External Reports

General

Report Name Description Requested By Schedule
Common Data Set Used for common data points and popular press surveys. (Completed in November after 4th week enrollment). Staff Annually in November
IPEDS IPEDS is the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. It is a system of interrelated surveys conducted annually by the U.S. Department’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). IPEDS gathers information from every college, university, and technical and vocational institution that participates in the federal student financial aid programs. The Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, requires that institutions that participate in federal student aid programs report data on enrollments, program completions, graduation rates, faculty and staff, finances, institutional prices, and student financial aid. Staff Fall data by October 29, Winter data by February 25, Spring data by April 22
SCARF Student Centralized Administrative Reporting File. SCARF is a bulk data Extraction Transfer and Load (ETL) system for OUS Institutional Research. SCARF is an important source of information for the OUS Institutional Research Information System (IRIS). SCARF is also the basis for many of the IPEDS reports for OUS institutions.  Please see http://www.ous.edu/facts-reports/scarf for further details. Staff Fall Fourth Week data by October 31, Financial Aid EOY 2013-2014 by November 20, Fall End of Term data by January 2, Winter End of Term by March 31, Spring End of Term by June 23
US News & World Report Survey U.S. News & World Report Annual College Guide survey data submission. Staff Annually in May