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The data definitions presented in this web page are representative of the information collected, assembled, and reported in the Office of Institutional Effectiveness. These data are used for external required reporting and for informing constituents, stakeholders, and the campus community.

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Data Term Definition of Term Source of Definition

A

Academic Calendar

The Academic Calendar of the university shall provide for an academic year minimally consisting of two sixteen week semesters totaling no fewer than 146 instructional days plus five final exam days each semester.

KBOR Policy Manual
Academic Year An academic year is defined as consecutive Summer + Fall + Spring terms.; KHEDS Manual
Accelerated Program Term Codes

Students in accelerated programs (AOP) are enrolled in terms as follows:  Year (YYYY) and then a 31 for summer (i.e. 201831), 51 for fall (i.e. 201851), and 11 for Spring (i.e. 201911).

STV Codes STVTERM
Acronyms

ESU = Emporia State University

FTE = Full Time Equivalency

IPEDS - CDS = Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System - Common Data Set

KBOR = Kansas Board of Regents

KHEDS = Kansas Higher Education Data System

SCH = Student Credit Hours

STV = Code Validation Tables in Banner Relational Database

Representative Entities
Active Student A status code (AS) assigned to a student who has a standing of active, meaning that they are eligible to enroll in courses in a given term.

STV Codes STVSTST

Asian Asian includes any student who has origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent. This are includes, for example Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam. KHEDS Manual
Audit Enrollment Students who enroll in courses with the understanding that the assigned grade will be either V (satisfactory completion) or VN (unsatisfactory completion), and such courses cannot be used to satisfy course or hour requirements toward a degree. ESU University Catalog

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Baccalaureate Degree

a) A degree requiring the equivalent of at least four academic years of full-time postsecondary study consisting of courses totaling a minimum of 120 semester credit hours in the liberal arts, sciences, or professional fields.

b) Incorporating in its program design the equivalent of two or more academic years of full-time study consisting of courses totaling a minimum of 60 semester credit hours from institutions that have a majority of degree conferrals at or above the baccalaureate level, and a minimum of 45 semester credit hours in upper division courses.

c) The degree shall require distinct specialization, i.e., a "major," which should entail approximately the equivalent of one academic year of work in the main subject plus one academic year in related subjects, or two academic years in closely related subjects within a liberal arts interdisciplinary program.

d) The equivalent of the first two academic years of full-time study (associate degree programs ordinarily require 64, but in some cases may extend up to 72, semester credit hours) may be from institutions that have a majority of degree conferrals below the baccalaureate level.

KBOR Policy Manual

Black or African American

Black or African American includes any student who has origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa. Terms such as "Haitian" can be used in addition to "Black" or "African American"

KHEDS Manual

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Campus

The campus designation code is used to identify the location for instruction delivery. The codes as assigned in the Banner relational database are:

OFF = Off Campus

ESU = ESU (Main Campus)

EMP = ESU (Owned Off campus-Emporia)

STV Codes STVCAMP
Census Day/20th Day The designated day in an academic term, after most drops/adds have been completed, when the institution takes official enrollment counts. The census data is defined as the 20th day of classes in a semester. KBOR Policy Manual
Classification

High School - attending ESU and has yet to graduate from high school

Freshman - completed 30 semester hours counted toward degree

Sophomore - completed 30-59 semester hours counted toward degree

Junior - completed 60-89 semester hours counted toward degree

Senior - completed 90 or more semester hours counted toward degree

ESU University Catalog
Concurrent Undergraduate Student

Students who are enrolled in high school and are taking courses as a part-time student at Emporia State University.

ESU University Catalog
Course Delivery Method

The assignment of delivery method type as identified in the Banner relational database. The codes are assigned at the course section level.

TL2 = Telenet2 (Not used)

P = Practicum

TO = Test Out

N = Internship

B = Lab

C = Lecture/Lab

L = Lecture

T = Television

I = Independent Study

MLC = ESU-KC

IDL = Internet Distance Learning

PDS = Prof Development Series

WEB = Web-Based / BlackBoard

VID = Video Tape

OCL = Off-Campus Lecture

D = Discussion

DS = Directed Studies

ITV = Interactive Television

S = Studio

OOS = Out of State On Site

IDT = IDT/IT  Hybrid 1

CT = Competency Test

TH = Thesis

ST = Student Teaching

SA = Study Abroad

AP = Applied Music

AC = Activity/Performance Course

SPR = SLIM Professional Development

STV Codes STVSCHD
Course Levels

As per the course numbering system:

000-099 No credit courses (Hours may not be included in the 120 hour requirement for degree.)

100-299 Lower division, undergraduate. Designed as first-year and sophomore courses.

300-499 Upper division, undergraduate. Designed as junior and senior courses.

500-699 Upper division, undergraduate. Primarily for juniors and seniors, with enrollment of less than 50% Graduate I students.

700-799 Graduate and upper division. For Graduate I students primarily, with enrollment of less than 50% undergraduate students.

800-899 Designed primarily for Graduate I students.

900-999 Designed primarily for Graduate II students.

ESU University Catalog
Course Numbering

A student is advised to select classes appropriate to their classification; however, any course may be taken within the limits imposed by other regulations of the departments, colleges, schools or the university.

ESU University Catalog
Credit Hour

One on-campus class credit is defined as 1 class hour (50 minutes) of classroom or direct faculty instruction per week and a minimum of 2 class hours of out-of-class student work each week for a minimum of 15 weeks. Courses with shorter or longer duration would have the number of class hours per week adjusted so as to be equivalent to the work done in 15 weeks.

ESU University Catalog
Credit Hours Attempted

Total number of credit hours, to the nearest tenth, in which the student is enrolled for the reporting term. It includes all courses and their prerequisites that count toward earning an award, degree or Certificate of Completion from a stand-alone program.

KHEDS Manual
Cumulative Credit Hours Earned

The cumulative credit hours earned at the current level (Undergraduate or specific graduate award level) as of the end of the academic year.

KHEDS Manual

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Distance Education

Distance Education provides educational opportunities for students in alternate formats, through conventional on-site instruction at off-campus sites, and via mediated delivery systems such as the Internet, web-conferencing, IP Video, lecture-capture, podcasting and various other connective video formats. ESU University Catalog

Distance Learning Credit

One distance learning credit is defined as an equivalent amount of instruction and student work leading to equivalent learning outcomes, as required for an on-campus class as defined in an on-campus credit. ESU University Catalog

Doctor's Degree

a) A degree granted to those who successfully complete an educational program requiring three or more academic years of full-time study or the equivalent in part-time attendance beyond the baccalaureate degree and may be either a research degree or a professional practice degree. For the research degree and the professional practice degree:

(i) Study for a closely related master's degree may be counted toward doctoral requirements.

(ii) The doctor's degree shall represent a student's ability to perform independently basic or applied research at the level of the professional scholar or to perform independently the work of a profession that involves the highest levels of knowledge and expertise.

(iii) Requirements for the degree shall include demonstration of mastery of a significant body of knowledge through comprehensive examination, unless a graduate must pass a similar examination in order to be admitted to professional practice in Kansas.

b) In addition, for the research degree:

(i) Evidence of competence in independent research, usually in the form of a doctoral dissertation is required.

(ii) The curricular program shall be appropriately broad and shall manifest full understanding of the level and range of doctoral scholarship, the function of a dissertation and its defense, the nature of comprehensive examination, and the distinction between matriculation and degree candidacy.

KBOR Policy Manual

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E-ID Number For a given student, the college assigned identification number is the unique college assigned identification number. The ESU college assigned identification number is referred to as the E-ID Number. KHEDS Manual
Educational Specialist Degree A degree granted to those who successfully complete an educational program requiring not less that one year of academic work or the equivalent in part-time attendance beyond the master's degree in the field of education. KBOR Policy Manual
Enrolled Count The number of students enrolled in the course section as of the term census date. It includes students who withdrew after the census date. It does not include students that dropped prior to the beginning of the course. KHEDS Manual
Enrolled Student Any student enrolled in a postsecondary level course on the 20th day, those students who are enrolled in a course that begins and ends before the 20th day, and those students who are enrolled in a course that starts after the 20th day provided they are still enrolled as of the course's census day. KHEDS Manual
Enrollment Report An informational document compiled by the Office of Institutional Effectiveness which provides a detailed representation of the current day/term enrollment metrics. The report provides a year-to-year/term-to-term/date-to-date comparison snapshot of enrollment data as related to headcounts, student credit hours, full-time equivalencies (FTE), residency status, student type, student level, student classification, and delivery mode including online, off-campus, and on-campus.  Institutional Effectiveness

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First-Time Entering Student A student attending any institution for the first time at the level enrolled. Includes students enrolled in the fall term who attended a postsecondary institution for the first time at the same level in the prior summer term. Also includes students who entered with advanced standing (college credit earned before graduation from high school). IPEDS - CDS
First-Time, First-Year Freshman Student

A student attending any institution for the first time at the undergraduate level. Includes students enrolled in the fall term who attended college for the first time in the prior summer term. Also includes students who entered with advanced standing (college credits earned before graduation from high school).

IPEDS - CDS
First-Time Graduate Student A student entering the institution as a graduate student during the reporting term. KHEDS Manual
First Term Enrolled The term that a student enrolled for the First-Time at ESU. This term date is applicable to students who are becoming a true postsecondary student. High School students are not identified in this category, as they have yet to graduate from high school. KHEDS Manual
First Generation Student Status The first generation student status is self-reported on the admissions application. The first generation status is identified by a student declaring that neither of their parents has ever enrolled in postsecondary education. KHEDS Manual
Formal Instruction Instruction may take place in a variety of modes. Typical venues for student instruction are lecture, lab, online, distance, field experiences, music ensembles, studio experiences, and practicum experiences. ESU University Catalog
Full-Time Equivalency (FTE) Enrollment The Full-Time Equivalency (FTE) enrollment is a calculated metric that is derived by dividing the total number of credit hours generated in an academic year by a predetermined number based on the level of credit hours produced. To determine the Undergraduate level Full-Time Equivalency enrollment, the total number of annual undergraduate credit hours generated is divided by 30. To calculate the Graduate level Full-Time Equivalency enrollment, the total number of annual graduate level credit hours generated is divided by 24. IPEDS/KHEDS Manual
Full-Time Status - Graduate Student Full-time graduate load is 9 hours in the fall, spring and summer semesters for enrollment verification and Financial Aid purposes. ESU University Catalog
Full-Time Status - Undergraduate Student

Full-time undergraduate load is 12 hours in the fall and spring semesters and 9 hours in the summer session for financial aid and enrollment verification purposes.

ESU University Catalog

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Grades

A = Superior

B = Good

C = Average

D = Poor

F = Failure

XF = Failure - Academic Dishonesty

AW = Administrative Withdrawal

W = Withdrawal

I = Incomplete

IP = In Progress - class is still in progress

N = No Credit

P = Passing

S = Satisfactory - completion of course - credits do not count toward degree

U = Unsatisfactory

V = Visitor or Audit - successful audit of a course

VN = All conditions of the audit were not met

Y = Instructor did not turn in grade

ESU University Catalog
Grade Points

A computed number based on assigned grade.

A = 4.0

A- = 3.7

B+ = 3.3

B = 3.0

B- = 2.7

C+ = 2.3

C = 2.0

D = 1.0

F = 0.0

XF = 0.0

ESU University Catalog
Graduate I Course Levels Courses and thesis for master's students who will ordinarily have accumulated from one through 30 graduate hours and students enrolled in professional schools (law, veterinary medicine, M.D., architecture, etc.). ESU University Catalog
Graduate II Course Levels Courses for specialists and doctoral students who will ordinarily have completed more than 30 hours of graduate work. ESU University Catalog
Graduate Degree-Seeking Student A student enrolled in courses at the graduate level who are recognized by the institution as seeking a Masters degree, Education Specialist degree, or Doctorate degree. ESU University Catalog
Graduate Non-Degree Seeking Student A student enrolled in courses above the undergraduate level who are not seeking a graduate degree.  This would include those in Post-Baccalaureate Certificate programs, Licensure programs, and those not seeking any formal degree or award. ESU University Catalog
Graduate Student A student who holds a bachelors or equivalent, and is taking courses at the post-baccalaureate level. IPEDS - CDS

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Hispanic/Latino

An individual who traces his or her origin or descent to Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Central or South America, or other Spanish cultures, regardless of the race. The term "Spanish origin" can be used in addition to "Hispanic" or "Latino". KHEDS Manual

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International Student

A person who is not a citizen or national of the United States and who is in this country on a visa or temporary basis and does not have the right to remain indefinitely. IPEDS - CDS

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Laboratory Credit

One laboratory credit is defined as a minimum of 2 class hours of work each week in a laboratory under the supervision of a lab supervisor or instruction and an expectation of 1 class hour of additional out-of-class student work each week. ESU University Catalog

Load

The normal load for an undergraduate student is 15 or 16 hours of credit per semester. ESU University Catalog

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Majors Report

A document compiled and distributed internally to inform constituents of the number of students enrolled in their respective first majors. The report includes disaggregation of students by level (UG/GR), college/school, department, and major discipline of study. The majors report is a complementary report that is disseminated with the enrollment report during peak recruitment cycle time frames. This report is intended to align with the enrollment report and does not include a students second major, minor, or concentration of study. The report identifies key areas where enrollment emphasis can be identified and to inform continuing student enrollment strategies.

Institutional Effectiveness

Master's Degree

a) A degree granted to those who successfully complete an educational program in the liberal arts and sciences or a professional field, and

b) Requiring not less than one year of academic work or the equivalent in part-time attendance beyond the baccalaureate degree.

c) The currciulum shall specialize in a single discipline or single occupational or professional area and culmunate in a demonstration of mastery such as a research thesis, a work of art, or the solution of a practical professional problem.

d) A professional practice master's degree may be authorized for study beyond fulfillment of undergraduate requirements approve by the Office if the total period of study is at least five academic years.

KBOR Policy Manual

Matriculation Term

The first term in which a student attends Emporia State University.

STV Codes STVTERM

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Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Includes any student who has origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands. KHEDS Manual

New Transfer Student

A student who is new to the institution, but who has previously attended another postsecondary institution after completion of high school.

KHEDS Manual

Nonresident alien

A person who is not a citizen or national of the United States and who is in this country on a visa or temporary basis and does not have the right to remain indefinitely.

IPEDS - CDS

Number of Credit Hours Passed

Of the number of credit hours attempted, how many of those hours were passed or completed successfully in the case where grades are not issued, as of the end of the Reporting Term.

KHEDS Manual

Non-Resident Status

A person who does not meet the residency definitions as presented in K.S.A. 76-729 Statute.Persons enrolling at the state educational institutions under the control and supervision of the state board of regents who, if such persons are adults, have been domiciliary residents of the state of Kansas or, if such persons are minors, whose parents have been domiciliary residents of the state of Kansas for less than 12 months prior to enrollment for any term or session at a state educational institution are non-residents for fee purposes.

K.S.A.

76-729

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Part-Time Graduate Student Status

Student is enrolled in <9 Hours in the fall, spring and summer semesters for enrollment verification and Financial Aid purposes

ESU University Catalog
Part-Time Undergraduate Student Status Student is enrolled in 12 Hours in the spring and fall semesters or 9 Hours in the summer session for enrollment verification and Financial Aid purposes. ESU University Catalog
Program Review Indicators These year-to-year comparison and 5-year trend data indicators provide a detailed set of metrics for each program of study at ESU. The metrics include student enrollment, credit hour enrollment, full-time equivalency enrollment, credit hour production by majors/non-majors, fall-to-fall freshman retention retention by program and by department, degree/program completion, teaching faculty by department, instructional full-time equivalencies, credit-hour production by faculty type, FTE student by faculty type, student credit hour equivalency by faculty type, full-time student equivalency by faculty type, academic instruction expenditures, cost per credit hour, and cost per full-time equivalency student.  Institutional Effectiveness

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Qualified Admissions Type

Students are coded based on the qualified admissions category in which they are admitted to a regents institution.

TEST = 

  • Kansas Resident or nonresident,
  • under the age of 21,
  • with fewer than 24 transfer credit hours, and
  • student was admitted with a 21 ACT or higher OR 980 SAT or higher

RANK =

  • Kansas Resident or nonresident
  • under the age of 21, 
  • with fewer than 24 transfer credit hours, and
  • student did not have a 21 ACT or 980 SAT
  • but was in the top one-third of their high school class upon completion of 7 or 8 semesters.

CURR = 

  • Kansas Resident or nonresident,
  • under the age of 21,
  • with fewer than 24 transfer credit hours and 
  • student did not have a 21 ACT or 980 SAT,
  • was not in the top one-third of their high school class, but did take the qualified admissions curriculum with at least a 2.00 GPA on 4.00 scale for nonresidents.

EXCP = 

  • The student was admitted in the exception group.

GED = 

  • Kansas resident, regardless of age
  • with fewer than 24 transfer credits
  • who were admitted because they earned GED with prescribed minimum scores.

OR

  • Nonresident
  • 21 year of age or older
  • with fewer than 24 credit hours
  • who were admitted because they earned GED with prescribed minimum scores

AGE = 

  • Student is over 21 years of age
  • with fewer than 24 transfer credit hours

AND

  • Resident with diploma from accredited or non-accredited high school.

TRNS = 

  • Student completed 24 hours of transferable college level work
  • with at least a 2.00 GPA

NONE = 

  • Should be used when the student is not being reported on the QA survey. For example NDU students and International students.
KHEDS Manual

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Race/Ethnicity

Category used to describe groups to which individuals belong, identify with, or belong in the eyes of the community. The categories do not denote scientific definitions of anthropological origins. A person may be counted in only one group.

IPEDS - CDS
Race/Ethnicity unknown Category used to classify students or employees whose race/ethnicity is not known and whom institutions are unable to place in one of the specified racial/ethnic categories. IPEDS - CDS
Registered Student

A student who is currently registered in the term of inquiry. The registration status type is determined by assigned code in the Banner relational database.

RE = Registered

RW = Web Registered

AU = Audit

STV Codes STVRSTS
Reporting Period

The term in which a course is offered.

Codes:

  • SU = Summer
  • FA = Fall
  • SP = Spring

KHEDS Manual
Reporting Term GPA Credit Hours The credit hours attempted during the reporting term, to the nearest tenth, which are used in the calculation of the student term GPA. Does not include credit hours attempted towards developmental courses. KHEDS Manual
Resident Alien A person who is not a citizen or national of the United States, but who has been admitted as a legal immigrant for the purpose of obtaining permanent resident alien status, a Temporary Resident Card, or an Arrival-Departure Record with a notation that conveys legal immigrant status such as Section 207 Refugee, Section 208 Asylee, Conditional Entrant Parolee or Cuban-Haitian. KHEDS Manual
Resident Status Persons enrolling at the state educational institutions under the control and supervision of the state board of regents who, if such persons are adults, have been domiciliary residents of the state of Kansas or, if such persons are minors, whose parents have been domiciliary residents of the state of Kansas for at least 12 months prior to enrollment for any term or session at a state educational institution are residents for fee purposes.

K.S.A.

76-729

Retention Rate (1st to 2nd Year Rate) The percentage of degree-seeking, first-time, first-year freshman students who enrolled for the first time in college who begin their studies in the a specified fall term (defined as a cohort) and return in the subsequent year fall term.   IPEDS - CDS

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Semester See definition for Term ESU University Catalog
Site

The designation of the location for the instruction delivery. The site code is identified with at the course level and is cataloged in the Banner relational database.

ESU = ESU Main Campus

SAC = Sauder Alumni Center

ONL = ESU Online Program

KCK = ESU at Kansas City KS Community College

BCC = ESU at Butler Community College

MLC = ESU at Overland Park

COD = ESU at Colorado - Denver

UTS = ESU at Utah - Salt Lake City

ORB = ESU at Oregon - Portland

IDB = ESU at Idaho - Boise

NDF = North Dakota - Fargo INACTIVE

NMA = New Mexico-Albuquerque INACTIVE

UTO = ESU at Utah-Orem

JCC = ESU at Johnson Community College

UTP = ESU at Utah - Provo

OLA = ESU at Olathe-USD233 Employee

GAA = ESU at Georgia - Atlanta

SDS = Sious Falls

NVL = ESU at Nevada - Las Vegas

STV Codes STVSITE
Special Undergraduate Student The special undergraduate student classification is for individuals without bachelor degrees who take a few college courses without the intention of counting the credits toward a degree at Emporia State. This attribute is typical of students pursuing enjoyment or personal improvement, taking courses to complement their studies at another institution, or attend workshops, seminars, summer camps and summer institutes. ESU University Catalog
Student Status

A student's status in the term of inquiry. Student status is determined by assigned code in the Banner relational database.

AS = Active Student Status

IS = Inactive Student Status

IG = Inactive Student Status due to Graduation

EA = EMAS Applicant Student Status

STV Codes STVSTST
Student Level Codes ESU

UG = Undergraduate Student

SB = Undergraduate Student pursuing a Second Bachelors degree

GR = Graduate Student Degree Seeking

GA = Graduate Student in Accelerated Program

00 = Non-Degree/No Major Graduate Student or UG credit taken as Grad

STV Codes

Student Level Codes KHEDS

AUD = Audit-only undergraduate student. A student auditing undergraduate courses.

NDU = Non-Award Seeking/Non-Degree Seeking Undergraduate. A student who does not intend to earn an undergraduate degree or other formal award but is taking undergraduate courses.

NCU = Not otherwise Classified Award/Decree Seeing Undergraduate. A student who has not completed the requirements for a baccalaureate degree but does not fit into one of the other categories. Also, students who have completed a baccalaureate program and are returning to work on another baccalaureate degree.

FR = Award-Seeking/Degree-Seeking Freshman. An undergraduate student who has completed less than 30 postsecondary credit hours.

SO = Award-Seeking/Degree-Seeking Sophomore. An undergraduate student who has completed at least 30 but less than 60 postsecondary credit hours.

JR = Award-Seeking/Degree Seeking Junior. An undergraduate student who has completed at least 50, but less than 90 postsecondary credit hours.

SR = Award-Seeking/Degree-Seeking Senior. An undergraduate student who has completed at least 90 postsecondary credit hours.

5th = Award-Seeking/Degree-Seeking Senior in the 5th year of a five-year undergraduate program.

AUG = Audit-only graduate student. A student auditing graduate courses.

MA = Degree-Seeking Master's Level. A student pursuing a master's degree.

SP = Degree-Seeking Specialist Level. A student pursuing an educational specialist degree.

PMC - Post-Master Certificate. A student pursuing an award that requires completion of an organized program of study beyond the master's degree, but does not meet the requirements of academic degrees at the doctoral level.

DFP = Doctoral, First Professional, Post First Professional Level. Includes:

  • Doctoral: A student pursuing a doctoral degree even if they have not received a master's degree yet.

NDG = Non-Degree Seeking Graduate. A student who does not intend to ear a graduate degree but is taking graduate courses.

NCG = Not Otherwise Classified Degree-Seeking Graduate. A student who has not been officially accepted to a graduate program but is taking graduate courses.

DEC = Deceased

KHEDS Manual

Student Type 

For KBOR reporting purposes, the student type is a descriptor identifying whether a student is entering a postsecondary institution for the first-time or is a transferring student. High school students are not included in this designation type for KHEDS reporting purposes.

  • F = First-time Student (these are First-Time entering students, regardless of classification)
  • T = Transfer

KHEDS Manual

Student Type Codes

Every student enrolled in a term is assigned a student type code.

C = Continuing (an undergraduate student who has attended ESU previously)

H = High School Concurrent (enrolled in college credits but has not from graduated high school)

S = Special (UG student who is non-degree seeking and is taking courses for a specific purpose)

I = Inactive Status (a student who is not currently enrolled)

A = Re-Admit (an undergraduate student who has been readmitted to the institution)

2 = Second Bachelors (a previous ESU completer who is studying a second bachelors degree)

L = Lifelong Learning (a student enrolled in self-improvement or audit courses)

N = New First Time Undergraduate (a UG student who is enrolled at ESU for the first time)

G = New First Time Graduate (a GR student who is enrolled at ESU for the first time)

T = Transfer Student (a new UG transfer student entering ESU for the first time)

0 = Undeclared 

STV Codes

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Technology Type

A descriptor for the primary type of technology used in course delivery.

ONE - One Way Real-Time Communications. Instructional activity is one-way in that it is seen or heard as it is being broadcast. It is also one way from instructor to students, and student generally do not use the technology to communicate with the faculty member Includes:

  • Video broadcast TV (over air, satellite, cable)
  • Radio (FM/AM, IP, satellite)
  • Audio broadcasting

TWO - Two Way Real-Time Communications. Students use technology to communicate with the instructor or other students; however, all members must be present at one time to interact. Includes:

  • Video conferencing (desktop, point-to-point, full-mesh, scheduled video, direct dial video call, web based, satellite, and ISDN)
  • Audio conferencing (IP based or traditional telephone based)
  • Online chat or instant messaging
  • Real-time E-mail chat

WEB - Course is primarily taught via Internet-based or Intranet-based web sites. Includes web boards such as WebCT and Blackboard.

OTH - Other telecommunications methods. Students and instructor primarily communicate using technology at different times. Large amounts of information can be stored and used as needed by the student. Can contain elements of real time communication methods (chat function, for example), but the primary method is not real-time. Includes:

  • Virtual Reality (Second Life, etc.) or video game-based learning
  • Video or Audio Tape, CD-ROM or DVD-ROM
  • Wiki, Blog, RSS Feeds, Podcasts, or Vodcasts
  • Listserv
  • Electronic Discussion Board
  • Mobile Device (DA, Smartphone, MP3 Player)
KHEDS Manual
Term A semester (or part of academic year).  Each term is identified with a six digit number -- Year (YYYY) and then a 30 for summer (i.e. 201830), a 50 for fall (i.e. 201850), and 10 for spring (i.e. 201910). ESU University Catalog
Transfer Student A student entering the institution for the first time but known to have previously attended a postsecondary institution at the same level (e.g., undergraduate). The student may transfer with or without credit. A transfer student is only a transfer student for the term in which the student transferred into the school. After that term, the student is continuing. A new transfer student beginning attendance in the summer should be reported as a new transfer in the fall record.

IPEDS - CDS

KHEDS Manual

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Undergraduate Degree-Seeking Student A student enrolled in courses for credit at the undergraduate level who is recognized by the institution as seeking a bachelors degree. IPEDS - CDS
Undergraduate Non-Degree Seeking Student A student enrolled in courses for credit who are not seeking a bachelors degree and are not recognized as a degree-seeking student.

ESU University Catalog

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White

Any student having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the North Africa, or the Middle East KHEDS Manual

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