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IPEDS is a system of 12 interrelated survey components conducted annually that gathers data from every college, university, and technical and vocational institution that participates in the federal student financial aid programs. The data collections occur in fall, winter, and spring.
Latest Data Release
The latest release on January 16, 2024 included provisional data from the following surveys: Academic Libraries (AL), Finance (F), Human Resources (HR), Fall Enrollment (EF)

Use The Data

Access IPEDS data submitted to NCES through our data tools or download the data to conduct your research.
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Report Your Data

Report your institution’s data and access resources that will help with successful submission.
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Find Your College

Narrow down your college from over 6,000 colleges, and explore resources to plan, prepare, and graduate.
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Collaborate With NCES

Collaborate with NCES to learn more about IPEDS activities, outreach, R&D, and federal grants and fellowships.

Survey Components

Learn more about the individual IPEDS survey components: view training videos, infographics, answers too frequently asked questions, survey forms, and more.