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In addition to Common Data Set and IPEDS, IKM responds to or supports various external surveys and reports throughout the year. Major surveys and state files are listed below with their submission timelines.

Publisher Surveys

Survey NameSubmission Timeline
ACT Institutional Data QuestionnaireSpring
American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)Fall
American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)Fall
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)Summer
Barron's Profiles of American CollegesFall
CGS/GRE Survey of Graduate EnrollmentSpring
Clarivate Analytics Global Institutional Profiles (formerly Thomson Reuters)Spring
College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR)Spring
College BoardFall
Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange (CSRDE)Spring
Florida Virtual Campus (FLVC)Summer
Global Research University Profiles (GRUP)Summer
HEP Higher Education DirectorySummer
Kiplinger's Best College RankingFall
Military FriendlySummer
Military Times Best CollegesSummer
Moody'sFall
National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) Admission TrendsSummer
National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health (NSF-NIH)Spring
Open Doors Spring, Fall
Peterson'sSpring
Princeton ReviewFall
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)Summer, Fall
Times Higher EducationSpring
U.S. News & World ReportSpring, Fall
Wintergreeen Orchard HouseSpring

Florida Board of Governors (BOG) State University Database System (SUDS) Files

Report NameContentsSubmission Timeline
Admissions File (ADM)demographics and academic summary of students applying for admissionSummer - early September
Fall - early October
Spring - early March
Expenditure Analysis File (EA)allocation of expenditure resources by CIP category and instructional activitiesAnnual - late October
University Employee/OPS File (EMPL)funding, assignment and demographics associated with employeesFall - mid November
Spring - mid April
Hours to Degree File (HTD)degree and course detail for students who are awarded a first baccalaureate degree with a single major within the academic year Annual - early November
Instruction & Research File (IRD)effort reporting on instruction and research activitiesAnnual - late October
Operating Budget File (OB)actual and estimated information on positions and expendituresAnnual - late August
Retention File (RET)retention and graduation detail for students in a cohort groupAnnual - late January
Salary Category Detail File (SCD)funding, assignment, and demographics associated with employee resourcesOB - late August, Mid Year - early January, End of Year - late June
Student Financial Aid File (SFA)financial aid received by students each termAnnual - early October
Student Instruction File (SIF)term based detail on student demographics, academics and course work, stipends, fellowships, waivers, course sections and instructionSummer - late September
Fall - late January
Spring - mid June
Student Instruction File Degrees Awarded (SIFD)student degrees awarded each termSummer - late September
Fall - early February
Spring - late June
Student Instruction File Preliminary (SIFP)preliminary term based detail on student demographics, academics and course workFall - mid October
Physical Facilities Space File (SPA)sites, buildings, and room inventoriesSummer - early September
Fall - early January
Spring - late May
Teacher Education Information File (TEI)admission, progression, and completion milestones for students in state approved initial teacher education programsAnnual - early October