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Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS): Fall Enrollment Analysis, 1989 (ICPSR 3736)

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


This collection contains enrollment data only. Racial/ ethnic data are not included as in other years. Part 1, Institutional Characteristics, contains institutional characteristics data along with total enrollment for all institutions in the fall enrollment survey. Part 2, Enrollment Data, contains enrollment data for all institutions by full- or part-time status, level of study, type and control of institution, affiliation, and offered degrees.

Series: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Series

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DS0:  Study-Level Files
DS1:  Institutional Characteristics - Download All Files (1.119 MB)
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DS2:  Enrollment Data - Download All Files (2.524 MB)
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Study Description


U.S. Dept. of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. INTEGRATED POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION DATA SYSTEM (IPEDS): FALL ENROLLMENT ANALYSIS, 1989. ICPSR Version. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Education, National Center for Education Statistics [producer], 1994. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2003.

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    academic degrees, academic disciplines, colleges, community colleges, higher education, postsecondary education, school enrollments, universities

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Universe:    All postsecondary institutions in operation in 1989 in the United States and its outlying areas.

Data Type(s):    survey data

Data Collection Notes:

The codebook for this collection is 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 on the ICPSR Web site.


Sample:    All two-year and over postsecondary institutions were included along with a probability of selection sample of all less than two-year private 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.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.


Original ICPSR Release:   2003-07-30

Version History:

  • 2006-01-18 File CB3736.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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