ERIC Number: ED238376
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Tuition & Required Fees. New Jersey Colleges & Universities: 1977-78 Through 1983-84. ORM Volume 4: Brief Number 1.
CRM Data Brief Series, v4 n1 Dec 1983
Recent historical trends (1977-1978 through 1983-1984) in tuition and required fee charges in New Jersey colleges and universities are presented. Differences among New Jersey collegiate sectors and among different types of students (full- and part-time, undergraduate and graduate, resident and nonresident) are analyzed in terms of dollar and percentage increases between the current and base years. The effect of the most recent increases on the overall six-year changes are examined, and the six-year percentage increases are considered in the context of rising consumer prices and institutional costs. Data related to students' ability to pay the increased charges and comparison with national trend data on tuition and fees are included. An analysis of the financial data indicates the following: the 1983-1984 increases, relative to the longer-term growth, were greater for the state and community colleges than for the other sectors; for the state and community colleges, the growth in student charges during the past 6 years has been lower than the estimated inflation rate for the period; during the same period, in the independent sector, average tuition/fees grew in constant dollar terms. Appendices contain detailed historical data by college sector and student type. (SW)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Economics, Family Income, Fees, Full Time Students, Graduate Study, Higher Education, In State Students, Inflation (Economics), Out of State Students, Part Time Students, Private Colleges, State Colleges, State Surveys, Trend Analysis, Tuition, Undergraduate Study
New Jersey Department of Higher Education, Trenton, NJ 08625.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Jersey State Dept. of Higher Education, Trenton. Office of Research.
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey