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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. The combined goal of this collaboration is to improve the quality and accuracy of information provided to all involved in a student's transition into higher education, as well as to reduce the reporting burden on data providers.

A GENERAL INFORMATION G ANNUAL EXPENSES
B ENROLLMENT AND PERSISTENCE H FINANCIAL AID
C FIRST-TIME, FIRST-YEAR (FRESHMAN) ADMISSION I INSTRUCTIONAL FACULTY AND CLASS SIZE
D TRANSFER ADMISSION J DEGREES CONFERRED
E ACADEMIC OFFERINGS AND POLICIES   Common Data Set Definitions
F STUDENT LIFE    

Archived Common Data Sets