Description of Data Element 01456





NAME:         Cohort Reporting Category                                         



NUMBER:       01456                                                             



FILES/TABLES: RET                                                               
COMPONENTS:   01413                                                             



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



DEFINITION:                                                                     
   A category of reporting defined for a student.  For student-                 
   right-to-know reporting this identifies a student as receiving               
   athletically-related financial aid.                                          



CODING INSTRUCTIONS:                                                            
   For reporting students in sports categories for IPEDS graduation             
   rate reporting use codes 1 though 5.  For SUS retention reporting            
   code up to 35 characters of description to categorize the student            
   in a particular group such as 'College of Education', etc.                   



TABLE VALUES:                                                                   
   1              Football                                                      
   2              Basketball                                                    
   3              Baseball                                                      
   4              Cross-Country/Track                                           
   5              All other sports combined                                     



DATABASE INFORMATION:                                                           
   PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: X(35)                                                  
   COLUMN NAME:          COHORT_CATG                                            
   SHORT NAME:           CATEG                                                  



CREATE-CHANGE DATE:  01/09/97                                                   



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