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Educational Statistics: Home

About educational statistics

Major resources for finding statistics and data related to education. Many of these resource are produced by government agencies. Others are databases licensed by the library and are only accessible to UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff and on-site patrons.

Article Databases

The Library subscribes to hundreds of databases. Consult the A-Z Databases list to see them. Search for or browse online resources by subject (broad academic disciplines) or by database type (article databases, book and film reviews, statistics and numeric data, etc.)

Find statistical information by searching article databases.

Federal and US Statistics

National Center for Education Statistics (NCES): Primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education. Rich source of data including:

  • Stanford Education Data Archive: Racial, socioeconomic, and gender disparities in academic performance and educational attainment are stubborn features of the U.S. educational system. From Stanford's Center for Education Policy Analysis (CEPA)

California and State Statistics

California: Data and Statistics (from the California Department of Education): with links to:

Ed-Data: from the California Department of Education, EdSource and the Fiscal Crisis Management Team (FCMAT)

Higher Education

University of California:  Quick Facts and Our Berkeley (From the Office of Planning and Analysis) | Diversity Data Dashboard (from the UCB Division of Equity & Inclusion) | About Berkeley: By the numbers | University of California System Information Center