Common Data Set

​The Common Data Set (CDS) initiative is a collaborative effort among data providers in the higher education community and rankings and ratings publishers to facilitate and standardize data collections with the goal of improving the quality and accuracy of information used for ratings and rankings.

For more information about the CDS, see the Common Data Set Initiative webpage​​.

wdt_ID Section Information
1 2017-2018 CDS ​Definitions​
2 ​Section A General Information
3 ​Section B Enrollment and Persistence
4 ​Section C First-Time, First-Year (Freshman) Admission
5 ​Section D​ Transfer Admission
6 ​Section E Academic Offerings and Policies
7 ​Section F Student Life
8 Section G Annual Expenses
9 ​​Section H Financial Aid
10 ​​Section I Instructional Faculty and Class Size
11 Section J Degrees Conferred​