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National Postsecondary Student Aid Study, 1992-93

Metadata Updated: November 10, 2020

The National Postsecondary Student Aid Study, 1992-93 (NPSAS:93), is a study that is part of the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS) program; program data is available since 1989-90 at NPSAS:93 ( is a cross-sectional survey that is designed to compile a comprehensive research dataset, based on student-level records, on financial aid provided by the federal government, the states, postsecondary institutions, employers, and private agencies along with student demographic and enrollment data. The study was conducted using multiple sources, including institutional records, government databases, and student interviews. NPSAS:93 contains the data on a sample of about 66,000 eligible postsecondary students who were enrolled at any time between July 1, 1992 and June 30, 1993 in about 1,100 postsecondary institutions. The data are representative of all undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in postsecondary institutions in the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico that were eligible to participate in the federal financial aid programs in Title IV of the Higher Education Act. After adjusting for institutional nonresponse and for attendance at more than one institution, the overall weighted study response rate was 85 percent. Statistics produced from the NPSAS:93 provide reliable national estimates of characteristics related to financial aid for postsecondary students.

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Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 10, 2020
Data Update Frequency R/P4Y

Metadata Source

Harvested from Education JSON

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 10, 2020
Publisher National Center for Education Statistics
Identifier NCES_95365
Data First Published 1995-12-04
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 1995-12-04
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency R/P4Y
Bureau Code 018:50
Metadata Context
Metadata Catalog ID
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Catalog Describedby
Data Quality True
Harvest Object Id 22fdf594-3812-45d7-a554-a1b55fe2e997
Harvest Source Id 2a5c4dd8-eda9-4f03-abc3-fff8cfb80fc6
Harvest Source Title Education JSON
Homepage URL
Program Code 018:000
Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Government > U.S. Department of Education > Institute of Education Sciences > National Center for Education Statistics
Related Documents
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 3d3a3dce445dfa51b906aed7ad205aee5b950c41
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial United States
Temporal 1992/1993

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