Description of Data Element 01429
NAME: Cohort Type
SUS Retention Study
Student Right-To-Know Reporting
The categorization of a student within a Cohort Group as
defined for SUS Retention and Federal Student Right-To-Know
Students selected for inclusion within each Cohort Year are those
whose Date of Most Recent Admission, 01413, (or Date of Entry,
01064, prior to summer 1993) equals Term Identifier, 01051, and
whose Classification Level (01060) is either L (lower division
undergraduate) or U (upper division undergraduate). Degree,
Highest Level Held (01112) must be less than a Bachelors.
Students are categorized by Cohort Type according to the values
reported in Type of Student at Date of Entry or Type of Student
at Time of Most Recent Admission.
Students classified as a 'B' (Beginner-First-Time-In-College) and
'E' (Early Admit) in Type of Student at Date of Entry (01068) or
Type of Student at Time of Most Recent Admission (01413 -starting
Summer 1993) are the values selected for SUS and Federal FTIC
The following criteria is used to classify students as Florida
public community college transfers.
For Cohort Type 'A' - transfer from a Florida public community
college the following additional criteria must be met.
(1) Type of Student at Date of Entry (01068) equals 'J' or Type
of Student at Time of Most Recent Admission (01413 -
starting summer 1993) equals 'J'.
(2) Highest Degree Held (1112) equals associates (A).
after summer 1992) equals a Florida Public Community
(3) Last Institution (01067) equals a Florida Public Community
College, or Institution granting Highest Degree (01411)
must equal a Florida Public Community College (beginning
The student is designated as 'C' (Non-AA Florida Public
Community College transfer if the following conditions are met.
(1) Type of Student at Date of Entry (01068) or Type of Student
at Time of Most Recent Admission (01413 - starting in summer
1993) equals 'J'.
(2) Highest Degree held (01112) does not equal associate or
(3) Last Institution Code (01067) equals a Florida Public
B Beginner, First-Time-In-College
H Dually Enrolled High School
E Early Admit, Prior to High School Graduation
A AA Transfer From a Florida Public Community College
C Florida Public Community College Transfer-No AA Degree
U Other Undergraduate Transfer
P Pharmacy (PharmD) <
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: X(1)
COLUMN NAME: COHORT_TYPE
SHORT NAME: COHTYPE
CREATE-CHANGE DATE: 04/15/04
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