ERIC Number: ED075001
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Inventory of Physical Facilities in Institutions of Higher Education Fall 1969.
Higgins, E. Eugene; And Others
This document presents an inventory of physical facilities in institutions of higher education in fall 1969. Some of the highlights of the report are: (1) Institutions of higher education had an estimated total of about 1.7 billion square feet of gross floor area as of September 1969 of which about 1.1 billion square feet were classified as assignable space. (2) Publically controlled institutions, with 72% of the full-time equivalent enrollment, had about 60% of the total gross area based on these estimates. (3) When space was classified by room type, the largest amount of assigned area was residential, accounting for 32% of the total, and only about 8% of the total assigned area consisted of classrooms. (4) Academic facilities, including classrooms, laboratories, offices, and libraries, accounted for about 62 assignable square feet per FTE student. (5) Privately controlled 4-year institutions had about 93 square feet of residential area per FTE student, as compared with only about 56 square feet in publically controlled 4-year institutions. (Author/HS)
Descriptors: Educational Facilities, Facility Inventory, Facility Utilization Research, Higher Education, Space Classification
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($.60; Catalog No. HE 5.2)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Educational Statistics (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Higher Education Surveys Branch.