ERIC Number: ED125456
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Student Expenses at Postsecondary Institutions 1976-77.
Suchar, Elizabeth W.; And Others
Information on the costs of attending different types of postsecondary institutions are presented in 18 tables showing average expenses for resident students, both those living in campus housing and those in private housing, commuting students, and self-supporting students. Also presented are data showing how postsecondary educational expenses are increasing and how expenses vary by region. Some findings are: (1)-the overall increase in total expenses for resident students at all types of institutions from 1975-76 to 1976-77 averages about 8 percent; (2)-total expenses rose 8 percent for resident students at public institutions and 6 percent for resident students at private institutions from 1975-76 to 1976-77; (3)-the difference in total expenses for resident and commuter students is approximately $500; (4)-the difference in the tuition and fees between private and public institutions is $1,353 for the two-year institution and $1,708 for the four-year institution; and (5)-total expenses minus tuition and fees vary only slightly by institutional type and control. A listing of student expenses at over 2,500 postsecondary institutions across the United States is given as reported by the institutions. (Author)
Descriptors: Budgets, Community Colleges, Commuting Students, Directories, Educational Finance, Higher Education, Instructional Student Costs, Noninstructional Student Costs, On Campus Students, Postsecondary Education, Private Colleges, Proprietary Schools, State Colleges, State Universities, Student Costs, Tuition, Two Year Colleges
College Board Publications Orders, Box 2815, Princeton, New Jersey 08540 ($2.50)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: College Entrance Examination Board, New York, NY. Coll. Scholarship Service.