User Guide

EPS Data Sources


The PSAT/NMSQT Takers – data source consists of students who completed the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying (PSAT/NMSQT) test during any of the PSAT administration year(s) listed and who graduated in any of the year(s) listed.  For each state, high school, and EPS market, the average score is reported as well as the number of PSAT/NMSQT tak­ers by gender, by ethnic background, and by college major.  This data source is generally updated in late-January.