The Common Data Set is a questionnaire developed by the College Board in conjunction with universities and publishers to more easily make available certain important data about American universities. This nationally known survey is a useful tool for prospective students and their parents, as well as a means for universities to easily compare themselves with peer institutions. This questionnaire is used by various publishers as a primary data source for ranking and comparing undergraduate institutions. The PDF documents are available from the links to the right.

The Common Data Set provides information on the following topics:

  1. General Information about the University of Arizona
  2. Enrollment and Persistence
  3. First-Time, First-Year (Freshman) Admission
  4. Transfer Admission
  5. Academic Offerings and Policies
  6. Student Life
  7. Annual Expenses - Tuition, Fees, Room and Board
  8. Financial Aid
  9. Instructional Faculty and Class Size; Student-to-Faculty Ratio
  10. Undergraduate Degrees Conferred - by area of study

For more information on the development of this survey:

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