Description: Financial aid and military benefits are collected for students.
Section 1 of the Student Financial Aid (SFA) component of IPEDS collects financial aid data for undergraduate students. Additional data are collected for full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students to calculate the annual average net price of college attendance in accordance with the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended.
Section 2 of SFA collects military service members and veteranís benefits (DoD Tuition Assistance Program and VA Post 9/11 GI Bill) for undergraduate and graduate students.
Agency: U.S. Department of Education/Institute of Education Sciences (IES)
Direct Agency: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System
Main IPEDS Website:
IPEDS Data Reporting and Information (Log in required for reporting):
Due Date: Winter Collection (Mid to Late February)