Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Surveys

Federally Mandated Reporting/Disclosure Form

Program Title and Description:

Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Surveys

Includes: C - Completions Survey; EF - Fall Enrollment Survey; 12-month Enrollment Survey; F - Finance Survey; GRS - Graduation Rate Survey; 150% Graduate Rate Survey; IC - Institutional Characteristics; L - Academic Libraries; Human Resources Survey, to include the S - Fall Staff Survey and SA - Salaries, Tenure, and Fringe Benefits of Full-Time Instructional Faculty Survey; SFA - Student Financial Aid; Admissions Survey; and Outcome Measures Survey

Who is Responsible for Reporting?

Primary Contact
Dr. Michelle Olsen, Director of Institutional Research

Where is Report Physically Located?

Office of Institutional Research

What Should be Reported?

As indicated by the title of each survey, information about students; programs completed; University finances; graduation rates; specified institutional characteristics; tuition, fees, and financial aid awarded; library data; faculty and staff counts; salaries and benefits of full-time instructional faculty; and awards' outcome measures.

When Should it be Reported?

The IPEDS surveys are filed in accordance to the schedule provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. There are three time periods during which selected reports are to be submitted.


Institutional Characteristics 10/16/19

Completions (C) 10/6/19

12-Month Enrollment: 10/16/19



Student Financial Aid: 2/12/20

Graduation Rates 150%: 2/12/20

Graduation Rates 200%: 2/20/20

Admissions: 2/12/20

Outcome Measures: 2/12/20


Fall Enrollment: 3/5/20

Finance: 4/6/20

Human Resources: 2/13/20

Academic Libraries: 4/2/20

Where is it to be Reported?

To the National Center for Education Statistics. The Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education also has access to the surveys during the transmission process.

Why Should it be Reported?

These surveys are reported in compliance with the National Center for Education Statistics' (NCES) mission "to collect, analyze, and disseminate statistics and other information related to education in the United States. “NCES is authorized by law under the Section 153 of the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 (P.L. 107-279). Accordingly, NCES "shall collect, report, analyze, and disseminate statistical data related to education in the United States and in other nations… The completion of all IPEDS surveys, in a timely and accurate manner, is mandatory for all institutions that participate in or are applicants for participation in any Federal financial assistance program authorized by Title IV of the Higher Education Act (HEA) of 1965, as amended. The completion of the surveys is mandated by 20 USC 1094, Section 487(a)(17) and 34 CFR 668.14(b)(19).”

How is it Reported?

The surveys are filed electronically using a website established by the National Center for Educational Statistics.

If notification is required, how is it reported?