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Office of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Analytics

OIRAA Data Warehouse

Data Dictionary


NOTE: To look up variables pertaining to data for Summer 2013 and earlier, please click here.


Performance Variables

ACT Composite Score (ACTCOMP)
Age (AGE)
High School GPA (HSGPA)
High School Position (HSPOS)
High School Size (HSSIZE)
Pre-Semester USC Cumulative GPA (PRECGPA)
Post-Semester USC Cumulative GPA (POSTCGPA)
SAT Math Score (SATM)
SAT Verbal Score (SATV)
SAT Total Score (SATT)
Semester Hours Carried (CREDHRS)
USC Total Hours Earned (POSTCHRS)

Row/Column Variables

First Concentration (First_Concentration)
Campus (CAMPUS)
Citizenship (Y/N) (CITZ)
Class Level (Student_Classification)
Country of Citizenship (COUNTRY)
County (SC) (CNTYID)
Degree Level (DEGLEV)
Degree Sought (DEGREE)
Fee Residency (RESCLASS)
Full or Part Time Enrollment Status (ENROLL)
Gender (M/F) (GENDER)
High School Code (HSCH)
High School Graduation Year (HSGYR)
High School Rank (%) (HSRANK)
Institution Code (INSTCD)
Legal Residency (LEGRES)
Major (MAJOR)
New/Continuing Enrollment Status (REGSTAT)
Prerequisite 1 English (Before Fall 2001) (PREQ1)
Prerequisite 1 English (Revised Fall 2001) (PREQ1)
Prerequisite 2 Math (PREQ2)
Prerequisite 3 Lab Science (Before Fall 2001) (PREQ3)
Prerequisite 3 Lab Science (Revised Fall 2001) (PREQ3)
Prerequisite 4 Foreign Language (PREQ4)
Prerequisite 5 Defined Elective (Before Fall 2001) (PREQ5)
Prerequisite 5 Social Science (Revised Fall 2001) (PREQ5)
Prerequisite 6 U.S. History (Before Fall 2001) (PREQ6)
Prerequisite 6 Electives (Revised Fall 2001) (PREQ6)
Prerequisite 7 Social Studies (Before Fall 2001) (PREQ7)
Prerequisite 7 (Revised Fall 2001) (PREQ7)
Prerequisite 8 Physical Education (PREQ8)
Program Code (CIP) (PROGCD)
Program Code Suffix (CIP Suffix) (SUF)
Race/Ethnicity (IPEDS)
State of Origin (STATE)
Student Category (Undergrad/Grad/First Prof) (STUCATE)
Student Level (STULVL)
Undergraduate Degree (Graduate Students) (UGDEG)

To find more variables used in University datasets, see the USC Codebook.