Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS): Fall Enrollment Analysis, 1989 Archival Version


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.

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..

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

All two-year and over postsecondary institutions were included along with a probability of selection sample of all less than two-year private institutions.

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.

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.

Metadata Access
Creator United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics
Publisher ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research
Publication Year 2003
Rights Delivery; This version of the study is no longer available on the web. If you need to acquire this version of the data, you have to contact ICPSR User Support (
OpenAccess true
Contact ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research
Language English
Resource Type Dataset; survey data
Discipline Social Sciences