National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES)

National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES)

Application Details

Reflects all applications submitted since December 8, 2022
Under Review
6%
1 / 18
Changes Needed
11%
2 / 18
Approved
72%
13 / 18
Not Approved
11%
2 / 18

About the Agency


The National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) is a principal statistic agency located within the National Science Foundation and is authorized by Section 505 of the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 . NCSES's mandate is the collection, interpretation, analysis, and dissemination of objective data on the science and engineering enterprise.

Our Mission
NCSES is responsible for statistical data on the following broad areas of interest:
  • Research and Development
  • The science and engineering workforce
  • U.S. competitiveness in science, engineering, technology, and R&D
  • The condition and progress of STEM education in the United States

  • Our Core Activities

    As one of 13 federal statistical agencies, NCSES designs, supports, and directs periodic national surveys and performs a variety of other data collections and research. The following activities form the core of NCSES work:
  • The collection, acquisition, analysis, reporting, and dissemination of statistical data related to the United States and other nations
  • Support of research that uses NCSES data
  • Methodological research in areas related to its work
  • Education and training of researchers in the use of large-scale nationally representative data sets

  • Our Data Products

    NCSES allows eligible individuals the opportunity to apply for access, through the ResearchDataGov site, to restricted data files for select statistical research projects at NCSES’s Secure Data Access Facility and through the Federal Statistical Research Data Centers (FSRDCs). In addition, NCSES makes data available through our online data tools, data tables, data profiles, and public use microdata files. For more information about all these options, please see the Explore Data page on the NCSES website.

    For more information on National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) products and programs, email Darius Singpurwalla, Licensing Coordinator/Reviewer, Data Access, Confidentiality, and Quality Assessment Program National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics at NCSES_Licensing@nsf.gov.

    Application Details

    Current as of 02/20/2024, 11:54 PM EST

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    Application Details

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    Application Details

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