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ERIC Number: ED129188
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Financial Statistics of Institutions of Higher Education. Current Funds Revenues and Expenditures, 1973-74. Summary Data.
Mertins, Paul F.; Brandt, Norman J.
Presented are summary data on current funds revenues and expenditures from institutions of higher education. No formal analysis is presented. However, a summary of data indicates: (1) current funds revenues for institutions of higher education totaled $31.9 billion for fiscal year 1973-74; (2) publically controlled institutions continued to report an increasing share of total revenues; (3) privately controlled institutions reported more than $10.5 billion in current funds revenues in 1973-74; (4) government appropriations were the source of greatest revenues; (5) student tuition and fees ranked second as a source of revenues; (6) current funds expenditures rose at a faster pace than did total enrollments; (7) the largest expenditures of current funds were for institutional and departmental research; (8) average expenditures per student (EPS) for all institutions of higher education went up $162 from 1972-73 to 1973-74; and (9) EPS averages in 1973-74 ranged from a high of $7,263 for private universities to a low of $1,224 for public 2-year colleges. (Author/KE)
Descriptors: Colleges, Economics, Expenditures, Geographic Regions, Higher Education, Income, Statistics, Surveys, Tables (Data), Universities
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($0.75, with a minimum charge of $1.00 for each mail order)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Educational Statistics (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Higher Education Surveys Branch.
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