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Title:  Documentation for the Restricted-Use NCES-Barron's Admissions Competitiveness Index Data Files:1972, 1982, 1992, 2004, and 2008
Description: Data file documentation (NCES 2010-330) describes the Barron’s Admissions Selector for 1972, 1982, 1992, 2004, and 2008 (in NCES 2010-331) and the procedure followed in assigning HEGIS FICE and IPEDS UNITID codes to the institutions listed in Barron’s. This documentation also provides example SAS programs for merging the NCES−Barron’s Competitive Index Data files with NLS-72, HS&B, NELS:88, ELS-2002 and BPS longitudinal studies as well as a number of issues to assist the researcher. This data documentation accompanies the NCES−Barron’s Admissions Competitiveness Index Data Files (NCES 2010-331).
Online Availability:
Cover Date: November 2009
Web Release: December 2, 2009
Publication #: NCES 2010330
Restricted Data Licenses
Center/Program: NCES
Type of Product: User's Manual/Data File Documentation
Survey/Program Areas: Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study (BPS)
Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS)
High School and Beyond (HS&B)
National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS:88)
National Longitudinal Study of the H.S. Class of 1972 (NLS-72)
Questions: For questions about the content of this User's Manual/Data File Documentation, please contact:
NCES WebMaster.