R Dataset / Package ISLR / College

Submitted by pmagunia on March 9, 2018 - 1:06 PM
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
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Documentation

U.S. News and World Report's College Data

Description

Statistics for a large number of US Colleges from the 1995 issue of US News and World Report.

Usage

College

Format

A data frame with 777 observations on the following 18 variables.

Private

A factor with levels No and Yes indicating private or public university

Apps

Number of applications received

Accept

Number of applications accepted

Enroll

Number of new students enrolled

Top10perc

Pct. new students from top 10% of H.S. class

Top25perc

Pct. new students from top 25% of H.S. class

F.Undergrad

Number of fulltime undergraduates

P.Undergrad

Number of parttime undergraduates

Outstate

Out-of-state tuition

Room.Board

Room and board costs

Books

Estimated book costs

Personal

Estimated personal spending

PhD

Pct. of faculty with Ph.D.'s

Terminal

Pct. of faculty with terminal degree

S.F.Ratio

Student/faculty ratio

perc.alumni

Pct. alumni who donate

Expend

Instructional expenditure per student

Grad.Rate

Graduation rate

Source

This dataset was taken from the StatLib library which is maintained at Carnegie Mellon University. The dataset was used in the ASA Statistical Graphics Section's 1995 Data Analysis Exposition.

References

Games, G., Witten, D., Hastie, T., and Tibshirani, R. (2013) An Introduction to Statistical Learning with applications in R, www.StatLearning.com, Springer-Verlag, New York

Examples

summary(College)
lm(Apps~Private+Accept,data=College)
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Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0

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