The Administrative Data Division at NCES collects data from all state and local K-12 education agencies and from all postsecondary schools or institutions of higher education. Administrative data at NCES is organized by collections, which report on several different kinds of educational data that are of interest to the public, education professionals, researchers, and policymakers. Explore the five main data collections’ most recent data available and a schedule of upcoming releases.
College Navigator is your direct link to nearly 7,000 colleges and universities in the United States. If you are thinking about a large university, a small liberal arts college, a specialized college, a community college, a career or technical college or a trade school, you can find information on all of them here.
Online table and regression maker tools featuring 30+ federal education datasets. Contains three powerful tools for your analytical needs: QuickStats – Allows novice users to create simple tables and charts; PowerStats – Allows researchers to create complex tables and logistic and linear regressions; and TrendStats – Allows researchers to create complex tables spanning multiple data collection years. Also, contains the Tables Library which houses 5000+ published analysis tables by topic, publication, and source.
The International Data Explorer (IDE) is an interactive online tool with data from international assessments and surveys, such as PISA and TIMSS. Use the IDE to explore student and adult performance on assessments and survey results for thousands of variables for the U.S. and other countries.
The Bibliography Search Tool allows you to search for individual citations from journal articles that have been published using data from most research programs conducted by NCES. The bibliography is updated continually and includes citations from 1973 to present. The list of citations was derived from computer searches of online bibliographic databases (i.e., EBSCO, JSTOR, EconLit, Dissertation Abstracts), ERIC, as well as the NCES website.