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New Site on College Expenditures

INSIDE HIGHER ED   |  February 13, 2019 by Paul Fain

The American Council of Trustees and Alumni last week released a new website on college expenditures. Drawn from federal data, the site provides eight years of the most recently available figures on administrative and instructional spending patterns for 1,500 four-year colleges, both public and private. It also includes tools to do comparisons between colleges and their peer groups, as well as data on student tuition, retention and graduation rates.

The council said the site, dubbed How Colleges Spend Money, is designed for college trustees and others, with a goal of being a conversation starter. It will update the data going forward.

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