational administration, educational administrators, educational programs, higher education, school enrollments, student financial aid, universities

Geographic Coverage:   American Samoa, Guam, Marshall Islands, Puerto Rico, United States, Virgin Islands of the United States, Global

Time Period:  

  • 1974--1975

Date of Collection:  

  • 1974--1975

Universe:   All postsecondary institutions in operation during 1974-1975 in the United States and its territories (American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Marshall Islands) and Department of Defense schools outside of the United States.

Data Types:   survey data

Data Collection Notes:

The original data received from NCES was a hierarchical data file with multiple records per case. The data have been reformatted into a rectangular file with one record per case, in order to be compatible with the current statistical software packages.

Methodology

Mode of Data Collection:   self-enumerated questionnaire

Extent of Processing:  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.

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Version History:

  • 2005-10-26 The data have been reformatted into a rectangular file with one record per case. An ICPSR codebook, SAS, SPSS, and Stata setup files have been added to the study.

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