What is Data Analysis System (DAS) ?
Data Analysis System (DAS) meaning The Data Analysis System (DAS) is a software application that allows a user to produce tables from selected NCES data sets. While each collection year uses a separate DAS, all have a consistent interface and command structure. User can select from several output formats, either direct printing or comma-separated file which can be input for other software.
reference: IPEDS Data Collectrion System – Glossary