ERIC Number: ED086042
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Financing Postsecondary Education in the United States.
National Commission on the Financing of Postsecondary Education, Washington, DC.
This final report explores four general areas on the financing of postsecondary education: (1) the costs and impacts of current governmental aid programs to postsecondary education; (2) the costs and impacts of alternative financing patterns in relation to national objectives for postsecondary education; (3) the nature and causes of financial distress in postsecondary educational institutions; and (4) the formulation of interim national uniform standards for determining the annual per-student costs of providing postsecondary education. Conclusions and recommendations are suggested in the area of postsecondary education in a changing society, objectives for postsecondary education, current financing patterns, assessing the achievement of the national objectives, the incidence of financial distress among institutions of postsecondary education, a framework for analyzing national policies for financing postsecondary education, an analysis of alternative financing plans, and national standard procedures for institutional costing and data reporting. Statistical data are included. (MJM)
Descriptors: Educational Economics, Educational Finance, Educational Objectives, Federal Aid, Financial Support, Higher Education, Postsecondary Education
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($4.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Commission on the Financing of Postsecondary Education, Washington, DC.