Educational offerings Educational programs offered by postsecondary institutions that are occupational, academic, or continuing professional that qualify as postsecondary education programs OR recreational or avocational, adult basic, remedial instruction, high school equivalency, or high school programs that are not deemed postsecondary.  
Entering students (undergraduate) Students coming into the institution for the first time (in the fall term) at the undergraduate level. Includes: students who initially attended the prior summer term and returned again in the fall; all first-time, first-year undergraduate-level students; students transferring into the institution at any undergraduate level for the first time; both full-time and part-time students; and all degree and certificate-seeking as well as non-degree/certificate seeking students.  
Exclusions Those students who may be removed (deleted) from a cohort (or subcohort). For the Graduation Rates data collection students maybe removed from a cohort if they left the institution for one of the following reasons: died or were totally and permanently disabled; to serve in the armed forces; to serve with a foreign aid service of the federal government, such as the Peace Corps; or to serve on official church missions.