Description of Data Element 01115





NAME:         Writing Score                                                     



NUMBER:       01115                                                             



FILES/TABLES: ADM   RET                                                         



INTENT:                                                                         
   EEO Reports                                                                  
   Retention/Attrition                                                          
   Program Review                                                               



DEFINITION:                                                                     
   A composite raw score assigned to the applicant to capture a             <   
   generic writing score for either SAT or GRE based on the                 <   
   Admissions Test Indicator (01166).  The SAT is a three digit             <   
   score ranging 200 - 800.  For GRE the range is 010-060; no score         <   
   will be reported as 999.                                                 <   



EDIT:                                                                           
   DIAGNOSTIC MESSAGE                                     ERROR LEVEL           
   NE 010-060, 999                                        CRITICAL              
        ADM  <                                                                  
   NE 200-800, 999                                        CRITICAL              
        ADM                                                                     
   NON-NUMERIC                                            CRITICAL              
        ADM                                                                     



CODING INSTRUCTIONS:                                                            
   Code 999 in this element if the student does not report this                 
   score. The SAT is a three digit score with a valid range of              <   
   200 - 600.  The GRE is a two digit score with a valid range of           <   
   0.0 - 6.0 in half point increments and should be reported as             <   
   010 - 060 where last digit is a 0 or a 5 (format picture 99V9)           <   



DATABASE INFORMATION:                                                           
   PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 9(3)                                                   
   COLUMN NAME:          WRITE__SCORE                                           
   SHORT NAME:           WRITESCE                                               



CREATE-CHANGE DATE:  08/18/06                                                   



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