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Colleges and Universities

This institution-level database contains data on institution characteristics, student characteristics, admissions, completions, graduation rates, student loan repayment, and earnings. Data are from the National Center for Education Statistics’ Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, the College Scorecard, the National Historical Geographic Information System, the US Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid, the National Association of College and University Business Officers, and the National Center for Charitable Statistics.

Data Explorer

Build your own dataset using our guided editor. Select the colleges you’re interested in, and then choose the information you want about those institutions.

Pick Your Institutions

First, select the institutions you’re interested in.

Pick Your Data

Next, tell us what information you want about those institutions.

Export Your Data

The data you select will be displayed in a downloadable CSV file. Complex requests might generate multiple files.

Use Your Data

Every request comes with a data dictionary to help you make sense of the data.

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Institution (within selected states)


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Data Results

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