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Table A-4. Response rates for the Higher Education Research and Development Survey, by survey population and highest degree granted: FY 2013
Survey population and highest degree granted Number in survey
universe
Complete
responses
Partial
responses
Total
responses
Response
rate (%)
All respondents 891 542 332 874 98.1
     Institutions in the HERD Survey population 645 316 319 635 98.4
          Doctorate 434 175 253 428 98.6
          Professional 41 26 14 40 97.6
          Master's 124 83 38 121 97.6
          Bachelor's 46 32 14 46 100
     Institutions in the short form survey population 246 226 13 239 97.2
          Doctorate 45 43 1 44 97.8
          Professional 41 38 2 40 97.6
          Master's 108 100 5 105 97.2
          Bachelor's 52 45 5 50 96.2

HERD = higher education research and development.
SOURCE: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, Higher Education Research and Development Survey, FY 2013.
Data from survey cycle FY 2013, as of 31 July 2014.