Statement of purpose

Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

IPEDS is the core postsecondary education data collection program for the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Data are collected from all primary providers of postsecondary education in the country in areas including enrollments, program completions, graduation rates, faculty, staff, finances, institutional prices and student financial aid. These data are made available on our website to students, researchers and others.