- Common Data SetCompiles some of the most important facts and figures about a college in a standardized format
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.
Previous Common Data Sets
- 2020–2021 Common Data Set
- 2019–2020 Common Data Set
- 2018–2019 Common Data Set
- 2017–2018 Common Data Set
- 2016–2017 Common Data Set
- 2015–2016 Common Data Set
- 2014–2015 Common Data Set
- 2013–2014 Common Data Set
- 2012–2013 Common Data Set
- 2011–2012 Common Data Set
- 2010–2011 Common Data Set
- 2009–2010 Common Data Set
- 2008–2009 Common Data Set
- 2007–2008 Common Data Set
- 2006–2007 Common Data Set
- Fact BookContains statistical information on faculty, staff and students to support decision making internally and externally
Freshman/Transfer Student Enrollment
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
Student Body Religious Affiliation
Applications, Admissions & Deposits paid
Graduation Rate and Retention
Credit Hour Report
- Department Financial Reports
- Computer Science
- Economics and Business
- Geological and Enviromental Science
- Political Science
- Sociology and Social Work
- World Languages and Cultures
- Audited Financial Statements
- Additional Data Sources
- ETS - HEIghten Outcomes Assessment Suite
- ETS – Major Field Tests
Comprehensive undergraduate outcomes assessments designed to measure the critical knowledge and understanding obtained by students in a major field of study.
- National Center for Educational Statistics
The National Center for Education Statistics fulfills a Congressional mandate to collect, collate, analyze, and report complete statistics on the condition of American education; conduct and publish reports.
- US Census Bureau
- Chronicle of Higher Education
The Chronicle of Higher Education is a newspaper and website that presents news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty and student affairs professionals.
- Association of Institutional Research (AIR) Code of Ethics
AIR empowers higher education professionals to leverage data, analytics, information, and evidence to make decisions and take actions that benefit students and institutions and improve higher education.
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.