This download file contains data and related documentation for the public
use 2013 National Survey of College Graduates (NSCG) data files.

The data included in this download file is taken from the March 9, 2015 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
    EPCG13.XPT - 2013 SESTAT data (Survey of College Graduates) in SAS XPORT format
    EPCG13.DAT - 2013 SESTAT data (Survey of College Graduates) in ASCII format
    EPCG13.sas7bdat - 2013 SESTAT data (Survey of College Graduates) in SAS for Windows format

    FPCG13.SAS - a text file containing SAS FORMAT assignment statements
    LPCG13.SAS - a text file containing SAS LABEL assignment statements
    PPCG13.SAS - a text file containing SAS PROC FORMAT statements

    LdPCG13.SPS - a text file containing SPSS syntax for loading EPCG13.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.

    LAYOUTPCG13.TXT - Input Layout for ECG13.DAT
  Documentation and Related Files
    NSCG_SD_2013.pdf - Survey description

    2013_NSCG_New_Cohort_Annotated.pdf - Survey instrument for the 2013 NSCG new sample cases

    2013_NSCG_Old_Cohort_Annotated.pdf - Survey instrument for the 2015 NSCG returning sample cases

    PPCG13.PDF - Summary documentation in Adobe PDF format.
    (Refer to for complete documentation
    or if you do not have a copy of the Adobe PDF Reader).
    DPCG13.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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