Each year, the U.S. Department’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) collects information from colleges and universities that receive federal financial assistance.  This information is organized in the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) for public access.  These data include information about the institution's enrollment, completion & graduation rates, cost of attendance, faculty, and financial aid.  

The IPEDS provides annual reports to institutions in an effort to facilitate examination and comparison of various data  Each report can be accessed by clicking on the desired year below:

IPEDS Data Feedback Report 2012

IPEDS Data Feedback Report 2013

IPEDS Data Feedback Report 2014

IPEDS Data Feedback Report 2015

IPEDS Data Feedback Report 2016

IPEDS Data Feedback Report 2017

You can access University of the Southwest's information by clicking on this link:
Find Your College. You will find useful tools on that page to learn important facts about the university.  

An additional useful tool is the IPEDS Trend Generator. This tool allows you to create a trend through a visual representation such as a graph.

U.S. Department of Education Integrated Postsecondary Education Data Systems (IPEDS)

  • http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/