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Campus Security Statistics
Statistics on reported criminal offenses for over 6000 colleges and universities in the United States. Searchable by geographic region, state, city, type of institution, instructional program, name of institution, and number of students enrolled.

EFA (Education for All) Reports
These reports from 180 countries outline the progress towards education for all, as well as detailing shortcomings towards that goal since 1990.

Encyclopedia of Education Statistics
Presents data from The Condition of Education, The Digest of Education Statistics, and Projections of Education Statistics.

Search more than 1.2 million abstracts of documents and journal articles on education research and practice. Currently includes documents/articles from 1966-2000.

FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
Interactive form used to apply for federal student financial aid.

Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Data on institutions of higher education that can be used to chart trends in the field.

National Center for Education Statistics:  College Navigator
Search for information on over 9000 U.S. colleges and universities, based on location, program, or degree offerings, or a combination of these fields.

National Center for Education Statistics
Searchable databases of education reports and surveys.

National Public School and School District Locator
Find the correct name, address, telephone number, NCES ID number, locale (rural, large city, etc.), and other student and teacher information for public schools or school districts for school year 2005-2006.

Private School Locator
Retrieve information about a particular private school, or a group of schools, based on a selection of several available criteria.

School Code Search
Find the school codes required when filling out the FAFSA.

Last updated by on 02/12/2009