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Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS): Higher Education Finance Data, 1991-1992 (ICPSR 2584)

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Summary:

This data collection contains information on finances for a sample of postsecondary institutions in the United States, the District of Columbia, and its outlying areas (American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Marshall Islands). The finance data, collected annually, are used for reporting and projecting capital outlays of two-year and four-year colleges and universities, trends in replacements of plant assets, and performance of endowment funds. Part 1, Institutional Characteristics, includes variables on control and level of institution, religious affiliation, highest level of offering, Carnegie classification, and state FIPS codes and abbreviations. Part 2, Current Funds Revenues by Source (Part A of the survey), provides each institution's current funds revenues by source (e.g., tuition and fees, government, gifts). Part 3, Current Funds Expenditures by Function (Part B), covers expenditures for instruction, research, and plant maintenance. Part 4, Clarifying Questions Regarding Total E&G Expenditures and Revenues (Part C of the survey), contains information on total E&G revenues and expenditures to determine what is included/excluded from reported current funds expenditures. Part 5, Utility Expenditures (Part D), reports all expenditures for utilities in the operation and maintenance of the plant, auxiliary enterprises, and independent operations, excluding expenditures for hospitals. Part 6, Scholarship and Fellowship Expenditures by Source (Part E), covers scholarships, defined as grant-in-aid, trainee stipends, tuition and fee waivers, and prizes to undergraduate students, and fellowships given to graduate students. Part 7, Library Acquisitions (Part F), covers costs involved in acquisition of library materials. Part 8, Indebtedness on Physical Plant (Part G), reports data on indebtedness liability against the physical plant, including auxiliary enterprises facilities as well as educational and general facilities, excluding debt issued and backed by the state government. Part 9, Details on Endowment Assets (Part H), provides information on the amounts of gross investments of endowment, term endowment, and funds functioning as endowment for the institution, and any of its foundations and other affiliated organizations. Part 10, Changes in Funds Balances (Part I), includes both unrestricted and restricted funds balances. Part 11, Hospital Revenues (Part J), reports the revenues for, or generated by, major public service hospitals over which the institution has fiscal control (not the medical school). Part 12, Physical Plant Assets (Part K), reports the values of land, buildings, and equipment owned, rented, or used by the institution.

Series: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Series

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Dataset(s)

DS0:  Study-Level Files
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DS1:  Institutional Characteristics - Download All Files (0.8 MB)
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DS2:  Part A: Current Funds Revenues by Source - Download All Files (2.4 MB)
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DS3:  Part B: Current Funds Expenditures by Function - Download All Files (3.6 MB)
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DS4:  Part C: Clarifying Questions Regarding Total E&G Expenditures and Revenues - Download All Files (0.7 MB)
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DS5:  Part D: Utility Expenditures - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS6:  Part E: Scholarship and Fellowship Expenditures by Source - Download All Files (1.3 MB)
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DS7:  Part F: Library Acquisitions - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS8:  Part G: Indebtedness on Physical Plant - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS9:  Part H: Details on Endowment Assets - Download All Files (0.6 MB)
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DS10:  Part I: Changes in Fund Balances - Download All Files (1.5 MB)
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DS11:  Part J: Hospital Revenues - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS12:  Part K: Physical Plant Assets - Download All Files (0.9 MB)
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Study Description

Citation

United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics. Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS): Higher Education Finance Data, 1991-1992. ICPSR02584-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2000. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02584.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   colleges, community colleges, education expenditures, financial management, financial policy, funding, higher education, postsecondary education, universities

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

Time Period:  

  • 1991--1992

Date of Collection:  

  • 1992-07-01--1993-04-30

Universe:   All postsecondary institutions in operation in 1991-1992 in the United States, the District of Columbia, and its outlying areas (American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Marshall Islands).

Data Types:   survey data

Methodology

Sample:   The Finance (F) survey was mailed to 4,110 postsecondary institutions and the Consolidated (CN) survey, which collected a limited amount of financial data, was mailed to 3,373 institutions. Therefore, a total of 7,483 institutions received a survey (F or CN) that collected financial data. This file contains data only for institutions recognized by the Secretary of Education as accredited at the higher education level (3,726 institutions).

Data Source:

self-enumerated questionnaires

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:

  • Performed consistency checks.

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Version History:

  • 2006-01-18 File CB2584.ALL.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.

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