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Datasets: BPS:98 Beginning Postsecondary Students

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Descriptive Summary of 1995–96 Beginning Postsecondary Students: Three Years Later, With an Essay on Students Who Started at Less-Than-4-Year Institutions.

Report tables
1 Age and type of institution first attended
Number of risk factors when first enrolled

6_10
2 Number of risk factors when first enrolled

  Highest degree attained (all institutions) e1a
Total 3-year persistence and attainment (all institutions) e1b
Highest degree attained (4-year, 2-year, lt-2-year institutions) e1g
Total 3-year persistence and attainment (4-year, 2-year, lt-2-year institution)

e1h
3 First institution level and control
  Level of first instituion z6
Program/field at first institution x5a
Degree goal at first institution y1
Purpose for enrolling y2
Transfer or degree expectation

y3
4 Purpose for enrolling and transfer or degree expectation
  Purpose for enrolling y2
Transfer or degree expectation

y3
5 Degree program and goals
  Total 3-year persistence and attainment 2_1b
Highest degree attained

2_1a
6 Type of institution, programs, and age
  Full-time e6b
Intensity pattern through 1998

e6a
7 First institution level and control
  Total 3-year persistence and attainment 2_1b
Attainment and retention at first institution 3_1
Degree program at first institution and intensity pattern through 1998
Total 3-year persistence and attainment 2_2n3b
Attainment and retention at first institution

3_2n3
8 Control of first institution attended and type of program, by type of applied field

y12
9 Job enhancements related to enrollment

z8_3
Compendium tables
1.1 First institution attended and first degree program
  Highest degree attained  1a
Total 3-year persistence and attainment

1b
1.2 Attendance patterns through 1998
  Highest degree attained  1a
Total 3-year persistence and attainment

1b
1.3 Demographic characteristics
  Highest degree attained  1a
Total 3-year persistence and attainment

1b
1.4 Persistence risk factors when they first enrolled
  Highest degree attained  1a
Total 3-year persistence and attainment

1b
2.1a Degree program and first degree attained (began in less-than-4 year)
  Highest degree attained  2_1a
Total 3-year persistence and attainment

2_1b
2.1b Attendance patterns through 1998 (began in less-than-4 year)
  Highest degree attained  2_1a
Total 3-year persistence and attainment

2_1b
2.1c Demographic characteristics (began in less-than-4 year)
  Highest degree attained  2_1a
Total 3-year persistence and attainment

2_1b
2.1d Persistence risk factors when they first enrolled (began in less-than-4 year)
  Highest degree attained  2_1a
Total 3-year persistence and attainment

2_1b
2.2a Degree program and first degree attained (began in public, less-than-4 year)
  Highest degree attained  2_2n3a
  Total 3-year persistence and attainment

2_2n3b
2.2b Attendance patterns through 1998 (began in public, less-than-4 year)  
  Highest degree attained  2_2n3a
Total 3-year persistence and attainment

2_2n3b
2.2c Demographic characteristics (began in public, less-than-4 year)  
  Highest degree attained  2_2n3a
Total 3-year persistence and attainment

2_2n3b
2.2d Persistence risk factors when they first enrolled (began in public, less-than-4 year)  
  Highest degree attained  2_2n3a
Total 3-year persistence and attainment

2_2n3b
2.3a Degree program and first degree attained (began in pfp, less-than-4 year)  
  Highest degree attained  2_2n3a
Total 3-year persistence and attainment

2_2n3b
2.3b Attendance patterns through 1998 (began in pfp, less-than-4 year)  
  Highest degree attained  2_2n3a
Total 3-year persistence and attainment

2_2n3b
2.3c Demographic characteristics (began in pfp, less-than-4 year)  
  Highest degree attained  2_2n3a
Total 3-year persistence and attainment

2_2n3b
2.3d Persistence risk factors when they first enrolled (began in pfp, less-than-4 year)  
  Highest degree attained  2_2n3a
Total 3-year persistence and attainment

2_2n3b
2.4a Degree program and first degree attained (began in 4 year)  
  Highest degree attained  2_4a
Total 3-year persistence and attainment

2_4b
2.4b Attendance patterns through 1998 (began in 4 year)
  Highest degree attained  2_4a
  Total 3-year persistence and attainment 

2_4b
2.4c Demographic characteristics (began in 4 year)
  Highest degree attained  2_4a
  Total 3-year persistence and attainment

2_4b
2.4d Persistence risk factors when they first enrolled (began in 4 year)
  Highest degree attained  2_4a
  Total 3-year persistence and attainment 

2_4b
2.5a Degree program and first degree attained (began in public, 4 year)
  Highest degree attained  2_5n6a
  Total 3-year persistence and attainment 

2_5n6b
2.5b Attendance patterns through 1998 (began in public, 4 year)
  Highest degree attained  2_5n6a
  Total 3-year persistence and attainment 

2_5n6b
2.5c Demographic characteristics (began in public, 4 year)
  Highest degree attained  2_5n6a
  Total 3-year persistence and attainment 

2_5n6b
2.5d Persistence risk factors when they first enrolled (began in public, 4 year)
  Highest degree attained  2_5n6a
Total 3-year persistence and attainment

2_5n6b
2.6a Degree program and first degree attained (began in pfp, 4 year)
  Highest degree attained  2_5n6a
Total 3-year persistence and attainment

2_5n6b
2.6b Attendance patterns through 1998 (began in pfp, 4 year)
  Highest degree attained  2_5n6a
Total 3-year persistence and attainment

2_5n6b
2.6c Demographic characteristics (began in pfp, 4 year)
  Highest degree attained  2_5n6a
Total 3-year persistence and attainment

2_5n6b
2.6d Persistence risk factors when they first enrolled (began in pfp, 4 year)
  Highest degree attained  2_5n6a
Total 3-year persistence and attainment

2_5n6b
3.0a Degree program and first degree attained (all students)

3_0
3.0b Attendance patterns through 1998 (all students)

3_0
3.0c Demographic characteristics (all students)

3_0
3.0d Persistence risk factors when they first enrolled (all students)

3_0
3.1a Degree program and first degree attained (began in less-than-4 year)

3_1
3.1b Attendance patterns through 1998 (began in less-than-4 year)

3_1
3.1c Demographic characteristics (began in less-than-4 year)

3_1
3.1d Persistence risk factors when they first enrolled (began in less-than-4 year)

3_1
3.2a Degree program and first degree attained (began in public, less-than-4 year)

3_2n3
3.2b Attendance patterns through 1998 (began in public, less-than-4 year)

3_2n3
3.2c Demographic characteristics (began in public, less-than-4 year)

3_2n3
3.2d Persistence risk factors when they first enrolled (began in public, less-than-4 year)

3_2n3
3.3a Degree program and first degree attained (began in pfp, less-than-4 year)

3_2n3
3.3b Attendance patterns through 1998 (began in pfp, less-than-4 year)

3_2n3
3.3c Demographic characteristics (began in pfp, less-than-4 year)

3_2n3
3.3d Persistence risk factors when they first enrolled (began in pfp, less-than-4 year)

3_2n3
3.4a Degree program and first degree attained (began in 4 year)

3_4
3.4b Attendance patterns through 1998 (began in 4 year)

3_4
3.4c Demographic characteristics (began in 4 year)

3_4
3.4d Persistence risk factors when they first enrolled (began in 4 year)

3_4
3.5a Degree program and first degree attained (began in public, 4 year)

3_5n6
3.5b Attendance patterns through 1998 (began in public, 4 year)

3_5n6
3.5c Demographic characteristics (began in public, 4 year)

3_5n6
3.5d Persistence risk factors when they first enrolled (began in public, 4 year)

3_5n6
3.6a Degree program and first degree attained (began in pfp, 4 year)

3_5n6
3.6b Attendance patterns through 1998 (began in pfp, 4 year)

3_5n6
3.6c Demographic characteristics (began in pfp, 4 year)

3_5n6
3.6d Persistence risk factors when they first enrolled (began in pfp, 4 year)

3_5n6
4.0a Degree program and first degree attained (all students)

4_0
4.0b Attendance patterns through 1998 (all students)

4_0
4.0c Demographic characteristics (all students)

4_0
4.0d Persistence risk factors when they first enrolled (all students)

4_0
4.1a Degree program and first degree attained (began in less-than-4 year)

4_1
4.1b Attendance patterns through 1998 (began in less-than-4 year)

4_1
4.1c Demographic characteristics (began in less-than-4 year)

4_1
4.1d Persistence risk factors when they first enrolled (began in less-than-4 year)

4_1
4.2a Degree program and first degree attained (began in public, less-than-4 year)

4_2n3
4.2b Attendance patterns through 1998 (began in public, less-than-4 year)

4_2n3
4.2c Demographic characteristics (began in public, less-than-4 year)

4_2n3
4.2d Persistence risk factors when they first enrolled (began in public, less-than-4 year)

4_2n3
4.3a Degree program and first degree attained (began in pfp, less-than-4 year)

4_2n3
4.3b Attendance patterns through 1998 (began in pfp, less-than-4 year)

4_2n3
4.3c Demographic characteristics (began in pfp, less-than-4 year)

4_2n3
4.3d Persistence risk factors when they first enrolled (began in pfp, less-than-4 year)

4_2n3
4.4a Degree program and first degree attained (began in 4 year)

4_4
4.4b Attendance patterns through 1998 (began in 4 year)

4_4
4.4c Demographic characteristics (began in 4 year)

4_4
4.4d Persistence risk factors when they first enrolled (began in 4 year)

4_4
4.5a Degree program and first degree attained (began in public, 4 year)

4_5n6
4.5b Attendance patterns through 1998 (began in public, 4 year)

4_5n6
4.5c Demographic characteristics (began in public, 4 year)

4_5n6
4.5d Persistence risk factors when they first enrolled (began in public, 4 year)

4_5n6
4.6a Degree program and first degree attained (began in pfp, 4 year)

4_5n6
4.6b Attendance patterns through 1998 (began in pfp, 4 year)

4_5n6
4.6c Demographic characteristics (began in pfp, 4 year)

4_5n6
4.6d Persistence risk factors when they first enrolled (began in pfp, 4 year)

4_5n6
5.1a Degree program and first degree attained (certificate goal)

5_1n2
5.1b Attendance patterns through 1998 (certificate goal)

5_1n2
5.1c Demographic characteristics (certificate goal)

5_1n2
5.1d Persistence risk factors when they first enrolled (certificate goal)

5_1n2
5.2a Degree program and first degree attained (associate's degree goal)

5_1n2
5.2b Attendance patterns through 1998 (associate's degree goal)

5_1n2
5.2c Demographic characteristics (associate's degree goal)

5_1n2
5.2d Persistence risk factors when they first enrolled (associate's degree goal)

5_1n2
5.3a Degree program and first degree attained (bachelor's degree goal)

5_3
5.3b Attendance patterns through 1998 (bachelor's degree goal)

5_3
5.3c Demographic characteristics (bachelor's degree goal)

5_3
5.3d Persistence risk factors when they first enrolled (bachelor's degree goal)

5_3
6.1a Institution type and attendance patterns
  Level of first institution 

6_1
6.1b Demographic characteristics and persistence risk factors when first enrolled
  Level of first institution 

6_1
6.2a Institution type and attendance patterns
  Control of first institution 

6_2
6.2b Demographic characteristics and persistence risk factors when first enrolled
  Control of first institution 

6_2
6.3a Institution type and attendance patterns
  Type of first institution 

6_3
6.3b Demographic characteristics and persistence risk factors when first enrolled
  Type of first institution 

6_3
6.4a Institution type and attendance patterns
  Gender

6_4
6.4b Demographic characteristics and persistence risk factors when first enrolled
  Gender

6_4
6.5a Institution type and attendance patterns
  Age

6_5
6.5b Demographic characteristics and persistence risk factors when first enrolled
  Age

6_5
6.6a Institution type and attendance patterns
  Race/ethnicity

6_6
6.6b Demographic characteristics and persistence risk factors when first enrolled
  Race/ethnicity

6_6
6.7a Institution type and attendance patterns
  Marital and parental status

6_7
6.7b Demographic characteristics and persistence risk factors when first enrolled
  Marital and parental status

6_7
6.8a Institution type and attendance patterns
  Dependent family income in 1994

6_8
6.8b Demographic characteristics and persistence risk factors when first enrolled
  Dependent family income in 1994

6_8
6.9a Institution type and attendance patterns
  Independent family income in 1994

6_9
6.9b Demographic characteristics and persistence risk factors when first enrolled
  Independent family income in 1994

6_9
6.10a Institution type and attendance patterns
  Number of risk factors when first enrolled

6_10
6.10b Demographic characteristics and persistence risk factors when first enrolled
  Number of risk factors when first enrolled

6_10
7.1a Institution type and attendance patterns
  Received financial aid, amount received

7_1
7.1b Demographic characteristics and persistence risk factors when first enrolled
  Received financial aid, amount received

7_1
7.2a Institution type and attendance patterns
  Worked while enrolled 1995–96

7_2
7.2b Demographic characteristics and persistence risk factors when first enrolled
  Worked while enrolled 1995–96

7_2
7.3a Institution type and attendance patterns
  Enrollment and employment relationship

7_3
7.3b Demographic characteristics and persistence risk factors when first enrolled
  Enrollment and employment relationship

7_3
7.4a Institution type and attendance patterns
  Work to meet expenses

7_4
7.4b Demographic characteristics and persistence risk factors when first enrolled  
  Work to meet expenses

7_4
7.5a Institution type and attendance patterns
  Reason for attending

7_5
7.5b Demographic characteristics and persistence risk factors when first enrolled
  Reason for attending

7_5
7.6a Institution type and attendance patterns
  Employment status

7_6a
7.6b Demographic characteristics and persistence risk factors when first enrolled
  Employment status

7_6a
7.7a Institution type and attendance patterns
  Hours worked per week 7_6c
  Average hours worked 7_6
  Median full-time starting salary

7_6b
7.7b Demographic characteristics and persistence risk factors when first enrolled
  Hours worked per week 7_6c
  Average hours worked 7_6
  Median full-time starting salary

7_6b
7.8a Institution type and attendance patterns
  Job enhancements as a result of enrollment

7_6
7.8b Demographic characteristics and persistence risk factors when first enrolled
  Job enhancements as a result of enrollment 

7_6
7.9 Degree attainment and applied field of study
  Employment status

8_1
7.10 Degree attainment and applied field of study
  Hours worked per week 8_2a
  Average hours worked 8_2b
  Median full-time starting salary

8_2c
7.11 Degree attainment and applied field of study
  Job enhancements as a result of enrollment 8_3

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