Enrollment Demographics for Post-Secondary Graduates in Colorado

data.colorado.gov | Last Updated 23 Sep 2019

Demographics for all enrollees in post-secondary institutions, including gender, race, etc. From the Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE), since 2001.

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This dataset has the following 19 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
yearyearnumberYear of record. Changes from source: derived by removing the {PREFIX} from Data Type field.
institutionNameinstitutionnametextThe name of the institution. Changes from source: 'Western State University' replaced 'Western State Colorado University' for older years records to maintain consistancy for queries on this university.
institutionLevelIdinstitutionlevelidnumberMachine readable coded number 2=College or 4=University. Change from source: derived from the original database field InstitutionType.
institutionLevelinstitutionleveltextHuman readable column. Changes from source: colum created and populated from the original database field InstitutionType by mapping the number value to 2=College 4=University.
institutionTypeinstitutiontypetextIndicates whether the university is public or private. Derived from the CDHE Colleges & Universities database.
taxTypetaxtypetextDescribes whether the institution is a non-profit or has another tax designation. Derived from the CDHE Colleges & Universities database.
divisiondivisiontextDescribes the agency aggregating the data. Derived from the CDHE Colleges & Universities database.
ageDescagedesctextThe age range of sample.
maxmaxnumberMaximum age from the age description. Changes from source: derived by splitting the ageDesc field and taking the higher end of the value as the max value. 'Over' is set to null values as an unbounded range, and treated as an empty value.
minminnumberMinimum age from the age description. Changes from source: derived by splitting the ageDesc field and taking the lower end of the value as the min value. 'Under' is set to null values as an unbounded range, treated as an empty value.
gendergendertextGender of student. Values are: Male, Female, Unknown
ethnicityethnicitytextEthnicity of student. Values are: Asian or Pacific Islander; Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; Native American or Alaskan Native; Non-Resident Alien; Unknown Ethnicity; White, non-Hispanic
studentLevelstudentleveltextStudent level as either Undergraduate or Graduate.
degreeLeveldegreeleveltextDegree level of the student. Values are: Associate, Bachelor, Certificate, Doctoral, Masters, OtherGraduate, Professional, Specialist.
residencyIdresidencyidnumberMachine readable coded column denoting if student is in-state or out-of-state. Derived from splitting the number from residency value. 'in-state' : 1, 'out-of-state' :2, 'unclassified/unspecified' :3
residencyresidencytextHuman readable column derived from original residency retaining the text value. Values are: In-State, Out-Of-State, Unclassified. Changes from source: Values of Unclassified, Unknown have been changed to 'Unclassified'
registrationStatusIdregistrationstatusidnumberMachine readable clolumn describes the current admission status of the student. Derived from splitting the Registration Status original value and retaining the number.
registrationStatusregistrationstatustextHuman readable column describes the current admission status of the student. Values include: Continuing or Readmit, First Time, High school concurrent, Study abroad, with no hours of any kind, Summer Only. Derived from splitting the Registration Status original value and retaining the text portion.
recordCountrecordcountnumberRecord Count. Changes from source: Replaced all * values to null values so that the field type can be treated as an integer field for numerical queries.