IPEDS Data Feedback Report Year
IPEDS Report Year includes data from the prior academic year and/or corresponding chart years. All IPEDS reporting is titled with the IPEDS year - this is normally the prior year data. Reports are sent out from NCES during the fall after the year has completed generally around November although he report has been delayed until the following February in past years.
Example: 2018 report provides information for the 2016-17 academic year and associated reporting for fall cohorts in 2017 as well as outcome data for fall 2010 cohort.