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ERIC Number: ED346937
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Jun
Pages: 51
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Comparative Financial Statistics for Public Two-Year Colleges: FY 1991 National Sample.
Dickmeyer, Nathan; Cirino, Anna Marie
This report provides comparative financial information derived from a national sample of 503 public two-year colleges. The report includes space for colleges to compare their institutional statistics with data provided on national sample medians; quartile data for the national sample; and statistics presented in various formats, including tables, bar graphs, and pie charts. The eight sections of the report focus on: (1) an introduction to the background, objectives, and peer groups of the financial study, including information on ordering reports, obtaining specialized data analyses, and responding to and using the report; (2) limitations of the study and explanations of study methods, including a section that attempts to dispel the myth of the "typical college," explanations of calculations, and definitions; (3) placement of the participating colleges by state and region; (4) information on quartile and median revenues by source; (5) expenditures by function and selected expenditure ratios; (6) credit full-time equivalent (FTE) and headcount students per FTE staff; selected staffing, participation, space utilization, and financial aid ratios; part-time staff; and (7) student characteristics, such as class size, ethnicity, age, gender, units taken, hours attended, and class level. Appendixes provide a list of participating colleges and their peer group composition and a user's survey. (JMC)
National Association of College and University Business Officers, One Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036-1178 ($20; $15, members).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC.; Association of Community Coll. Trustees, Annandale, VA.; National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Association of College and University Business Officers, Washington, DC.
Note: For a more detailed report, see JC 920 370.