RFP ED-99-R-0011
College Cost Study

DUE DATE: April 30, 1999, 2 P.M. E.S.T.
POC: Sang Park, Contract Specialist at (202) 708-8222

The United States Department of Education has a requirement for a large, complex data collection. This data collection, the College Cost Study, is designed to collect data on specific components of college costs or expenditures/expenses of higher education institutions, to measure these costs according to the methodology specified by the College Cost Commission and to explore the relationship between these costs and the tuition and fees charged by these institutions. The method of data collection will be a computer assisted institutional data collection protocol (IDCP) that will collect data primarily found in the administrative records of the sampled institutions, augmented by interviews with institutional personnel. This study will culminate in a Congressionally mandated report to be delivered to Congress by September 30, 2002.

Requests for copies of the RFP may be made by telephone, mail, telegram, Internet, or in person. All requests shall reference the RFP number (ED-99-R-0011) and title. Telephone requests may be placed by calling 202-708-6498. Mail or telegram requests shall be sent to the following address, U.S. Department of Education/CPO, ATTN: Yolanda Abney, Room 3616, 7th & D Streets, SW, Washington, DC 20202-4443. Internet requests may be sent to Copies of the RFP may be picked up in person on the issuing date at the above address, Room 3616. Issue date is March 31, 1999 and Closing date is April 30, 1999. All responsible sources may submit a proposal which will be considered. The dates listed herein are subject to change.

Contact Gary Weaver at (202) 401-0083 for downloading problems only.

SOW.DOC (142K) - Statement of Work in MS Word 97 format.

RFP.DOC (420K) - Snapshot of the Request for Proposal in MS Word 97 format. Some formatting may have changed during the conversion to MS Word.

ATTACH.ZIP (21K) - Attachments to the RFP, including the surveillance plan, the criteria for technical evaluation, and past performance information, all in MS Word 97 format. Three files, zipped for easy downloading.

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