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Glossary

The online version of the IPEDS Glossary provides definitions for almost 500 postsecondary-related terms used in the collection and dissemination of IPEDS data.

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Term Definition Related terms
Weekend/evening college A program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in the evenings.
White A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.
White, non-Hispanic (old definition) A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, North Africa, or the Middle East (except those of Hispanic origin).

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