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- Below are other sources of data and statistics on higher education (postsecondary education):
for Education Statistics
The National Center for Education Statistics collects and reports statistics and information about the condition and progress of education in the U.S.
U.S. Department of
The U.S. Department of Education's website provides links to sources of information about educational research and statistics, news and events, publications and products, etc.
New York State
The New York State Education Department collects and reports statistics and information about the condition and progress of education in the state of New York.
The U.S. Census Bureau's website is a primary source for U.S. social, demographic, and economic data.
Postsecondary Education Data System
IPEDS is the National Center for Education Statistics' core postsecondary education data collection program.
Digest of Education Statistics
A series of publications initiated in 1962, the Digest's primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from prekindergarten through graduate school. The Digest contains data on a variety of topics, including the number of schools and colleges, teachers, enrollments, and graduates, in addition to educational attainment, finances, and federal funds for education, libraries, and international comparisons.