This download file contains data and related documentation for the public
use 2003 National Survey of College Graduates (NSCG) data files.

The data included in this download file is taken from the November 20, 2006 version of the NSCG data maintained at NSF. 

  The microdata are provided in various formats to facilitate their use with many software packages.
  The principal data format that is supported by NSF is SAS.  Technical support by NSF is limited to 
  the data files and the SAS programs listed here. NSF does not provide support to users of SPSS or 
  other packages, as SPSS and these other packages are not available at the agency.

  Data and Programs
    ECG03.XPT - 2003 SESTAT data (Survey of College Graduates) in SAS XPORT format
    ECG03.DAT - 2003 SESTAT data (Survey of College Graduates) in ASCII format
    ECG03.sas7bdat - 2003 SESTAT data (Survey of College Graduates) in SAS for Windows format

    FCG03.SAS - a text file containing SAS FORMAT assignment statements
    LCG03.SAS - a text file containing SAS LABEL assignment statements
    PCG03.SAS - a text file containing SAS PROC FORMAT statements

    LdCG03.SPS - a text file containing SPSS syntax for loading ECG03.DAT (ASCII data) into SPSS
    NOTE: Technical support for SPSS users is not provided by NSF. The validity of this file 
    has not been verified by NSF, as SPSS is not available at the agency.

    LAYOUTCG03.TXT - Input Layout for ECG03.DAT
  Documentation and Related Files
    NSCG_SD_2003.pdf - Survey description

    NSCG03T13.pdf - Survey instrument, 2003 NSCG (Title -13) Cream

    NSCG03T15.pdf - Survey instrument, 2003 NSCG (Title -15) Blue

    PCG03.PDF - Summary documentation in Adobe PDF format.
    DCG03.XLS - Data Dictionary Source/SAS name cross-walk file (EXCEL97 spreadsheet format)
    README.TXT - this read me file
If you have any problems opening, accessing or loading these files, please contact:

  John M. Finamore
  National Science Foundation
  National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics
  4201 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 965
  Arlington, VA 22230
  703-292-2258 [phone]
  703-292-9092 [fax]

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