Listed below are web sites to additional resources.
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), located within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences, is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.
The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) is the core postsecondary education data collection program for NCES. Data are collected from all primary providers of postsecondary education in the country in areas including enrollments, program completions, graduation rates, faculty, staff, finances, institutional prices, and student financial aid. These data are made available on our website to students, researchers and others.
The mission of the Association for Institutional Research (AIR) is to support members in their efforts to continuously improve the practice of institutional research for postsecondary planning, management and operations, and to further develop and promote the institutional research profession.
The California Association for Institutional Research (CAIR) is the California based organization that supports institutional research members and their profession.