Description of Data Element 01434





NAME:         Number of Terms Attended                                          



NUMBER:       01434                                                             



FILES/TABLES: RET                                                               
COMPONENTS:   01051                                                             



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



DEFINITION:                                                                     
   The total number of terms which the student has attended the                 
   institution as a degree-seeking student during the designated                
   time.                                                                        



ALGORITHM:                                                                      
   This is a count of the total number of terms during which a                  
   student attended the institution. Terms in which Student                     
   Classification Level (01060) is coded 'N' will not be counted                
   in the Total Number of Terms Attended.                                       



DATABASE INFORMATION:                                                           
   PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 9(2)                                                   
   COLUMN NAME:          NBR_TERMS_ATTENDED                                     
   SHORT NAME:           TERMCNT                                                



CREATE-CHANGE DATE:  04/30/96                                                   



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