Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS): Institutional Characteristics, 1988-1989 (ICPSR 2218)

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United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics

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https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02218.v1

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This collection offers data on basic characteristics of postsecondary institutions in the United States and covers institutional characteristics for 1988-1989. The data were used for sample design and selection for other IPEDS surveys. Key data elements include the name, address, and telephone number of the institution, as well as information about levels of course offerings, calendar system, admissions requirements, student services, accreditation, modes of instruction, and institutional eligibility for student financial aid programs. Updated information on tuition, fees, and room and board charges for the current academic year also is available. The unit of analysis is the postsecondary institution.

United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics. Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS):  Institutional Characteristics, 1988-1989    . Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1999-06-02. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02218.v1

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1988 -- 1989
1988-07-01 -- 1989-06-30

(1) Blanks (in columns 789-1000) have been eliminated from the data file. (2) The file consists of data derived from three distinct survey instruments. (3) The codebook and data collection instruments are provided as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided through the ICPSR Website on the Internet.

All postsecondary institutions in operation in 1988-1989 in the United States, the District of Columbia, and outlying territories (American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Marshall Islands) and Department of Defense schools outside the United States.

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1999-06-02

2018-02-15 The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented. The previous citation was:
  • U.S. Dept. of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. INTEGRATED POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION DATA SYSTEM (IPEDS): INSTITUTIONAL CHARACTERISTICS, 1988-1989. ICPSR version. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Education, National Center for Education Statistics [producer], 1989. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1999. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02218.v1

1999-06-02 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.

Notes

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

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