Many states have a use for information about higher education providers, either for analytical purposes or to be able to direct job seekers to appropriate programs. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) puts out data about providers and programs offered, organized by state but containing address-level data.
|Source||IPEDS||Same||There are Preliminary, Provisional, and Final data sets. Schedule is approximate and lag varies for different download files.|
|The ARC files use the Provisional source data.|
This source provides content for data tables PROGRAMS, SCHOOLS, and PROGCOMP.
WID2.8: PROGRAMS SCHOOLS PROGCOMP
In general new files are published in the fall but the source data is sometimes delayed.