ERIC Number: ED314132
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Fiscal Year 1989 Unit Cost Report for the Public Community Colleges of Illinois.
Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.
Fiscal year (FY) 1989 results of the annual unit cost study of the Illinois public community colleges are presented in this report, based on data on course offerings, enrollments, and costs provided by the colleges. After an initial summary overview, data and analyses are presented showing net instructional unit costs for FY 1989 compared with previous years; net instructional unit cost, full instructional unit cost, and total instructional unit cost; net instructional unit cost by cost categories; indirect instructional support unit cost; net instructional unit cost by the seven instructional cost categories and by subject area; and unit cost comparisons. Highlighted findings included the following: (1) in FY 1989, the state average net instructional unit cost for the 39 community college districts in Illinois was $110.53, an increase of 6.4% from FY 1988; (2) state averages for the cost categories comprising instructional costs were $42.18 for direct salaries, $8.46 for direct department cost, $1.15 for direct equipment cost, $43.16 for allocated indirect cost, $15.06 for operation and maintenance, and $0.53 for building rental; (3) state averages for support services included $10.07 for academic administration and planning, $4.54 for learning resources, $9.49 for student services, $3.25 for administrative data processing, $7.58 for general administration, $0.58 for auxiliary services, and $7.66 for general institutional cost; and (4) average unit costs ranged from a high of $171.07 for Health Occupational programs to a low of $75.31 for Adult Basic Education/Adult Secondary Education. (WJT)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois