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ERIC Number: ED139362
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Financing Higher Education: Basic Facts Underlying Current Issues. AFT Advisory Commission on Higher Education Report No. 2.
Van Alstyne, Carol; Coldren, Sharon L.
Using recent trend data to characterize the current financial situation of higher education, this report provides a basis for assessing the prospects for the near future. The information presented related to trends in: (1) higher education's share of the gross national product; (2) federal and state budget support for higher education; (3) enrollment rates; and (4) the personal and public ability to pay for higher education Data are in tables, and charts and an analysis is provided. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Educational Economics, Educational Finance, Enrollment Rate, Enrollment Trends, Federal Aid, Financial Support, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Private Financial Support, State Aid, Statistical Data, Tables (Data), Trend Analysis
Colleges and Universities Department, American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO 11 Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C. 20036 or Publications Division, American Council on Education, 1 Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C. 20036 ($2.50)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: American Federation of Teachers, Washington, DC. Dept. of Colleges and Universities.
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC.