Integrated Postecondary Education Data System

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) requires the annual reporting of data from colleges and universities nationwide. The NCES gathers and disseminates these data using the Integrated Postsecondary Data System (IPEDS), a web-based data collection tool. The IPEDS Data Center is a free consumer information tool designed to help students, institutions, university administrators, statisticians, and others get the postsecondary education data they need. The Data Center allows users to retrieve IPEDS data using the functions listed on the main menu, including comparing and ranking institutions, creating group reports, generating statistics, and downloading survey reports.

These reports provide annual comparisons of Hilbert College and a comparison groups of similar institutions on a number of selected indicators, including enrollment figures, degrees awarded, tuition and net price of attendance, financial aid awards, graduation and retention rates, faculty and staff, core revenues, and expenses.


A link to the complete listing and definitions of terms frequently used by the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System.
Reporting Schedule
To comply with NCES requirements, Hilbert College reports data in the fall, winter, and spring of every year. Currently, the seasonal data collections include:
Ø Fall
o   Institutional Characteristics
§ Provides general information about the institution
o   Completions
§ Degree completions by program, race/ethnicity, and gender
o   12-Month Enrollment
§ Student headcounts by level, race/ethnicity and gender; hours of instructional activity
Ø Winter
o   Student Financial Aid
§ Number of students receiving each type of financial aid & average amounts received.
o   Human Resources
§ Counts of full and part-time staff and faculty by function; rank & gender for full-time faculty
Ø Spring
o   Fall Enrollment
§ Number of full and part-time students enrolled by level, race/ethnicity & gender; student-to-faculty ratio
o   Graduation Rates
§ Number of full-time, first-time, students graduating within 4 to 6 years; number transferring out
o   200% Graduation Rates
§ Number of full-time, first-time students graduating within 4, 6, and 8 years
o   Finance
§ Data related to the financial condition of the institution: revenues, expenses, assets & liabilities, scholarships