The percent of revenues that postsecondary institutions received from tuition and fees in 2015-16 varied greatly depending on the type of institution, according to new data released today by the National Center for Education StatisticsFor instance, public 4-year institutions and administrative offices received about 22 percent of their revenues from tuition and fees in Fiscal Year (FY) 2016, compared with just over 39 percent at private nonprofit entities and just over 90 percent at private for-profit entities.
These data were released as part of a new First Look report that includes information on Enrollment and Employees in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2016; and Financial Statistics and Academic Libraries, FY 2016.
It presents findings from the spring 2017 data collection of the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), an NCES program within the Institute of Education Sciences.
Other findings include:
• In fall 2016, Title IV institutions enrolled approximately 17.3 million undergraduate and about 3 million graduate students. Of the approximately 17.3 million undergraduates, about 62 percent were enrolled in 4-year institutions and 36 percent in 2-year institutions. Nearly 2 percent were enrolled in less-than-2-year institutions;
• In FY 2016, about 29 percent of expenses at public 4-year entities were for instruction, compared with 42 percent at public 2-year entities and nearly 52 percent at public less-than-2-year entities; and
• Title IV institutions and administrative offices reported employing approximately 4.0 million individuals in fall 2016. Of those individuals, about 2.6 million were employed full-time and about 1.4 million were employed part-time.
Academic Libraries and Librarians
The report includes two charts with data about libraries and librarians.
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