U.S. Department of Education
Federal Student Aid Data Center: The federal government's centralized source for information relating to the federal financial assistance programs. The information available in the Data Center is divided into four categories; student aid data, school data, Federal Family Education Loan reports, and business information resources.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates for Schools: The U.S. Department of Education releases official cohort default rates once per year. The FY 2012 official 3-year cohort default rates were delivered to both domestic and foreign schools on September 28, 2015,
International Data Library, The website presents data from a range of sources and compare different facets of education in the United States with those of other countries.
Postsecondary On-campus Crimes Statistical Table: Digest of Education Statistics 2013: On-campus crimes, arrests, and referrals for disciplinary action at degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by location of incident, control and level of institution, and type of incident: 2001 through 2011
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates for Schools: View the 3-year cohort default rate on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY),
International Data Library (U.S Department of Education). The tables present data from a range of sources and compare different facets of education in the United States with those of other countries. The source note of each table contains a link to the original publication in which the data appeared.
National Center for Education Statistics
Data Lab: The U.S. Department of Education reports the results of a number of data collection efforts through the Data Lab, including the Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002), and PostSecondary Education.
Data Tools: The website provides access to several U.S. Department of Education products, including College Navigator which provides a link to nearly 7,000 colleges and universities in the United States.
State Education Data Profiles: State Education Data profiles website for statewide information in elementary/secondary education characteristics and finance, postsecondary education, public libraries, assessments, and selected demographics for all states.
U.S. Census Bureau
Educational Attainment Data Website: The bureau's main page for various educational attainment surveys, including:
- American Community Survey (ACS)
- Current Population Survey (CPS)
- Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP)
- The Decennial Census
Income Data: The Census Bureau reports income from several major household surveys and programs. Each of these surveys differs from the others in some way, such as the length and detail of its questionnaire, the number of households included (sample size), and the methodology used to collect and process the data.
Data Tools and Apps: Link to Census Bureau information using interactive applications to get statistics from multiple surveys.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
National Association of State Student Grant and Aid Programs (NASSGAP) Annual Surveys: This website provides access to data from an annual survey regarding state-funded expenditures for student financial aid and illustrates the extent of efforts made by the states to assist postsecondary students.
National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS) Information Center: The NCHEMS website provides state policymakers and analysts timely and accurate data and information useful in making sound higher education policy decisions. At the website you'll find comparative data for states and counties, and useful contextual information.
Required Federal Disclosures
NAICU has assembled guidance for member institutions regarding information disclosures required under federal law and guidance issued by the U.S. Department of Education.
Information Required to Be Disclosed Under the Higher Education Act of 1965: A Supplemental Report (November 2011)
Campus Safety and Security Reporting Handbook (June 2016)
Campus Safety and Security Reporting Handbook (February 2011)
Information Required to Be Disclosed Under the Higher Education Act of 1965: Suggestions for Dissemination (November 2009)