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IPEDS Sector
Format: Character - Size 1
Description: A code to represent the education sector as defined by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
Coding:   * = Not Available (-3)
  * = Form not mailed (-9)
  * = Invalid Code (99)
  0 = Central, System or Corporate Offices (00)
  1 = Public, 4 year or above (01)
  2 = Private, non-profit, 4 year or above (02)
  3 = Private, for-profit, 4 year or above (03)
  4 = Public, 2 year (04)
  5 = Private, non-profit, 2 year (05)
  6 = Private, for-profit, 2 year (06)
  7 = Public, less than 2 year (07)
  8 = Private, non-profit, less than 2 year (08)
  9 = Private, for-profit, less than 2 year (09)
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