ERIC Number: ED313410
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
1985 Survey of 1983-84 College Graduates [machine-readable data file].
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
A data file which contains survey statistics on students graduating during the 1983-84 academic year from colleges and universities in the continental United States, with particular emphasis on students who were newly qualified to teach, is presented. The file contains 10,311 records. The sample of schools was chosen from the 1981-82 Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS) tape, and includes 404 colleges and universities. From these schools, 18,000 students were selected. The 39-item questionnaire focused on respondents' educational and occupational backgrounds. Variables include: language abilities; marital status; grade-level taught; and student financial aid arrangements. TYPE OF SURVEY: Sample Survey; National Survey. POPULATION: College Graduates in 1984; Colleges and Universities. SAMPLE: College Graduates in 1984 (18,000); Colleges and Universities (404). RESPONSE RATE: College Graduates in 1984 (78%); Colleges and Universities (98%). FREQUENCY: Biennial. YEAR OF LATEST DATA: 1985. (TJH)
Descriptors: College Graduates, Databases, Demography, Educational Background, Graduate Surveys, Higher Education, Language Proficiency, Marital Status, Occupational Surveys, Online Systems, Sex Differences, Student Financial Aid, Teacher Characteristics, Work Experience
Center for Education Statistics, Elementary and Secondary Studies, 555 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20208. Telephone: (202) 357-6614.
Publication Type: Machine-Readable Data Files
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.