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Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), 1981: Residence and Migration (ICPSR 8293)

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The Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS) XVI package consists of several sub-surveys, one of which is entitled Residence and Migration of College Students, Fall 1981. The universe of this survey consists of 3,294 institutions of higher education in the United States and its outlying areas. The file contains reported data for 2,998 institutions and imputed data for 289 institutions. Students enrolled for the first time at each of the following levels were reported: undergraduate, graduate, first-professional, and unclassified. Variables provide information on enrollment, state of residence, part- and full-time, and transfers.

Series: Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS) Series

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Study Description


United States Department of Education. Institute of Education Sciences. National Center for Education Statistics. Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), 1981: Residence and Migration. ICPSR08293-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2002.

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This study was funded by:

  • United States Department of Education

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   college students, colleges, graduate students, higher education, population migration, school enrollments, universities

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

Time Period:  

  • 1981

Date of Collection:  

  • 1981

Universe:   3,294 institutions of higher education in the United States and its outlying areas.

Data Types:   survey data


Data Source:

mailback questionnaires


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Version History:

  • 2002-11-22 A five-page mailback questionnaire and a processing note have been added to the codebook, which is now available in PDF. The data file has been replaced to correct an error.


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