/ Frost Center for Data and Research

Data Resources

Common Data Set

The Common Data Set (CDS) initiative is a collaborative effort among data providers in the higher education community and publishers as represented by the College Board, Peterson’s and U.S. News & World Report.

Common Data Set

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IPEDS provides basic data needed to describe and analyze trends in postsecondary education in the United States, in terms of the numbers of students enrolled, financial aid used, staff employed, dollars expended, and degrees and certificates earned.

Fact Book

The Fact Book contains statistical information about Hope College faculty, staff and students to support sound planning and decision-making and serves as a reference for both internal and external audiences.

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Additional Data Sources