On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the College data set which pertains to U.S. News and World Report's College Data. The College data set is found in the ISLR R package. You can load the College data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("College"). This will load the data into a variable called College. If R says the College data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("ISLR") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the College R data set. The size of this file is about 76,513 bytes.
U.S. News and World Report's College Data
Statistics for a large number of US Colleges from the 1995
issue of US News and World Report.
A data frame with 777 observations on the following 18 variables.
A factor with levels
indicating private or public university
Number of applications received
Number of applications accepted
Number of new students enrolled
Pct. new students from top 10% of H.S. class
Pct. new students from top 25% of H.S. class
Number of fulltime undergraduates
Number of parttime undergraduates
Room and board costs
Estimated book costs
Estimated personal spending
Pct. of faculty with Ph.D.'s
Pct. of faculty with terminal degree
Pct. alumni who donate
Instructional expenditure per student
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.
Games, G., Witten, D., Hastie, T., and Tibshirani, R. (2013)
An Introduction to Statistical Learning with applications in R,
Springer-Verlag, New York
Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.