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50 Years of ERIC
50 Years of ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is celebrating its 50th Birthday! First opened on May 15th, 1964 ERIC continues the long tradition of ongoing innovation and enhancement.

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Staklis, Sandra; Skomsvold, Paul – National Center for Education Statistics, 2014
This Statistics in Brief examines the employment outcomes of college graduates 1 year after earning a bachelor's degree. It compares 2007-08 bachelor's degree recipients who graduated at the start of the recent recession with their peers who graduated in 1992-93 and 1999-2000. Different labor market conditions characterized these three…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Bachelors Degrees, Employment, Unemployment
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Woo, Jennie; Skomsvold, Paul – National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
In 2007-08, graduate and first-professional students received a total of $36.7 billion in federal loans; federal grants; and grants from institutions, employers, and other sources (College Board 2008, figure 2b). In addition to these funds, they also received teaching and research assistantships and sought loans from private sources. These Web…
Descriptors: Paying for College, Graduate Students, Graduate Study, Professional Education
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Woo, Jennie; Skomsvold, Paul – National Center for Education Statistics, 2010
From 1995 to 2007, fall enrollment for graduate and professional students increased by 30 percent, from 2 to 2.6 million students (Snyder, Dillow, and Hoffman 2009, tables 206 and 207). Average tuition and fees also went up over this same period; the average full-time tuition and fees paid by graduate students increased 37 percent, in…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Graduate Study, Professional Education, Paying for College
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Wei, Christina Chang; Skomsvold, Paul – National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
Using data from the 2007-08 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:08), this Statistics in Brief examines the extent to which undergraduate students borrow the maximum possible within the limits of the Stafford loan program (the program maximum) and their own financial need and student budgets (the individual maximum). Students who…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Financial Needs, Student Loan Programs, Student Financial Aid
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Skomsvold, Paul; Radford, Alexandria Walton; Berkner, Lutz – National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
In the 2003-04 academic year, approximately 4 million undergraduates began postsecondary education for the first time, enrolling in a wide variety of institutions, including 4-year colleges and universities, public 2-year community colleges, and for-profit institutions offering career-oriented and vocational programs. These Web Tables cover the…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Academic Persistence, Educational Attainment, Transfer Students
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Skomsvold, Paul; Radford, Alexandria Walton; Berkner, Lutz – National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
In the 2003-04 academic year, approximately 4 million undergraduates began postsecondary education for the first time, enrolling in a wide variety of institutions, including 4-year colleges and universities, public 2-year community colleges, and for-profit institutions offering career-oriented and vocational programs. These Web Tables cover the…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Educational Attainment, Academic Persistence, Transfer Rates (College)