ERIC Number: ED355855
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Mar
Student Charges at Public, Four-Year Institutions. Annual Survey, Fall 1992.
Strand, Heather; And Others
This report examines student charges at public, four-year institutions throughout the United States based on the responses from a survey of 513 responding institutions. Statistical data are presented in the appendix comprising nearly the entire report. Major findings include the following items: (1) the overall fall 1992 resident undergraduate tuition and fees increased by 10.4 percent--down from the 13.6 percent increase experienced in fall 1991; (2) graduate tuition and fees for residents increased by 11.7 percent, with charges at National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges (NASULGC) members increasing at 11.8 percent; (3) room and board charges increased 4.7 percent between 1991 and 1992, down from the 6.0 percent increase between fall 1990 and fall 1991; (4) the largest increases in tuition and fees were experienced in California (29 percent), Puerto Rico (28.3 percent), New York (19.8 percent), Texas (19.1 percent), and Montana (18.2 percent); and (5) the lowest increases in tuition and fees were experienced in Guam (0.7 percent), Arizona (1.3 percent), Oklahoma (1.4 percent), Louisiana (1.5 percent), and Hawaii (2.8 percent). Three-quarters of the respondents reported receiving greater numbers of aid requests and 66.2 percent of the respondents added that students requesting aid were asking for more money. (GLR)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Fees, Higher Education, Land Grant Universities, National Surveys, Postsecondary Education, Public Colleges, Student Financial Aid, Tables (Data), Tuition, Undergraduate Study
National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, 1785 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20036.
Publication Type: Reports - General; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, Washington, DC.; American Association of State Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC.