Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS): Earned Degrees, 1990-1991 Version 1


This data collection contains information on degrees earned at a sample of postsecondary institutions in the United States. The survey collected data on the number of completions of academic, vocational, and continuing professional educational programs by award category. There are three files in the collection. Part 1, Response Status Information, contains response status information to the completions survey for active institutions in the sample. Part 2, Postsecondary Completions: Awards/Degrees Conferred, contains the number of degrees and other awards granted by the institution in each field of study (CIP code), by level of award/degree, and sex of recipient. Part 3, Postsecondary Completions by Major Discipline (Two-Digit CIP Codes), contains the number of degrees and other awards conferred by major discipline (two-digit CIP code), award level, race/ethnicity, and sex of recipient.

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: Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes..

All postsecondary institutions in operation during 1990-1991 in the United States and its territories.

self-enumerated questionnaires

Metadata Access
Creator United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics
Publisher ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research
Publication Year 2005
Rights Download; This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
OpenAccess true
Contact ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research
Language English
Resource Type Dataset; survey data
Discipline Social Sciences