Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS) X: Degrees and Other Formal Awards Conferred Between July 1, 1974, and June 30, 1975 (ICPSR 2142)

Published: Jan 16, 2006

Principal Investigator(s):
United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics

Series:

https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02142.v2

Version V2

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 Earned Degrees component for 1974-1975 offers data on the type and control of institution, and the total count, by field of study, of earned degrees and other formal awards conferred by each institution surveyed. Key data elements, presented for up to four record types for each institution (corresponding to level of degree or award), include sex of student, level of degree or award, and field of specialty.

United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics. Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS) X: Degrees and Other Formal Awards Conferred Between July 1, 1974, and June 30, 1975. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2006-01-16. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02142.v2

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1974-07-01 -- 1975-06-30

1974-07-01 -- 1975-06-30

The record count for this study is 91,904 with multiple records per case.

The Degree & Award Survey forms were mailed to the 2,940 institutions in the HEGIS 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 the United States.

survey data

self-enumerated questionnaire

2000-02-01

2006-01-16

2000-02-01 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.

2006-01-16 The data have been reformatted, an ICPSR codebook created, and SAS, SPSS, and Stata setup files have been added to the study. The title of the study has been altered.

Notes

  • Data in this collection are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions.

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