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Common Data Set

The Common Data Set (CDS) provides information about Cedarville University and its students, faculty, and resources. The data from the CDS is used to fill out surveys for College Board's Annual Survey of Colleges, Peterson's Annual Undergraduate Survey, the U.S. News Main Survey, and the Princeton Review Undergraduate Survey. The results of these surveys are published in widely used college handbooks and websites for prospective students and their parents and other interested parties.


Common Data Set Sections:

  1. General Information
  2. Enrollment and Persistence
  3. First-time, First-year (Freshman) Admission
  4. Transfer Admission
  5. Academic Offerings and Policies
  6. Student Life
  7. Annual Expenses
  8. Financial Aid
  9. Instructional Faculty and Class Size
  10. Degrees Conferred
  11. Definitions