Description of Data Element 01086





NAME:         Total Institutional Grade Points                                  



NUMBER:       01086                                                             



FILES/TABLES: RET   SDCF                                                        



INTENT:                                                                         
   Community Colleges Follow-Up Study                                           



DEFINITION:                                                                     
   Total institutional grade points generated in current degree                 
   level (Undergraduate, Graduate, First Professional) by student               
   at this institution, based on a 4.0 system, prior to the                     
   reporting term.  Does not include non-instructional credit                   
   awarded (CLEP, etc.).                                                        



EDIT:                                                                           
   DIAGNOSTIC MESSAGE                                     ERROR LEVEL           
   NON-NUMERIC                                            CRITICAL              
        SDCF                                                                    
   TOTAL INSTITUTIONAL GPA GT 5.0                         CRITICAL              
        SDCF <                                                                  
   TOTAL INSTITUTIONAL GPA GT 4.0 AND <= 5.0              WARNING               
        SDCF <                                                                  
   FREQUENCY COUNTS WILL BE PERFORMED ON                  FREQUENCY             
        SDCF <                                                                  



CODING INSTRUCTIONS:                                                            
   Must be numeric                                                              



DATABASE INFORMATION:                                                           
   PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 9(4)V9                                                 
   COLUMN NAME:          TOT_INST_GRD_PTS                                       
   SHORT NAME:           GPAIPNTS                                               



CREATE-CHANGE DATE:  08/22/03                                                   



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