Unless otherwise noted in a specific report, the AACRAO member institution size, type and control categories are based on the following definitions and sources:
The enrollment value used to delineate the institution's size category is defined as full-time enrollment plus 1/3 of part-time enrollment and is based on the enrollment reported by the institution to the U.S. Department of Education's National Center
for Education Statistics (NCES).
Institution type and control values are also defined by and verified through NCES criteria.
GED High School Equivalency Credential Policy, Practice and Perception - October 60-Second Survey 2015
- Special Topics
The October 2015 AACRAO 60 Second Survey focused on the GED® High School Equivalency Credential (GED®). AACRAO and the American Council on Education (ACE) partnered on this survey to better understand institutional policies, practices and perceptions of students who enter post secondary education after having successfully completed the GED® test, thereby earning their states’ high school diploma or equivalency credential.