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University student information system (USIS), 1972-2000.

This survey collected annual information from degree-granting universities and colleges in Canada on individual student characteristics and their study programs including gender, age, citizenship, geographic source of student, field of study, level, type of attendance (full-time/part-time and year of graduation).

Series title: 
University student information system (USIS)
Data creator: 
Statistics Canada. Education, Culture and Tourism Division
Ottawa, Ont.: Statistics Canada.
Date of distribution: 
2005 Oct 6th
Geographic coverage: 

Canada, provinces

Time period: 
Data are collected for all units of the target population, therefore no sampling is done.
Ottawa, Ont.: Statistics Canada.
Date of collection: 
1972 to 2000 Mar 31st
Mode of data collection: 

Data are collected directly from survey respondents and extracted from administrative files.

Extent of file: 
5 data files (MSExcel and .csv formats; number of logical records varies) and accompanying documentation.

Enrollments files 1972-1979, 1980-1989 and 1990-1997 were purchased as a custom product by an OISE faculty research grant.

The last year of data collection was 2000. This has been replaced by the Postsecondary Student Information System (PSIS).

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