ERIC Number: ED354939
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Mar
Comparative Financial Statistics for Public Two-Year Colleges: FY 1992 National Sample.
Dickmeyer, Nathan; Cirino, Anna Marie
This report, the 15th in an annual series, provides comparative information derived from a national sample of 544 public two-year colleges, highlighting financial statistics for fiscal year 1991-92. The report offers 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. Sections of the report discuss the following topics: (1) the background, objectives, and peer groups participating in the study, and methods for 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 consideration of the myth of the "typical" institution, and subsections on calculations, interpretation of proportions, medians and quartiles, means, and definitions; (3) categorization of the participating colleges by state and region; (4) revenues per credit full-time equivalent (FTE) student, and by revenue source; (5) expenditures per FTE student, and by academic and support function; (6) staffing data, including credit FTE student per FTE staff (grouped by staff function), and full-time to part-time staffing ratios; and (7) student characteristics, including credit classes distribution by class size, racial/ethnic status, age, gender, credit units enrolled, hours attended, and class level. Appendixes provide a list of participating colleges and their peer group classification and a user's survey for rating different aspects of the report. (PAA)
Descriptors: Budgets, Community Colleges, Comparative Analysis, Educational Finance, Enrollment, Expenditure per Student, Expenditures, Financial Support, Instructional Student Costs, National Norms, National Surveys, Public Colleges, Questionnaires, School Personnel, School Statistics, State Norms, Statistical Analysis, Teacher Student Ratio, Trend Analysis, Tuition, Two Year Colleges, Worksheets
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; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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 FY 1991 report, see ED 346 937.