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Institutional Characteristics (IC)
Institutional Characteristics (IC)

Institutional characteristics are collected through two survey components: Institutional Characteristics Header and Institutional Characteristics. Institutional characteristics data are the foundation of the entire IPEDS system.

Data collected include:

  • Basic institutional contact information;
  • Student services information;
  • Tuition/fees and other student charges;
  • Control or affiliation;
  • Type of calendar system; and
  • Levels of awards and types of programs offered.

Data Presentation


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Source: IPEDS 2020-21 Fall surveys, Data Release Web tables, Institutional Characteristics component (provisional data), Table 1
Source: IPEDS 2020-21 Fall surveys, Data Release Web tables, Institutional Characteristics component (provisional data), Table 3

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