ERIC Number: ED463032
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Iowa Community Colleges Tuition and Fees Report, Academic Year 2001-2002.
Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines. Div. of Community Colleges.
The document provides information on revenue generated from tuition, fees, and other related financial sources relating to Iowa community college. Findings include: (1) the average annual full-time Iowa community college tuition increased $714 (49%) from fiscal year 1993 to 2002; (2) the average annual full-time Iowa community college tuition for academic year 2001-2002 increased $224 (12%) to $2,162; (3) the difference in annual tuition cost among Iowa community colleges decreased from $626 in 1993 to $270 in 2001 and in fiscal year 2002 the difference increased to $360; (4) in 1980, tuition and fees generated 24% of the total operating funds of Iowa community colleges, but in fiscal year 2001, 39% of the total operating funds of Iowa community colleges was generated through tuition and fees; (5) Iowa community college average tuition is 54% above the national average; (6) Iowa ranks fourth in tuition when compared with surrounding states; (7) in fiscal year 2000, Iowa community colleges collected $121 million from tuition and fees; and (8) the average community college semester hour tuition rate in the fall term of the year 2001 was $72.05. The appendix provides specific tuition and fees information for every Iowa community college as well as a breakdown of revenue sources for all Iowa community colleges, from 1980 to 2001. (MKF)
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Role, Community Colleges, Comparative Analysis, Educational Finance, Enrollment, Tuition, Two Year Colleges
For full text: http://www.state.la.us/educate/CCWP/cc/pubs/tfr02.pdf.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines. Div. of Community Colleges.