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PEDAR: Research Methodology Gender Differences in Participation and Completion of Undergraduate Education and How They Have Changed Over Time
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System
The Current Population Survey
National Postsecondary Student Aid Study
High School and Beyond Longitudinal Study
National Educational Longitudinal Study
Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study
1989-90 Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study
1995-96 Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study
Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Study
1993/97 Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Study
2000/01 Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Study
Accuracy of Estimates
Item Response Rates
Data Analysis System
Statistical Procedures
Differences Between Means
Executive Summary
References
Full Report (PDF)
Executive Summary (PDF)
 1995-96 Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study

BPS:96/01 is based on a sample of students who were enrolled in postsecondary education for the first time in 1995–96 and participated in the 1995–96 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:96).11 This BPS study began with a sample of approximately 12,000 students who were identified in NPSAS:96 as having entered postsecondary education for the first time in 1995–96. The second follow-up of the BPS cohort (BPS:96/01) was conducted in 2001, 6 years following college entry. All respondents to the first follow-up, as well as a subsample of nonrespondents in 1998, were eligible to be interviewed. Over 9,100 students were located and interviewed. The weighted response rate was 83.6 percent overall, but was somewhat higher among respondents to both the 1996 and the 1998 interviews (87.4 percent). The weight used for the analysis of data from the BPS:96/01 was WTD00, which includes students who responded to both the first and last follow-up surveys.


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