In compliance with Department of Education's Student Right-to-Know Act, all colleges and universities receiving Title IV funds are required to report various points of information to students, employees and prospective students.
The Student Right-to-Know Act requires an institution that participates in any federal student financial assistance program to disclose information about graduation or completion rates to current and prospective students. In addition, institutions that also award athletically related student aid must also provide data on institution's student population, and the graduation or completion rates of student-athletes.
Campus security and safety is an important factor of postsecondary education. The Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990 is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose information about campus crime and security policies. Colleges and universities that are eligible to receive Title IV funding must publish an annual report by October 1. The report must contain three years of crime statistics in various categories:
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