Survey: IPEDS

The IPEDS (Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System) Surveys are mandatory surveys conducted annually by the federal government's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). They cover all aspects of the university's activities. There are nine IPEDS surveys: Institutional Characteristics, Completions, 12-month Enrollment, Human Resources, Fall Enrollment, Finance, Graduation Rates, Student Financial Aid, and Graduation Rate Supplemental.

Last updated: 30 Apr 2014

Active Retention

Retention: 5 fiscal years – or until revised or replaced
Managed By: Institutional Research

Inactive Retention

Retention: 10 fiscal years – after Active Retention
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