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VARIABLE NAME: COUNTRY

DESCRIPTOR: Country of Citizenship

DEFINITION: The country of citizenship of students. Use the code defined by the FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) and published by the US Office of Education in the Higher Education Directory.

VALUES: See CHE Appendix B, FIPS Country Codes.

FIELD ATTRIBUTE: A2

SOURCE: CHE Enrollment and Completions Files

EXAMPLE: To select students from Japan, type COUNTRY='JA' in the WHERE statement. To select students from Japan and Turkey, type COUNTRY IN ('JA','TU') in the WHERE statement.