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Resources for Implementing Changes To Race/Ethnicity Reporting in IPEDS

The resources available from this page are intended to assist institutions and state agencies with the transition to the new race and ethnicity categories.

Implementation Schedule for New Race and Ethnicity Categories
  IPEDS Component
Data Collection Cycle Fall Enrollment
Human Resources
12-month Enrollment
Graduation Rates
Optional Optional
2010–11 Required Optional
2011–12 Required Required

U.S. Department of Education guidance

Final Guidance (PDF, 200 KB) on Maintaining, Collecting, and Reporting Racial and Ethnic Data to the U.S. Department of Education, 10/19/07
Federal Register, Volume 72, Number 202, pp. 59266-59279

Institutional responsibility

Resources for implementation

Other Resources

Background information