Investigator(s): National Center for Education Statistics
The IPEDS surveys most postsecondary institutions annually,
including universities and colleges, as well as institutions offering technical
and vocational education beyond the high school level. IPEDS began in 1986,
replacing the Higher Education General Education Information Survey (HEGIS)
which began in 1966.
NCES has developed an interactive tool to allow
users to compare the characteristics of different postsecondary institutions
through its Peer Analysis System. For more information on this capability, see
the IPEDS Peer Analysis System.
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