Common Data Set

Common Data Set

The Common Data Set (CDS) is a collaborative effort among institutions of higher education and publishers of educational research, with the objective to standardize data definitions and improve the quality of information presented.

Sections of the CDS include:

A. General Information
B. Enrollment and Persistence
C. First-time, First-year (Freshmen) Admissions
D. Transfer Admissions
E. Academic Offerings and Policies
F. Student Life
G. Annual Expenses
H. Financial Aid
I. Instructional Faculty and Class Size
J. Degrees Conferred

CDS Definitions

CDS – 2015 – 2016

CDS – 2014 – 2015
CDS – 2013 – 2014
CDS – 2012 – 2013
CDS – 2011 – 2012
CDS – 2010 – 2011
CDS – 2009 – 2010
CDS – 2008 – 2009
CDS – 2007 – 2008
CDS – 2006 – 2007