The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) is the core post secondary education data collection program for the National Center for Education Statistics.
It is a single, comprehensive system designed to encompass all institutions and educational organizations whose primary purpose is to provide post secondary education. For additional information, visit http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds.
View the IPEDS Glossary (pdf) of terms to help understand the report.
For information about out-of-state colleges or universities, investigate http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/