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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Campus Climate Survey Validation Study: Final Technical Report

Categories: Crime/Justice,Education-Higher,Sex Issues,Statistics,Youth

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/ccsvsftr.pdf

Presents the results of a nine-school pilot test conducted to develop a campus climate survey that collects school-level data on sexual victimization of undergraduate students. Describes the development of the survey instrument and estimates for each school of the prevalence of sexual assault, rape, and battery. Also covers relationship between campus climate and rates of sexual victimization. From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Persistence and Attainment of 2011-12 First-Time Postsecondary Students After 3 Years: First Look

Categories: Education-Higher,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2016/2016401.pdf

Tracks the success of nontraditional students who entered higher education in the 2012-13 academic year; finds that 1% had completed a bachelor’s degree after 3 years and that 30% were not enrolled at any institution by the spring of 2014. From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Graduation Rates for Selected Cohorts, 2006-11; Student Financial Aid, Academic Year 2013-14; and Admissions in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2014: First Look, Provisional Data

Categories: Education-Higher,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015181.pdf

4 tables on graduation rates, financial aid, and admissions. Reports that about 60% of full-time, first-time students completed bachelor’s or equivalent degrees within 6 years. Also includes average costs and net price at four year schools. From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities, 2014

Categories: Education-Higher,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2016/nsf16300/digest/nsf16300.pdf

Reports on the number, characteristics, field of study and more of doctorate recipients in the U.S. Also covers post-graduation trends. See also the detailed statistical tables. From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

College and University Endowments: Overview and Tax Policy Options

Categories: Education-Higher,Govt Finance,Taxes

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R44293.pdf

Examines the size of higher education institution endowments, their favored tax treatment, and various options for changing the tax treatment. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Science and Engineering Doctorates Data Tables 2014

Categories: Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2016/nsf16300/data-tables.cfm

Presents detailed data on the demographic characteristics, educational history, sources of financial support, and postgraduation plans of doctorate recipients. From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities 2014

Categories: Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2016/nsf16300/digest/nsf16300.pdf

Provides information on important trends in doctoral-level education in the U.S. Covers characteristics of those who earn doctorates, the fields of study, and the post-graduation trends.

From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Enrollment and Employees in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2014; and Financial Statistics and Academic Libraries, Fiscal Year 2014: First Look

Categories: Education-Higher,Libraries/Museums,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2016/2016005.pdf

Provides a sample of information on enrollment, finances, employees, and libraries for colleges and universities from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). The library section covers collections, expenditures, and services. From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

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