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Much of the data appear on College Navigator (, the U.S. Department of Education's college search site that receives over one million visits per month;
The recently updated College Scorecard ( utilizes several IPEDS data measures along with other federal agency data to help students and parents make smart college-choice decisions based on costs, value, and quality
The retention, transfer, graduation rate, and price data are displayed in the FAFSA online ( when students are applying for financial aid
The average net price and tuition and fees data are used for the lists presented in the College Affordability and Transparency Center (
The data are publicly available for download from the IPEDS website ( and are used by institutions for benchmarking as well as by policymakers and reporters.