Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS) IX: Students Enrolled for Advanced Degrees, Fall 1974 (ICPSR 4279)
Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics
The Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS) 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. The HEGIS Fall Enrollment Component for 1974 sought enrollment data for all public and nonpublic 2- and 4-year institutions and their branches for postbaccalaureate students enrolled for advanced degrees, both graduate and professional. The data cover information on enrollments by class level, number of full-time and part-time male and female students enrolled at various levels (graduate, undergraduate, etc.), sex, race, calendar system, type of accreditation, and enrollments of first-time students. All of these data were acquired in terms of head counts and full-time equivalents, by state.
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U.S. Dept. of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. HIGHER EDUCATION GENERAL INFORMATION SURVEY (HEGIS) IX: STUDENTS ENROLLED FOR ADVANCED DEGREES, FALL 1974. ICPSR04279-v1. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Education, National Center for Education Statistics [producer], 1974. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2005-08-18. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR04279.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR04279.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: academic disciplines, accreditation (institutions), colleges, community colleges, demographic characteristics, higher education, postsecondary education, school enrollments, students, universities
Geographic Coverage: American Samoa, Guam, Marshall Islands, Puerto Rico, United States, Virgin Islands of the United States, Global
Date of Collection:
Universe: All postsecondary institutions operating during 1974 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
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.
Original ICPSR Release: 2005-08-18
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