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Students - Postsecondary (studentPostsecondary)


Definitions

Source: NEDM
An individual for whom instruction and/or services are provided in a postsecondary institution.


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Academic Delinquencies

Academic Delinquencies

Source: PESC
The academic standing of the student upon transfer to the institution.

Code Set:

  • GoodStanding - Student was in good standing
  • Other - N/A
  • ProbationDiscipline - Student was on disciplinary probation
  • ProbationGPA - Student was on academic probation (because of low GPA)
  • ProbationHours - Student was on academic probation (deficiency in credit hours)
  • + 4 More Codes...
Academic Session Designator

Academic Session Designator

Source: PESC
The academic session for which the data are recorded and applicable (YearMonth - ccyy-mm)

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
ACT Composite Score

ACT Composite Score

Source: NEDM
The verified American College Test composite score for first-time undergraduate students.

Address Type

Address Type (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The type of address listed for an individual or organization.

Code Set:

  • Mailing address - N/A
  • Shipping address - N/A
  • Physical location address - N/A
  • Other home address - N/A
  • Employer's address - N/A
  • + 2 More Codes...
Admission Status

Admission Status

Source: NEDM
The action taken by the institution in response to the student's application for admission.

Code Set:

  • Accepted - N/A
  • Accepted on provisional basis, did not meet requirements - N/A
  • Accepted on provisional basis, met requirements - N/A
  • Accepted, based on other criteria - N/A
  • Rejected - N/A
  • + 1 More Codes...
Admission Term Sought

Admission Term Sought

Source: NEDM
The expected term of entry for which the student seeks admission.

Code Set:

  • Fall - N/A
  • not applicable - N/A
  • Summer - N/A
  • Unknown - N/A
Agency Assigned ID

Agency Assigned ID

Source: PESC
The ID assigned by an agency to the person (student or borrower).

Alias

Alias (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
An assumed name, or a name by which an individual is otherwise known.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Alien Regisration Number

Alien Regisration Number

Source: PESC
The federal alien registration number assigned to legally authorized aliens by the Office of Immunization and naturalization Service (INS).

Alien Registration Number

Alien Registration Number

Source: PESC
The federal alien registration number assigned to legally authorized aliens by the Office of Immunization and naturalization Service (INS).

Anticipated Graduation Date

Anticipated Graduation Date

Source: PESC
The date on which the student is or was expected to graduate. 

AP Credits Awarded

AP Credits Awarded

Source: NEDM
The number of credits awarded a student by the postsecondary institution based on successful completion of advanced placement courses and/or advanced placement tests.

Apartment/Room/Suite Number

Apartment/Room/Suite Number (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The apartment, room, or suite number of an address.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Application Year

Application Year

Source: NEDM
The year for which the admission is sought.

Area City Code

Area City Code

Source: PESC
Regional dialing code.

Birthdate

Birthdate (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year on which an individual was born.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Building/Site Number

Building/Site Number (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The number of the building on the site, if more than one building shares the same address.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Canadian National Student Number

Canadian National Student Number

Source: PESC
Canadian National Student Number Identifier Type.

Canadian Social Insurance Number

Canadian Social Insurance Number

Source: Handbooks
The Social Insurance Number issued by Canada is equivalent to the US Social Security Number and is used in a similar manner to support data exchange between the countries.

Citizenship Status

Citizenship Status (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The description that best identifies the status of an individual's citizenship and/or residency in the United States.

Code Set:

  • Other - N/A
  • Dual national - An individual who is a citizen of one or more countries in addition to the United States
  • Non-resident alien - An individual who has been admitted temporarily to the United States as a non-immigrant, but is not a citizen, including those granted student visas solely for the purpose of study (e.g., alien students).
  • Resident alien - An individual who has been admitted to the United States for permanent residency, but is not a citizen of the United States.
  • United States Citizen - An individual who is a citizen of only the United States regardless of how this status was acquired.
City

City (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The name of the city in which an address is located.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
City of Birth

City of Birth (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The name of the city in which an individual was born.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Class Rank

Class Rank

Source: PESC
The student's class rank relative to other students in their academic cohort (e.g. class).

Class Size

Class Size

Source: PESC
The numeric size of the academic cohort (e.g. class).

Composite Name

Composite Name

Source: PESC
The full name of the person in Last, First Middle order, comma after last name.

Conditions Met Code

Conditions Met Code

Source: PESC
Indicates whether and how conditions for the requirement have been attained.

Conditions Met Date

Conditions Met Date

Source: PESC
Date requirement was met.

Conditions Met Date

Source: PESC
Date requirement was met.

Conditions Met Date

Conditions Met Date

Source: PESC
Date requirement was met.

Conditions Met Date

Source: PESC
Date requirement was met.

Country Code

Country Code (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The unique two digit International Organization for Standardization (ISO) code for the country in which an address is located. (Note: A list of countries and codes is currently maintained and updated by the ISO as ISO 3166 on its website: http://www.iso.org/iso/en/prods-services/iso3166ma/index.html.)

Code Set:

Country of Birth Code

Country of Birth Code

Source: Handbooks
The unique two digit International Organization for Standardization (ISO) code for the country in which an individual is born. (Note: A list of countries and codes is currently maintained and updated by the ISO as ISO 3166 on its website: http://www.iso.org/iso/en/prods-services/iso3166ma/index.html.)

Code Set:

  • AD - Andorra
  • AE - United Arab Emirates
  • AF - Afghanistan
  • AG - Antigua and Barbuda
  • AI - Anguilla
  • + 238 More Codes...
Country of Citizenship CodeCountry of Residence

Country of Residence

Source: Handbooks
The unique two digit International Organization for Standardization (ISO) code for the country in which an individual is a resident.

Code Set:

  • AD - Andorra
  • AE - United Arab Emirates
  • AF - Afghanistan
  • AG - Antigua and Barbuda
  • AI - Anguilla
  • + 238 More Codes...
County FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) Code

County FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) Code (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) numeric code for the county issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Counties are considered to be the `first-order subdivisions` of each State and statistically equivalent entity, regardless of their local designations (county, parish, borough, etc.). Counties in different States will have the same code. A unique county number is created when combined with the 2-digit FIPS State Code.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
  • 01001 - Autauga
  • 01003 - Baldwin
  • 01005 - Barbour
  • 01007 - Bibb
  • + 3277 More Codes...
County of Birth

County of Birth (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The name of the county, parish, borough, or comparable unit (within a state) in which an individual was born.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
County of Residence Code

County of Residence Code

Source: Handbooks
The name of the county, parish, borough, or comparable unit (within a state) in which an individual is a resident.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Course Academic Grade

Course Academic Grade

Source: PESC
The final grade awarded for participation in the course.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Credit Hours Attempted

Credit Hours Attempted

Source: PESC
The total value of credit hours attempted whether or not included in the hours for GPA or hours earned.

Credit Hours Earned

Credit Hours Earned

Source: PESC
The total value of credit hours successfully completed or earned.

Credit Hours for GPA

Credit Hours for GPA

Source: PESC
The total value of credit hours used to calculate the Grade Point Average.

Credit Unit

Credit Unit

Source: PESC
The type of credit (unit, semester, or quarter) associated with the credit hours earned for the course.

Code Set:

  • CarnegieUnits - N/A
  • ClockHours - N/A
  • ContinuingEducationUnits - N/A
  • NoCredit - N/A
  • Quarter - N/A
  • + 3 More Codes...
Degree Field of Study

Degree Field of Study

Source: NEDM
The student's main field of study.

Degree Level Sought

Degree Level Sought

Source: NEDM
The level of degree sought.

Code Set:

  • Associate - N/A
  • Bachelor's - N/A
  • Dental (DDS only) - N/A
  • Doctorate - N/A
  • Law (LLB or JD) - N/A
  • + 8 More Codes...
Degree Seeking Status

Degree Seeking Status

Source: NEDM
An indication that the student is attending school with the intention of completing a degree.

Code Set:

  • No - N/A
  • Yes - N/A
Degree/Certificate Seeking Status

Degree/Certificate Seeking Status

Source: NEDM
An indication that the student is enrolled in courses for credit and recognized by the institution as seeking a degree, certificate, or other formal award. A high school student enrolled in postsecondary courses for credit is not considered degree/certificate-seeking.

Code Set:

  • No - N/A
  • Yes - N/A
Degree/Certificate Title

Degree/Certificate Title

Source: NEDM
The name of the degree or certificate earned by an individual. This includes honorary degrees conferred upon an individual.

Diploma/Credential Award Date

Diploma/Credential Award Date

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year on which the diploma/credential is awarded to a student in recognition of his/her completion of the curricular requirements.

Directory Non-Disclosure

Directory Non-Disclosure

Source: Handbooks
An indication that the student has notified the institution of his/her refusal to have "directory information" disclosed.

Code Set:

  • No - N/A
  • Yes - N/A
Doctoral Semester Credit Hourse Funded

Doctoral Semester Credit Hourse Funded

Source: NEDM
The semester credit hours attempted in doctoral level courses that are funded at the doctoral rate.

Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Credits Awarded

Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Credits Awarded

Source: NEDM
The number of credits awarded a student by the postsecondary institution based on successful completion of dual credit/dual enrollment courses.

Economically Disadvantaged Status - Postsecondary

Economically Disadvantaged Status - Postsecondary

Source: NEDM
An individual from an economically disadvantaged family is one who is determined to be low income according to the latest available data from the Department of Commerce. Postsecondary level identification may be made by the following:- Recipient of a Pell Grant, BIA Grant, or comparable State program of need-based financial assistance.- Annual income of the individual or family is at or below the national poverty line.- Participant or participant's family is a recipient of public assistance.- Participant is eligible for participation in programs assisted under the Workforce Investment Act.

Code Set:

  • Currently does not meet one or more of the definitions for economically disadvantaged - N/A
  • Currently meets one or more of the definitions for economically disadvantaged - N/A
  • Ever met one or more of the standards for economically disadvantaged - N/A
Education Level

Education Level

Source: PESC
The extent of formal instruction received.

Code Set:

  • Associate Degree - N/A
  • Baccalaureate Degree - N/A
  • College Attended - N/A
  • College Ceritificate - N/A
  • College Diploma - N/A
  • + 12 More Codes...
Electronic Mail Address

Electronic Mail Address (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The numbers, letters, and symbols used to identify an electronic mail (e-mail) user within the network to which the individual or organization belongs.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Electronic Mail Address Type

Electronic Mail Address Type (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The type of electronic mail (e-mail) address listed for an individual or organization.

Code Set:

  • Other - N/A
  • Home/personal - N/A
  • Work - N/A
  • Organizational (school). - N/A
Entering Status

Entering Status

Source: NEDM
An indication of previous college work done for level of award sought.

Code Set:

  • No previous college work for level of award sought - N/A
  • Transfer - N/A
Entry Date-Postsecondary

Entry Date-Postsecondary

Source: NEDM
The month, day, and year on which an individual entered and began to receive instructional services at a postsecondary institution for the first time.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Entry/Grade Level

Entry/Grade Level

Source: Handbooks
The grade level or primary instructional level at which a student enters and receives services in a school or an educational institution during a given academic session.

Code Set:

  • Adult - N/A
  • Eighth grade - N/A
  • Eleventh Grade - N/A
  • Fifth grade - N/A
  • First grade - N/A
  • + 16 More Codes...
Exit Date

Exit Date

Source: PESC
The date on which the student officially withdrew or graduated.

Family Income Range

Family Income Range

Source: Handbooks
The category which best represents the total combined income during the past 12 months of all members of the family who share financial responsibility in a household. This includes money from jobs, net income from business, farm or rent, pensions, dividends, interest, social security payments and any other money income received by members of the family.

Code Set:

  • $0-2,999 - N/A
  • $100,000 or more - N/A
  • $12,000 to 14,999 - N/A
  • $15,000 to 19,999 - N/A
  • $20,000 to 29,999 - N/A
  • + 10 More Codes...
Family Obligations

Family Obligations

Source: NEDM
An indication of whether family obligations preclude participation in extracurricular activities.

Code Set:

  • No - N/A
  • not applicable - N/A
  • Unknown - N/A
  • Yes - N/A
Father's Educational Level

Father's Educational Level

Source: NEDM
The action taken by the institution in response to the student's application for admission.

Code Set:

  • 12th grade, no diploma - N/A
  • Adult basic education diploma - N/A
  • Associate's degree (two years or more) - N/A
  • Bachelor's (Baccalaureate) degree - N/A
  • Doctoral (Doctor's) degree - N/A
  • + 27 More Codes...
First Entry Date into the United States

First Entry Date into the United States

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year of an individual's initial arrival into the United States in order to establish residency.

First Generation in College Status

First Generation in College Status

Source: NEDM
An indication of the level of education of the student's parents.

Code Set:

  • First generation - N/A
  • One or more parents have a bachelor's or advanced degree - N/A
  • One or more parents have some college - N/A
First Name

First Name (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The full legal name given to an individual at birth, baptism, or through legal change.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
First Time Full Time

First Time Full Time

Source: NEDM
An indication that the student is a first time freshman attending school full time.

Code Set:

  • No - N/A
  • Yes - N/A
First Time in College

First Time in College

Source: NEDM
An indication that the student has never attended college or other postsecondary institution and has completed his/her high school work.

Code Set:

  • No - N/A
  • Yes - N/A
Former Legal Name

Former Legal Name (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
A previously recognized legally accepted name that is no longer valid.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Full-time/Part-time Status

Full-time/Part-time Status

Source: Handbooks
The status given to a student in relation to the course load that he or she is carrying.

Code Set:

  • Full-time student - A student who is carrying a full course load as determined by the state, local education agency, or educational institution.
  • Part-time student - A student who is carrying less than a full course load as determined by the state, local education agency, or educational institution.
Generation Code/Suffix

Generation Code/Suffix (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
An appendage, if any, used to denote an individual's generation in his family (e.g., Jr., Sr., III).

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
GPA Range Maximum

GPA Range Maximum

Source: PESC
The maximum possible GPA.

GPA Range Minimum

GPA Range Minimum

Source: PESC
The minimum possible GPA.

Grade Point Average

Grade Point Average

Source: PESC
The value of the total quality points divided by the Credit Hours for Grade Point Average.

Grade Points Received: Cumulative

Grade Points Received: Cumulative

Source: Handbooks
The cumulative number of grade points an individual earns by successfully completing courses or examinations during his or her enrollment in the current school as well as those transferred from schools in which the individual had been previously enrolled.

Graduate Semester Credit Hours of Seniors Within 12 Hours of Graduation

Graduate Semester Credit Hours of Seniors Within 12 Hours of Graduation

Source: NEDM
The number of semester credit hours attempted in graduate classes of senior students who are within 12 hours of their first baccalaureate.

Hispanic or Latino Ethnicity

Hispanic or Latino Ethnicity (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
An indication that the individual traces his or her origin or descent to Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Central and South America, and other Spanish cultures, regardless of race. The term, "Spanish origin," can be used in addition to "Hispanic or Latino."

Code Set:

  • Yes - N/A
  • No - N/A
Identification Code

Identification Code (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
A unique number or alphanumeric code assigned to a space, room, site, building, individual, organization, program, or institution by a school, school system, a state, or other agency or entity.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Identification System

Identification System

Source: Handbooks
A coding scheme that is used for identification and record-keeping purposes by schools, social services, or other agencies to refer to an individual, organization, program, or institution.

Code Set:

  • District-assigned number - N/A
  • School-assigned number - N/A
  • Social Security Administration number - N/A
  • State-assigned number - N/A
Immigration I20 Request Indicator

Immigration I20 Request Indicator

Source: PESC
Indication that the institution issued an Immigration I-20 form on behalf of the student.

Immunization Date

Immunization Date

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year on which an individual receives an immunization.

Immunization Status

Immunization Status

Source: Handbooks
The current immunization status as well as an indication of circumstances or situations affecting the immunizations of an individual.

Code Set:

  • Already had the disease - N/A
  • Eighth inoculation - N/A
  • Fifth inoculation - N/A
  • First inoculation - N/A
  • Fourth inoculation - N/A
  • + 9 More Codes...
Immunization Type

Immunization Type

Source: Handbooks
An indication of the type of immunization that an individual has satisfactorily received. (Note: The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is maintained by the World Health Organization. The ICD is revised periodically to incorporate changes in the medical field, the most updated and detailed list of International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems can be found at http://www.who.int/classifications/apps/icd/icd10online).

Code Set:

  • Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging and in function studies, without diagnosis - N/A
  • Abnormal findings on examination of blood, without diagnosis - N/A
  • Abnormal findings on examination of other body fluids, substances and tissues, without diagnosis - N/A
  • Abnormal findings on examination of urine, without diagnosis - N/A
  • Accidents - N/A
  • + 199 More Codes...
International Code Number

International Code Number (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The international code for the telephone number.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Language Code

Language Code (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The code for the specific language or dialect that an individual uses to communicate. (Note: A list of languages and codes is currently maintained and updated by the ISO as ISO 639.2 on its websitehttp://www.iso.org/iso/iso_catalogue.htm).

Code Set:

Language Proficiency

Language Proficiency

Source: PESC
Adeptness in comprehending and using the language.

Code Set:

  • Excellent - N/A
  • Fair - N/A
  • Good - N/A
  • Poor - N/A
  • Unacceptable - N/A
  • + 1 More Codes...
Language Usage

Language Usage

Source: PESC
Indication of person's use of the language.

Code Set:

  • Native - N/A
  • Reading - N/A
  • Speaking - N/A
  • SpokenAtHome - N/A
  • Writing - N/A
Languages Other Than English

Languages Other Than English

Source: Handbooks
An indicator that an individual speaks or uses a language other than English.

Code Set:

  • No - N/A
  • Yes - N/A
Last/Surname

Last/Surname (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The full legal name borne in common by members of a family.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Last/Surname at Birth

Last/Surname at Birth (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The original surname of an individual as identified at birth before any subsequent changes.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Level of Degree/Certificate Completed

Level of Degree/Certificate Completed

Source: NEDM
The level of degree completed.

Code Set:

  • Associates Degree - N/A
  • Bachelor's Degree - N/A
  • Certificate/Deiploma Greater than 2-Year and Less than 4-Year - N/A
  • IPEDS Level Code - N/A
  • Less than 1-Year Certificate/Diploma - N/A
  • + 1 More Codes...
Licensure Name

Licensure Name

Source: PESC
Free-form name of license or certification.

Licensure Passage Date

Licensure Passage Date

Source: PESC
Date of licensure or certification passage.

Life Status

Life Status

Source: Handbooks
The condition of being living or deceased.

Code Set:

  • Deceased - N/A
  • Living - N/A
Limited English Proficiency - Postsecondary

Limited English Proficiency - Postsecondary

Source: NEDM
The term "individual with limited English proficiency" means a secondary school student, an adult, or an out-of-school youth, who has limited ability in speaking, reading, writing, or understanding the English language AND whose native language is a language other than English; OR who lives in a family or community environment in which a language other than English is the dominant language.

Code Set:

  • Currently does not meet standard for limited English proficiency - N/A
  • Currently meets standard for limited English proficiency - N/A
  • Ever met the standard for limited English proficiency - N/A
Living in a Single Parent/Guardan Home

Living in a Single Parent/Guardan Home

Source: NEDM
An indication that the student is living in a single parent or guardian home.

Code Set:

  • No - N/A
  • Unknown - N/A
  • Yes - N/A
Major Area of Concentration

Major Area of Concentration

Source: NEDM
The major area of concentration.

Marital Status

Marital Status (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The condition of an individual with regard to marriage.

Code Set:

  • Legally separated - N/A
  • Married - N/A
  • Not married - Not married including never married, legally divorced, widowed, or marriage annulled.
Maternal Last Name

Maternal Last Name

Source: Handbooks
The last name of the female parent.

Middle Initial

Middle Initial (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The first letter of the secondary name given to an individual at birth, baptism, or during another naming ceremony.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Middle Name

Middle Name (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
A full legal secondary name given to an individual at birth, baptism, or through legal change.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Mother's Educational Level

Mother's Educational Level

Source: NEDM
The highest level of formal instruction received by the student's mother or female guardian.

Code Set:

  • 12th grade, no diploma - N/A
  • Adult basic education diploma - N/A
  • Associate's degree (two years or more) - N/A
  • Bachelor's (Baccalaureate) degree - N/A
  • Doctoral (Doctor's) degree - N/A
  • + 27 More Codes...
Name of Country

Name of Country (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The name of the country in which an address is located.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Name of Country of Birth

Name of Country of Birth

Source: Handbooks
The name of the country in which an individual was born.

Name of Country of Citizenship

Name of Country of Citizenship

Source: Handbooks
The name of the country to which an individual acknowledges citizenship.

Name of County

Name of County (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The name of the county, parish, borough, or comparable unit (within a state) in which an address is located.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Name of State

Name of State (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The name of the state (within the United States) or outlying area in which an address is located.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Name of State of Birth

Name of State of Birth (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The name of the state (within the United States) or extra-state jurisdiction in which an individual was born.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Name/Title

Name/Title

Source: PESC
The rank, title or credential that follows the name.

National/Ethnic Origin Subgroup

National/Ethnic Origin Subgroup (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The national or ethnic subgroup of a person other than "American." Examples for Asian include: Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Filipino, Vietnamese, or Asian Indian. For Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, examples include: Samoan, Hawaiian, or Guamanian. For Hispanics, examples include: Puerto Rican, Mexican-American, Cuban, Argentinean, Dominican, Colombian, Nicaraguan, Salvadoran, or Spaniard. Tribal registration could be listed for Alaska Natives or American Indians (e.g., Navajo).

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Nickname

Nickname (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
A familiar form of a proper name, a descriptive name, or other colloquial name given instead of or in addition to an individual's formal name.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Non-Degree-Seeking Student

Non-Degree-Seeking Student

Source: NEDM
An indication that the student does not plan to pursue a degree at this institution.

Code Set:

  • No - N/A
  • Yes - N/A
Nonimmigrant Visa Issue Date

Nonimmigrant Visa Issue Date

Source: PESC
The date on which the Nonimmigrant Visa was issued.

Nonimmigrant Visa Number

Nonimmigrant Visa Number

Source: PESC
The number of the Nonimmigrant Visa issued.

Nonimmigrant Visa Status Change Code

Nonimmigrant Visa Status Change Code

Source: PESC
An indication of a change that occurred in the nonimmigrant (Visa) classification.

Code Set:

  • No Change - N/A
  • Status Change - N/A
Nonimmigrant Visa Status Change Date

Nonimmigrant Visa Status Change Date

Source: PESC
The date on which an official change to the nonimmigrant (visa) status occurred.

Nonimmigrant Visa Type

Nonimmigrant Visa Type

Source: NEDM
A code specifying the type of nonimmigrant visa that a non-resident alien holds.

Number of People Living in Household

Number of People Living in Household

Source: Handbooks
The number of persons living in the household of the student.

Number of Semester Hours in Math Developmental Education

Number of Semester Hours in Math Developmental Education

Source: NEDM
The number of semester credit hours in which the student has been in math developmental education during the reporting period.

Number of Semester Hours in Reading Developmental Education

Number of Semester Hours in Reading Developmental Education

Source: NEDM
The number of semester credit hours in which the student has been in reading developmental education during the reporting period.

Number of Semester Hours in Writing Developmental Education

Number of Semester Hours in Writing Developmental Education

Source: NEDM
The number of semester credit hours in which the student has been in writing developmental education during the reporting period.

Other Name

Other Name

Source: NEDM
Previous, alternate or other names or aliases associated with the individual.

Code Set:

  • None - N/A
Personal Title/Prefix

Personal Title/Prefix (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
An appellation, if any, used to denote rank, placement, or status (e.g., Mr., Ms., Reverend, Sister, Dr., Colonel).

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Phone Number Extension

Phone Number Extension

Source: PESC
The extended telephone addressing information used in addition to phone number such as a PBX extension, a pager PIN, or FAX sub-address.

Postal Code

Postal Code

Source: NEDM
A number that identifies each postal delivery area in the United States used as a portion of an address.

Code Set:

  • None - N/A
Postsecondary Enrollment Status

Postsecondary Enrollment Status

Source: NEDM
The status given to a student in relation to the course load that he or she is carrying.

Code Set:

  • A - Approved Leave of Absence
  • D - Deceased
  • F - Full-time
  • G - Graduated
  • H - Half-time
  • + 2 More Codes...
Postsecondary Entry/Grade Level

Postsecondary Entry/Grade Level

Source: NEDM
The grade level or primary instructional level at which a student enters and receives services in an educational institution during a given academic session

Code Set:

  • Doctoral Level - N/A
  • Freshman - N/A
  • Junior - N/A
  • Master's Level - N/A
  • Post-Baccalaureate - N/A
  • + 3 More Codes...
Postsecondary Good Student Indicator

Postsecondary Good Student Indicator

Source: NEDM
An indication that the student is eligible for good student discounts based on academic performance. Ths includes students with a GPA of “B” or higher for the most recent term, or a cumulative GPA of “B” or higher, or student is on the Deans List or in the top 20 percent of their class.

Code Set:

  • No - N/A
  • Yes - N/A
Postsecondary Tuition Status

Postsecondary Tuition Status

Source: NEDM
The status of the student for tuition purposes.

Code Set:

  • An applicant for permanent resident status or holder of a visa that allows a citizen or permanent resident but is allowed to pay resident tuition - N/A
  • Law (non-resident) - N/A
  • Law (resident) - N/A
  • Non-Ressident Tuition - N/A
  • Resident Tuition (regular) - N/A
  • + 5 More Codes...
Primary Class Level

Primary Class Level

Source: NEDM
The student’s class level for their primary program.

Code Set:

  • C - Certificate (Undergraduate)
  • D - Doctoral (Graduate)
  • F - Freshman (Undergraduate)
  • G - Unspecified (Graduate/Professional)
  • J - Junior (Undergraduate)
  • + 6 More Codes...
Privacy Restriction Date

Privacy Restriction Date

Source: PESC
The date the person placed a restriction on the release of information.

Privacy Restriction Level

Privacy Restriction Level

Source: PESC
The type of restriction placed on the release of information.

Code Set:

  • 00 - No restrictions have been placed on the release of information
  • 01 - Student has requested that no directory information be released without prior consent
  • 02 - Student has requested nonrelease of specific information items
  • 03 - Student has requested nonrelease of information in specific formats (book, electronic, etc.)
  • 04 - Student has requested nonrelease of information to specific people, entities
  • + 1 More Codes...
Race

Race (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The general racial category which most clearly reflects the individual's recognition of his or her community or with which the individual most identifies. [The way this data element is listed, it must allow for multiple entries so that each individual can specify all appropriate races. An alternative would be to list the options as separate data elements and have a yes/no option for each one].

Code Set:

  • American Indian or Alaska Native - A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America), and who maintains cultural identification through tribal affiliations or community recognition.
  • Asian - A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian Subcontinent. This area includes, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Thailand, and Vietnam.
  • Black or African American - A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa. Terms such as "Haitian" or "Negro" can be used in addition to "Black or African-American."
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander - A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.
  • White - A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, North Africa, or the Middle East.
Religious Affiliation

Religious Affiliation (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The religion or religious group (e.g., the specific unified system of religious expression) with which the individual or institution most identifies.

Code Set:

Required Forms Receive Date

Required Forms Receive Date

Source: PESC
The date on which the institution received the required forms from an international student associated with postsecondary study in the United States.

Residency Status Code

Residency Status Code

Source: PESC
Residency classification within a state used to assess tuition and other changes.

Code Set:

  • Nonresident - N/A
  • Not Reported - N/A
  • Resident - N/A
SAT Composite Score

SAT Composite Score

Source: NEDM
The verified Scholastic Aptitude Test composite score for first-time undergraduate students.

School-assigned Number

School-assigned Number

Source: Handbooks
The number assigned to the individual by the school.

Score Results

Score Results

Source: Handbooks
The grade level or primary instructional level at which a student enters and receives services in a school or an educational institution during a given academic session.

Semester Credit Hour Load - Off Campus

Semester Credit Hour Load - Off Campus

Source: NEDM
The number of off-campus semester credit hours for which the student is registered in the current semester.

Semester Credit Hour Load - On Campus

Semester Credit Hour Load - On Campus

Source: NEDM
The number of on-campus semester credit hours for which the student is registered in the current semester.

Semester Credit Hours of Students Enrolled in Dual Credit Courses.

Semester Credit Hours of Students Enrolled in Dual Credit Courses.

Source: NEDM
The number of dual credit hours attempted in which the student receives both high school and college credit.

Sex

Sex (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The concept describing the biological traits that distinguish the males and females of a species.

Code Set:

  • Female - A woman or a girl.
  • Male - A man or a boy.
Social Security Number (SSN)

Social Security Number (SSN) (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The nine-digit number of identification assigned to the individual by the Social Security Administration.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
State Abbreviation

State Abbreviation (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The abbreviation for the state (within the United States) or outlying area in which an address is located.

Code Set:

  • AS - American Samoa
  • GU - Guam
  • PR - Puerto Rico
  • AL - Albania
  • AR - Argentina
  • + 54 More Codes...
State of Residence Code

State of Residence Code

Source: Handbooks
The Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) numeric code for the state of residence.

Code Set:

State-assigned Code for Institution

State-assigned Code for Institution (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
A unique number or alphanumeric code assigned by the state for the institution.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Status Change Date

Status Change Date

Source: NEDM
The month, day, and year on which an individual's status changed.

Street Number/Name

Street Number/Name (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The street number and street name or post office box number of an address.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Telephone Number

Telephone Number (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The telephone number including the area code, and extension, if applicable.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Telephone Number Type

Telephone Number Type (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The type of communication number listed for an individual.

Code Set:

  • Facsimile number - N/A
  • Home phone number - N/A
  • Work phone number - N/A
  • Mobile phone number - N/A
Telephone Status

Telephone Status (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
A description of preferred communication type or special circumstances which affect communication to an individual, organization, or institution via telephone (e.g., no telephone connection, TTY used, no one available to answer the telephone during certain hours).

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Thesis Dissertation Advisor

Thesis Dissertation Advisor

Source: PESC
The advisor (Major Professor) supervising the Thesis or Dissertation on behalf of the student earning the degree.

Thesis Dissertation Title

Thesis Dissertation Title

Source: PESC
The title of the thesis or dissertation.

Total Quality Points

Total Quality Points

Source: PESC
The total value of quality points used for the calculation of the Grade Point Average.

Transfer Student's Previous Institution

Transfer Student's Previous Institution

Source: NEDM
The code for the institution of higher education from which the student transferred.

Tribal or Clan Name

Tribal or Clan Name (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
A name borne in common by members of a tribe or clan (e.g., the Matai name in Samoa).

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
US Study Forms Receipt

US Study Forms Receipt

Source: PESC
An indication of the institution's receipt of forms or documents needed from non-american citizens for postsecondary study in the United States.

Code Set:

  • Educational Costs - Statement of Educational Costs
  • I134 - Affidavit of Support or Financial Resources
  • I20 - Certificate of Eligibility for F-1 or M-1 status
  • I551 - Green card or Alien Registration Card
  • I688B - Employment Authorization (work permit) Passport
  • + 4 More Codes...
Visa Expiration Date

Visa Expiration Date

Source: PESC
The expiration date of the Visa.

Web Site Address (URL)

Web Site Address (URL) (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The Uniform Resource Locator. The unique address of a Web page.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Work Type

Work Type

Source: Handbooks
A description of the work or occupation in which an individual is currently engaged.

Zip Code

Zip Code (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The five or nine digit zip code portion of an address.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A