Michigan State University

Education Statistics Sources: Introduction

A guide to finding education related statistics.

Statistical Index

ProQuest Statistical Insight provides subject search and access to data from the U.S. government, state governments, international organizations, and professional associations. 
Data Services Librarian Hailey Mooney provides a guide to using the ProQuest Statistical products.

Stats Assistance at MSU

The Center for Statistical Training and Consulting (CSTAT) is a professional service and research unit at Michigan State University. CSTAT supports research and provides training and consulting in statistics for faculty, staff, and graduate students.  Fees are normally not charged to on-campus users.

CSTAT provides consultation on the following:

  • Research design/experiments/surveys
  • Assistance with grant proposals
  • Selection of appropriate statistical methods and software
  • Statistical analysis
  • Interpretation of results
  • Presentation of results

CSTAT also sponsors free training workshops in statistical methodology, with topics ranging from basic to advanced. There are 10-12 workshops per academic year, as well as a few during the summer semester.

Statistics Resources

Bruce Weaver's Page of Statistics Resources  Not much information here about Bruce or why he posts and updates the list, but there is a very long list of useful links about statistics.

Web Pages that Perform Statistical Calculations   This site, created and maintained by John C. Pezzullo, contains links to interactive web pages that perform statistical calculations. Together they comprise a powerful, conveniently-accessible, and free multi-platform statistical software package. This page also contains links to several web-based statistical textbooks.

Information About MSU

Enrollment and Term End Reports The Registrar's Office posts statistics about students and their grades. Information available back to 1996.

Office of Planning and Budgets InfoPages The InfoPages are a complex database of information about the university budget, faculty, courses, degrees conferred, students and credit hours.

For more complete information see the guide to MSU Information.


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