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CIP Code

IPEDS Definition:
A six-digit code in the form xx.xxxx that identifies instructional program specialties within educational institutions.
TTU Definition:
Classification of Instructional Programs; A taxonomic coding scheme for postsecondary instructional programs, intended to standardize the organization, collection, and reporting of data about enrollment, degrees awarded, and other aspects of educational programs. The CIP is the accepted federal government statistical standard on instructional program classifications and is used in a variety of education information surveys.

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