ERIC Number: ED313434
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
National Postsecondary Student Aid Field Test 1985-86 [machine-readable data file].
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
A file which contains data on financial aid and school costs, for a sample of students in the 1985-86 school year is presented. Each record contains information from the school registrar's office, from the student financial aid office record, and from a questionnaire completed by students. There are 3,774 records on the Statistical Analysis System (SAS) file, composed of 3,774 registrar records, 1,830 financial aid records, and 2,282 survey questionnaires returned from students. Approximately 43% of all students attending postsecondary schools received financial aid and 33% received Federal aid. TYPE OF SURVEY: National Survey; Sample Survey. SAMPLE: Postsecondary School Records (118); Postsecondary Students (3,774). RESPONDENTS: Postsecondary School Records (118); Postsecondary Students (3,774). RESPONSE RATE: Postsecondary School Records (100%); Postsecondary Students (60.5%). FREQUENCY: Once. YEAR OF FIRST DATA: 1985. YEAR OF LATEST DATA: 1986. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Records, College Students, Databases, Educational Finance, Field Tests, Financial Support, National Surveys, Online Systems, Postsecondary Education, Statistical Data, Student Characteristics, Student Costs, Student Financial Aid
U.S. Department of Education (ED), Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI), Information Technology Branch, 555 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20208-5725. Telephone: (202) 357-6528/6522. ($175).
Publication Type: Machine-Readable Data Files; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.