This NCES website provides public access to education survey data collected by the
U.S. Department of Education and to analysis reports about education policy issues.
On this website you can
- create your own analysis tables and covariance analyses using the Data Analysis Systems (DAS) application,
- view/download thousands of analysis tables and the DAS programming files used to create them, and
- view the highlights of report findings, with figures and tables, for various topics written by researchers for NCES.
For example, a recent study found that 65.6 percent of undergraduates in 2007–2008 received some form of student aid, with 38.5 percent taking out student loans. To learn more you can
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Variables pertaining to student employment have
been revised. New variables
have been added for net price, aid ratio, high school curriculum, college majors,
and institution types.