ERIC Number: ED072773
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Dec
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Cost Benefit Analysis. Community College of Vermont.
Parker, Charles A.
A cost benefit analysis of the Community College of Vermont revealed that (1) the proportions of State support of the total budgets for Vermont's institutions of higher education are 22.7% at UVM, 37.2% at the VSC, and 12.7% for the Community College; (2) tuition is budgeted for FY73 to generate 27% of total cost at UVM, 29.6% at the VSC, and 29.6% at the Community College; (3) tuition cost to students is $120 per course unit at UVM, $90 at the VSC, and $45 at the Community College; (4) faculty costs are $450 per course at the Community College and range from $750 to $900 at the VSC; (5) proportion of the total budget going directly for instruction is 49.6% at the VSC and 65.8% at the Community College; (6) the start-up cost for another state college would be $14,000,000, while another Community College regional site would be $36,548; (7) the percentage of Vermont students going on to higher education is approximately 20% less than the national average; many of the added enrollment in other States are in community colleges; and (8) the Community College's FY74 budget request is .6% of the costs to the State of support for unemployed or low-income people; the community college provides help for these people. The figures for the Community College are projections for FY74. (Author/KM)
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Authoring Institution: Vermont State Dept. of Education, Montpelier.
Identifiers - Location: Vermont