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National Postsecondary Student Aid Study, 1999-2000

Metadata Updated: November 10, 2020

The National Postsecondary Student Aid Study, 1999-2000 (NPSAS:2000), is a study that is part of the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS) program; program data is available since 1989-90 at NPSAS:2000 ( 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:2000 was the first to employ a web-based instrument for collection of institutional records. NPSAS:2000 contains the data on a sample of about 70,200 postsecondary students who were enrolled at any time between July 1, 1999 and June 30, 2000 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 89 percent. Statistics produced from the NPSAS:2000 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_2002152
Data First Published 2003-11-14
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2003-11-14
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency R/P4Y
Bureau Code 018:50
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Data Quality True
Harvest Object Id 4b8f1f75-3cbf-420e-884a-919c00deb473
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
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Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 65dba703ccb500d7f89fd3c2126dec942a0748ef
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial United States
Temporal 1999/2000

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