The Common Data Set (CDS) initiative is a collaborative effort among data providers in the higher education community and publishers as represented by the College Board, Peterson's, and U.S. News & World Report. The combined goal of this collaboration is to improve the quality and accuracy of information provided to all involved in a student's transition into higher education.
|Section A: General Information|
|Section I: Instructional Faculty and Class Size|
|Section D: Transfer Admission||Section J: Degrees Conferred|
|Section E: Academic Offerings and Policies||Common Data Set Definitions|
|Section F: Undergraduate Student Life|