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.

The Use (or not) of Electronic Transcripts - September 60-Second Survey 2017

  • Registration & Records
  • Research
  • Transcripts

In 2014, we completed a comprehensive survey with our members asking about electronic transcript use and return on investment.

In 2014, we completed a comprehensive survey with our members asking about electronic transcript use and return on investment. The results of the 2014 survey indicated that paper was still the predominant method for sending and receiving transcripts even though institutions had also adopted electronic formats such as EDI, XML and PDF transcripts. The September 2017 60-Second survey was designed to be a short follow-up to the 2014 survey.