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Table 415. Total expenditures of private nonprofit degree-granting institutions, by purpose and classification of institution: 2010-11
Classification of institution Total Instruc-
tion
Research Public service Academic support Student services Institu-
tional support
Auxiliary enter-
prises1
Net grant aid
to students2
Hospitals Indepen-
dent operations
Other
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
  In thousands of current dollars
Total $152,509,741 $49,692,506 $17,378,300 $2,255,102 $13,609,316 $12,239,151 $20,234,530 $14,457,573 $772,177 $14,239,347 $5,376,016 $2,255,722
4-year 151,886,926 49,483,331 17,378,015 2,252,753 13,555,980 12,152,861 20,068,168 14,427,590 770,812 14,239,347 5,376,016 2,182,053
Research university, very high3 71,443,659 21,307,738 14,013,260 856,062 5,130,965 2,616,116 6,127,582 4,543,215 427,281 11,009,339 4,383,366 1,028,735
Research university, high4 11,212,549 4,084,254 1,023,163 157,033 1,646,432 787,501 1,557,971 1,404,316 30,333 457,155 57,305 7,086
Doctoral/research5 7,243,048 2,932,893 222,644 120,531 844,660 860,033 1,266,394 925,742 7,139 0 28,159 34,852
Master's6 25,925,305 10,023,721 281,252 300,521 2,595,412 3,833,375 4,908,171 3,452,806 139,099 103,303 112,233 175,413
Baccalaureate7 20,764,015 7,367,558 245,651 191,483 1,811,964 3,233,425 3,983,478 3,434,773 110,567 5,963 66,226 312,927
Special-focus institutions8 15,298,350 3,767,167 1,592,045 627,123 1,526,546 822,412 2,224,572 666,737 56,394 2,663,587 728,728 623,040
Art, music, or design 1,811,749 748,990 895 18,166 200,192 186,177 390,765 184,299 5,388 0 27,005 49,872
Business and management 529,749 188,721 7,290 0 60,194 72,352 119,420 64,866 224 0 0 16,681
Engineering or technology 166,926 71,874 2,913 6 9,446 29,766 35,284 13,777 1,862 0 45 1,954
Law 610,245 265,741 6,113 11,730 93,866 77,042 129,384 16,896 1,710 0 2,438 5,325
Medical or other health 10,143,395 1,819,918 1,567,409 519,322 976,187 271,620 994,243 190,143 12,166 2,663,587 688,462 440,338
Theological 1,681,797 528,349 4,852 55,712 159,730 152,676 467,801 173,147 28,597 0 10,778 100,155
Tribal9 89,569 30,700 358 4,911 3,709 12,409 22,208 2,262 5,814 0 0 7,199
Other special focus 264,919 112,874 2,215 17,276 23,220 20,371 65,467 21,347 634 0 0 1,516
2-year 622,815 209,176 285 2,349 53,336 86,290 166,362 29,983 1,365 0 0 73,669
Associate's of arts 603,014 206,687 257 2,062 52,134 81,998 158,538 29,547 945 0 0 70,848
Tribal9 19,801 2,489 29 287 1,202 4,292 7,824 437 420 0 0 2,820
  Percentage distribution
Total 100.00 32.58 11.39 1.48 8.92 8.03 13.27 9.48 0.51 9.34 3.53 1.48
4-year 100.00 32.58 11.44 1.48 8.93 8.00 13.21 9.50 0.51 9.37 3.54 1.44
Research university, very high3 100.00 29.82 19.61 1.20 7.18 3.66 8.58 6.36 0.60 15.41 6.14 1.44
Research university, high4 100.00 36.43 9.13 1.40 14.68 7.02 13.89 12.52 0.27 4.08 0.51 0.06
Doctoral/research5 100.00 40.49 3.07 1.66 11.66 11.87 17.48 12.78 0.10 0.00 0.39 0.48
Master's6 100.00 38.66 1.08 1.16 10.01 14.79 18.93 13.32 0.54 0.40 0.43 0.68
Baccalaureate7 100.00 35.48 1.18 0.92 8.73 15.57 19.18 16.54 0.53 0.03 0.32 1.51
Special-focus institutions8 100.00 24.62 10.41 4.10 9.98 5.38 14.54 4.36 0.37 17.41 4.76 4.07
Art, music, or design 100.00 41.34 0.05 1.00 11.05 10.28 21.57 10.17 0.30 0.00 1.49 2.75
Business and management 100.00 35.62 1.38 0.00 11.36 13.66 22.54 12.24 0.04 0.00 0.00 3.15
Engineering or technology 100.00 43.06 1.75 # 5.66 17.83 21.14 8.25 1.12 0.00 0.03 1.17
Law 100.00 43.55 1.00 1.92 15.38 12.62 21.20 2.77 0.28 0.00 0.40 0.87
Medical or other health 100.00 17.94 15.45 5.12 9.62 2.68 9.80 1.87 0.12 26.26 6.79 4.34
Theological 100.00 31.42 0.29 3.31 9.50 9.08 27.82 10.30 1.70 0.00 0.64 5.96
Tribal9 100.00 34.28 0.40 5.48 4.14 13.85 24.79 2.53 6.49 0.00 0.00 8.04
Other special focus 100.00 42.61 0.84 6.52 8.77 7.69 24.71 8.06 0.24 0.00 0.00 0.57
2-year 100.00 33.59 0.05 0.38 8.56 13.85 26.71 4.81 0.22 0.00 0.00 11.83
Associate's of arts 100.00 34.28 0.04 0.34 8.65 13.60 26.29 4.90 0.16 0.00 0.00 11.75
Tribal9 100.00 12.57 0.15 1.45 6.07 21.68 39.51 2.21 2.12 0.00 0.00 14.24
  Expenditure per full-time-equivalent student in current dollars
Total $46,419 $15,125 $5,289 $686 $4,142 $3,725 $6,159 $4,400 $235 $4,334 $1,636 $687
4-year 46,725 15,223 5,346 693 4,170 3,739 6,174 4,438 237 4,380 1,654 671
Research university, very high3 146,450 43,678 28,725 1,755 10,518 5,363 12,561 9,313 876 22,568 8,985 2,109
Research university, high4 40,263 14,666 3,674 564 5,912 2,828 5,595 5,043 109 1,642 206 25
Doctoral/research5 27,462 11,120 844 457 3,202 3,261 4,801 3,510 27 0 107 132
Master's6 21,400 8,274 232 248 2,142 3,164 4,051 2,850 115 85 93 145
Baccalaureate7 28,672 10,174 339 264 2,502 4,465 5,501 4,743 153 8 91 432
Special-focus institutions8 53,698 13,223 5,588 2,201 5,358 2,887 7,808 2,340 198 9,349 2,558 2,187
Art, music, or design 34,231 14,151 17 343 3,782 3,518 7,383 3,482 102 0 510 942
Business and management 22,060 7,859 304 0 2,507 3,013 4,973 2,701 9 0 0 695
Engineering or technology 11,907 5,127 208 # 674 2,123 2,517 983 133 0 3 139
Law 33,363 14,529 334 641 5,132 4,212 7,074 924 93 0 133 291
Medical or other health 105,676 18,960 16,330 5,410 10,170 2,830 10,358 1,981 127 27,750 7,173 4,588
Theological 24,249 7,618 70 803 2,303 2,201 6,745 2,497 412 0 155 1,444
Tribal9 18,805 6,445 75 1,031 779 2,605 4,663 475 1,221 0 0 1,511
Other special focus 47,802 20,367 400 3,117 4,190 3,676 11,813 3,852 114 0 0 273
2-year 17,868 6,001 8 67 1,530 2,476 4,773 860 39 0 0 2,114
Associate's of arts 17,629 6,043 8 60 1,524 2,397 4,635 864 28 0 0 2,071
Tribal9 30,416 3,823 44 441 1,847 6,594 12,018 671 645 0 0 4,332
#Rounds to zero.
1 Essentially self-supporting operations of institutions that furnish a service to students, faculty, or staff, such as residence halls and food services.
2 Excludes tuition, fee, and auxiliary enterprise allowances and agency transactions, such as student awards made from contributed funds or grant funds. These exclusions account for the majority of total student grants.
3 Research universities with a very high level of research activity.
4 Research universities with a high level of research activity.
5 Includes institutions that award at least 20 doctor's degrees per year, but did not have high levels of research activity.
6 Master's institutions award at least 50 master's degrees per year.
7 Baccalaureate institutions primarily emphasize undergraduate education. Also includes institutions classified as 4-year under the IPEDS system, which had been classified as 2-year in the Carnegie classification system because they primarily award associate's degrees.
8 Special-focus 4-year institutions award degrees primarily in single fields of study, such as medicine, business, fine arts, theology, and engineering.
9 Tribally controlled colleges are located on reservations and are members of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium.
NOTE: Relative levels of research activity for research universities were determined by an analysis of research and development expenditures, science and engineering research staffing, and doctoral degrees conferred, by field. Further information on the Carnegie 2005 classification system used in this table may be obtained from http://classifications.carnegiefoundation.org/resources/. Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Spring 2011, Enrollment component; and Spring 2012, Finance component. (This table was prepared November 2012.)
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