Description of Data Element 01430





NAME:         Cohort Year                                                       



NUMBER:       01430                                                             



FILES/TABLES: RET                                                               
COMPONENTS:   01051                                                             



INTENT:                                                                         
   SUS Retention Study                                                          
   Student Right-To-Know Reporting                                              



DEFINITION:                                                                     
   The academic year used to establish a Cohort Group for                       
   SUS Retention and Federal Student Right-To-Know Reporting.                   



ALGORITHM:                                                                      
   Cohort Year is derived using Term Identifier (01051).                        
   For example, for students entering in summer term 1996 or                    
   fall term 1996 or spring term 1997, Cohort Year would be                     
   represented as '1996'.                                                       



DATABASE INFORMATION:                                                           
   PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: X(4)                                                   
   COLUMN NAME:          COHORT_YEAR                                            
   SHORT NAME:           COHYR                                                  



CREATE-CHANGE DATE:  04/30/96                                                   



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