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Glossary of Terms In Administrative Data and Reports

Data, Academic Planning & Institutional Research

Cohort

Definition

A specific group of students established for tracking purposes based on an event shared by the group of students. Examples include entrance cohorts and graduation cohorts.

Data Cookbook URL (requires authorization)
https://uwmadison.datacookbook.com/institution/terms/173640/versions/204119
Data Domain(s)
Student Record

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