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National Center for Education Statistics
The main source for education data in the United States is the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). They provide quick facts and stats as well as data that can be analyzed and downloaded.
National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) collects, analyzes and makes available data related to education in the U.S. and other nations.
Explore and download data from surveys relating to education from elementary school to post-secondary education.
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Under "Comparative Statistics" find options to export country data on topics such as, the economy, education, health, and industry.
Education & Employment
IPUMS Higher Ed
Provides data from surveys of graduates from college and doctoral degree programs.
National Longitudinal Surveys of Young (NLSY)
Access survey data over time on topics such as economic well-being, education, health, and family. Available for cohorts starting in 1979 and 1997, followed to the present.
Social Sciences Data Librarian