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. 

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Education Associations

The American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
The American Association of Colleges and Universities is a global membership organization dedicated to advancing the democratic purposes of higher education by promoting equity, innovation, and excellence in liberal education. 

American Council on Education (ACE) 
The American Council on Education (ACE) is a membership organization that mobilizes the higher education community to shape effective public policy and foster innovative, high-quality practice.

Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Ohio (AICUO)
AICUO seeks to strengthen student financial aid programs and bring about a greater understanding of the benefits and contributions of Ohio independent colleges and universities. 

Consortium on High Achievement and Success (CHAS)
CHAS was founded in 2000, to address concerns raised by Black and Latinx students pertaining to their academic and social experiences at a handful of selective liberal arts institutions. 

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.

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.

Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)
The mission of the Council on Undergraduate Research is to support and promote high-quality mentored undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative inquiry. 

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
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.

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.

The Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges (OFIC) 
The Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges (OFIC) helps students by soliciting financial support from corporate donors that believe strongly in higher education. 

Institutional Research Consortia

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.

General Information Sources

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.

U.S. Government Links

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.

Accrediting Organization

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 

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 17
Stata 17 is a general purpose statistical software package used in statistical analysis, simulations, and regressions, among other things. Instructions for downloading Stata 17.

RStudio is a free and open-source integrated development environment (IDE) for R, which is a programming language for statistical computing and graphics. Instructions for downloading RStudio.

Other Links

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

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.