ERIC Number: ED451836
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Jan-17
Reference Count: N/A
Iowa Community Colleges 2000-2001 Academic Year Tuition and Fees Report.
Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines. Div. of Community Colleges and Workforce Preparation.
This report discusses tuition, fee costs, and related information at Iowa Community Colleges. Highlights include: (1) the average Iowa community college tuition increased $489 or 34% between fiscal year 1993 and fiscal year 2001; (2) the average tuition for the 2001 fall and spring semesters was $1,937; (3) in 1980, tuition and fees generated 24% of the total operating funds; (4) in fiscal year 2000, 39% of the total operating funds were generated through tuition and fees; (5) the average tuition was $647 (48%) above the national average, according to the National Center for Educational Statistics; (6) Iowa ranks fourth in tuition when compared with the surrounding states of South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, and Kansas; (7) in fiscal year 1999, the colleges collected $115.5 million from tuition and fees, which represented 38.9% of the general operating funds; and (8) in fiscal year 1999 the Regents' institutions collected $232.4 million from tuition and fees, representing 29.9% of the general university funding. Contains numerous tables and charts. (Author/JA)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Economics, Educational Finance, Equal Education, Fees, Institutional Characteristics, Tuition, Two Year Colleges
For full text: http://www/state.ia.us/educate/programs/comcoll/index.html.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines. Div. of Community Colleges and Workforce Preparation.
Identifiers - Location: Iowa