Data from Kenyon and other institutions are also available from other sources. Below is a list of selected data source that you may find useful.
Consortium of Liberal Arts Colleges (CLAC)
The Consortium of Liberal Arts Colleges is an organization comprising many of the top liberal arts colleges in the United States, chartered to explore and promote the use of information technology in the service of our liberal arts educational missions.
The Five Colleges of Ohio (OHIO5)
A consortium of The College of Wooster, Denison University, Kenyon College, Oberlin College, and Ohio Wesleyan University.
Great Lakes College Association (GLCA)
The Great Lakes Colleges Association is a consortium of twelve, private liberal arts colleges located in Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio with a mission to preserve and strengthen its member institutions as private colleges of liberal arts and sciences.
American Association of University Professors (AAUP)
AAUP's purpose is to advance academic freedom and shared governance, to define fundamental professional values and standards for higher education, and to ensure higher education's contribution to the common good.
National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO)
Located in Washington, D.C., NACUBO serves a membership of more than 2,500 colleges, universities, and higher education service providers across the country.
Knowledge Management for Higher Education (HigherED.org)
HigherEd.org focuses on providing knowledge management (KM) for higher education.
Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
CIC is the major national service organization for all small and mid-sized, independent, liberal arts colleges and universities in the U.S.
Higher Education Data Sharing Consortium (HEDS)
Kenyon College is a member of the Higher Education Data Sharing (HEDS) Consortium, which consists of more than one hundred small, private, nonprofit institutions around the country that are committed to sharing and using information to more fully enact their missions and promote effective liberal arts education.
Consortium on Financing Higher Education (COFHE)
A consortium of 31 private colleges and universities that share data. The Web site lists member institutions and gives access to reports to its members only.
College Results OnLine
This interactive web tool, created by the Education Trust, allows you to learn more about student graduation rates at four year colleges and universities.
Campus level data on student income, race and ethnicity, and student loan usage that can be compared over time and across universities.
Integrated Post Education Data Sharing System (IPEDS)
Data from federally mandated surveys on institutional characteristics, enrollments, finances, staff, tuition and fees, and financial aid for all postsecondary institutions receiving federal funding. IPEDS is the core data collection program for NCES.
IPEDS College Opportunities On-Line (COOL)
A tool to obtain information on any institution. Helpful to parents and prospective students in comparing schools.
IPEDS Data Center
Look up and compare data on colleges and universities using the IPEDS database.
Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP)
System of classifying fields of study by IPEDS for the reporting of majors.
National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Easily accessible data, aggregated by state and nationally, on all levels of education in the US: e.g., high school and college graduates, enrollments in post-secondary institutions, degrees awarded, distance learning, and income of college graduates.
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Data on domestic and international resources for science, engineering, and technology.
Tool to access a large body of statistical data collected by NSF on science and engineering at U.S. academic institutions.
U.S. Census Bureau
Data from the 2000 U.S. census and data at the county and state levels on such topics as income, poverty level, and housing.
Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC)
A national information system providing access to education literature and resources.
U.S Population Clock Projection
The United States resident population growth clock according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Inflation calculator, consumer price index, employment rates, productivity, etc.
North Central Higher Learning Commission Association (HLC) The Higher Learning Commission is part of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The Association was founded in 1895 and is one of six regional institutional accrediting associations in the United States.Statistical Software Help Guides
The following links contain information on how to acquire a data set from Qualtrics and analyze it using a the specified statistical package. The purpose of these guides is to provide example guidelines and syntax for anyone wishing to analyze their own data. This page introduces the essence of the technique used, but does not provide a comprehensive description of how to use it. These are guidelines for the versions of the software that are specified. Updated versions may have differing commands.
Stata 12 is a general purpose statistical software package used in statistical analysis, simulations, and regressions, among other things. To download Stata 12 for your computer, follow the instructions listed here.
RStudio is a free and open-source integrated development enviornment (IDE) for R, which is a programming language for statistical computing and graphics. To download RStudio, follow the instructions listed here.
U.S. News & World Report
Guide to U.S. News and World Report rankings of institutions.
The Association for Institutional Research (AIR)
Home page of the national Institutional Research organization. Contact information to many institutional research offices across the country at http://www.hedsconsortium.org/members/.
Delta Cost Project
The Delta Cost Project focuses on using public data and strong analysis to understand how colleges and universities are spending money and identifying the biggest cost drivers in various education sectors. The Project began as an initiative under the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) but the analytic work has been taken over by the American Institutes for Research since 2012. The data provided by the Project are clean, comparable, and unbiased and serve as a great resource for those interested in understanding the rising costs of higher education in America.