[Libs-Or] NCES Releases New Data on Postsecondary Tuition, Fees and Degrees

Ann Reed ann.reed at state.or.us
Tue Jul 9 08:03:37 PDT 2013

[Institute of Education Sciences - Newsflash]

NCES Releases New Data on Postsecondary Tuition, Fees and Degrees

[ipeds logo]Between 2010-11 and 2012-13, the average tuition and required fees at 4-year public institutions (after adjusting for inflation) increased more for in-state students (7 percent increase) than for out-of-state students (4 percent increase). During that same time period, 4-year nonprofit institutions increased overall at 3 percent. However, for-profit institutions reported a 2 percent decrease. This First Look presents findings from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) fall 2012 data collection, which included three survey components: institutional characteristics for 2012-13-such as degrees offered, type of program, application information, and tuition and other costs; the number and type of degrees conferred from July 2011 through June 2012; and 12-month enrollment data for the 2011-12 academic year.

Other findings include:

* In 2012-13, of the 7,416 Title IV institutions in the United States and other jurisdictions, 3,110 were classified as 4-year institutions, 2,263 were 2-year institutions, and the remaining 2,043 were less-than-2-year institutions.

* Institutions reported a 12-month unduplicated headcount enrollment totaling about 29 million individual students. Of these, roughly 25.2 million were undergraduates and approximately 3.8 million were graduate students.

* Of the roughly 3 million students receiving degrees at 4-year Title IV institutions, 46 percent were 18- to 24-years old.

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