* Indicates mandatory variable



Variable name

Data Type

Code Value

Description

unit_name *

alphanumeric (80 char max)


Name of the unit as listed in your institutional records (These are the names used in the unit status menu and on your unit list.  Do not report your school name for every unit.)

unit_id

alphanumeric (80 char max)


Identifier for the unit as listed in your institutional records (Examples: BIO, 12345, BIOL5)

cip_code *

alphanumeric (7 char max)


Six-digit CIP code.  (XX.XXXX)  Each row of data should include either CIP or GSS code, but not both

gss_code

numeric (3 char max)


Three-digit GSS code. Each row of data should include either CIP or GSS code, but not both

person_id

alphanumeric (80 char max)


Unique identifier for individual record (80 alphanumeric character max)  Do not include Personally Identifiable Information (PII) including name, social security number, student ID, etc.

sex_code

numeric (1-digit)

1

Male



2

Female





degree_type_code *

numeric (1-digit)

1

Non-faculty researchers with a professional degree (Examples: MD, AuD, PharmD, PsyD, DDS, etc.)



2

Non-faculty researchers with a doctoral degree (Ph.D.)



3

Non-faculty researchers with both professional degree and doctoral degree



4

Non-faculty researchers with doctoral degree type unknown




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