The data in CollegePlannerPro comes from multiple sources. Below is a breakdown of the various data point groups found in CollegePlannerPro and their corresponding sources.
|Data Points||Common Data Set||IPEDS||Internal Research||Common App|
|Admissions - applicants, admit rates, etc||X|
|Majors/Degree programs||X - Undergrad||X - Graduate|
|Graduation and Retention||X|
|Campus Programs - ROTC, etc||X|
|Cost & Expenses||X|
Common Data Set
The Common Data Set is a product of the Common Data Set Initiative, "a collaborative effort among data providers in the higher education community and publishers as represented by the College Board, Peterson's, and U.S. News & World Report."
CollegePlannerPro licenses the Common Data Set from Peterson's College Data annually.
Note: The 2021-2022 Common Data Set represents data for the cohort admitted/enrolled in Fall 2021
The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) is a system of interrelated surveys conducted annually by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a part of the Institute for Education Sciences within the United States Department of Education.
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