2017-2018 Updated IPEDS Fall Collection Tutorials

The 2017-2018 Fall IPEDS Data Collection Cycle is now open. AIR is pleased to announce 16 updated video tutorials (as of September 5) related to survey components. Funded and approved by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the tutorials are free of charge and available below:



2017-18 Institutional Characteristics Overview Tutorial​

2017-18 Institutional Ch​aracteristics Key Concept Tutorials

  • Cost of Attendance

  • Distance Education

  • Academic Year and Net Price Data

  • First-Time Students

  • Tuition vs. Price of Attendance


2017-18 IPEDS 12-month Enrollment Overview Tutorial​​​​

​2017-18 IPEDS 12-month Enrollment Key Concept Tutorials

  • Who to Include

  • Edit Explanations and Context Boxes

  • Fall vs. 12-month Enrollment

  • Full-Time Equivalent Enrollment Credit Hours

  • Full-Time Equivalent Enrollment Contact Hours


2017-18 IPEDS Completions Overview Tutorial​​

2017-18 IPEDS Completions Key Concept Tutorials

  • Completions vs. Completers

  • Distance Education Data

  • Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Codes

For the complete library of IPEDS video tutorials, visit the IPEDS Tutorials ​page. ​