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Table 362. Expenditures of public degree-granting institutions, by purpose of expenditure and type of institution: 2003-04 through 2006-07
Type of institution and year Total expenditures Operating expenditures Nonoperating expenditures
Total Instruction Research Public service Academic support Student services Insti- tutional support Operation and maintenance of plant Deprecia- tion Scholar- ships and fellow- ships1 Auxiliary enterprises Hospitals Indepen- dent opera- tions Other
Total Salaries and wages Total Interest Other
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
In thousands of current dollars
All institutions                                      
2003-04 $205,068,500 $198,321,711 $56,767,947 $39,431,881 $21,408,497 $8,981,907 $13,613,774 $9,426,787 $16,849,813 $12,611,040 $8,999,651 $8,172,682 $15,705,951 $18,471,970 $736,799 $6,574,893 $6,746,790 $2,679,502 $4,067,287
2004-05 215,794,343 208,488,447 59,656,806 41,026,819 22,550,836 9,481,391 14,258,857 10,042,243 17,454,934 13,578,182 9,592,800 8,402,515 16,664,085 20,104,812 658,166 6,042,819 7,305,896 2,989,771 4,316,125
2005-06 226,549,889 219,061,195 62,988,407 43,202,237 23,056,406 9,746,753 15,299,823 10,634,906 18,528,338 15,117,844 10,071,291 8,616,689 17,314,237 20,689,224 744,028 6,253,250 7,488,694 3,404,166 4,084,528
2006-07 238,828,801 230,398,826 67,188,249 45,998,524 23,893,564 10,148,312 16,306,542 11,377,541 19,962,037 15,806,925 10,772,442 8,956,265 18,501,797 22,111,404 784,684 4,589,065 8,429,974 3,819,104 4,610,870
                                     
4-year                                      
2003-04 167,654,408 161,575,599 42,287,792 29,290,396 21,394,125 8,293,533 10,904,235 6,062,776 11,691,429 9,469,470 7,586,394 5,123,190 13,680,554 18,471,970 711,188 5,898,943 6,078,810 2,240,096 3,838,714
2004-05 177,191,847 170,580,039 44,699,891 30,555,416 22,528,940 8,819,093 11,417,218 6,475,649 12,151,581 10,287,442 8,136,660 5,453,252 14,593,314 20,104,812 658,166 5,254,019 6,611,808 2,526,222 4,085,586
2005-06 186,074,213 179,399,853 47,286,043 32,206,726 23,031,885 9,054,397 12,290,114 6,906,675 12,915,660 11,508,008 8,517,539 5,697,202 15,158,273 20,689,224 744,028 5,600,805 6,674,361 2,856,931 3,817,430
2006-07 196,121,062 188,683,105 50,755,304 34,541,885 23,875,451 9,455,605 13,151,359 7,430,739 14,046,030 12,031,682 9,140,557 6,031,919 16,308,351 22,111,404 784,684 3,560,022 7,437,956 3,129,141 4,308,815
                                     
2-year                                      
2003-04 37,414,092 36,746,112 14,480,155 10,141,485 14,371 688,374 2,709,539 3,364,011 5,158,384 3,141,570 1,413,258 3,049,492 2,025,397 0 25,612 675,949 667,980 439,406 228,574
2004-05 38,602,497 37,908,408 14,956,915 10,471,403 21,896 662,298 2,841,639 3,566,594 5,303,353 3,290,740 1,456,140 2,949,262 2,070,771 0 0 788,800 694,089 463,549 230,539
2005-06 40,475,676 39,661,343 15,702,364 10,995,511 24,520 692,356 3,009,709 3,728,231 5,612,677 3,609,836 1,553,752 2,919,487 2,155,964 0 0 652,445 814,333 547,234 267,099
2006-07 42,707,739 41,715,721 16,432,945 11,456,639 18,113 692,707 3,155,183 3,946,803 5,916,007 3,775,243 1,631,885 2,924,346 2,193,446 0 0 1,029,044 992,018 689,963 302,055
Percentage distribution
All institutions                                      
2003-04 100.00 96.71 27.68 19.23 10.44 4.38 6.64 4.60 8.22 6.15 4.39 3.99 7.66 9.01 0.36 3.21 3.29 1.31 1.98
2004-05 100.00 96.61 27.65 19.01 10.45 4.39 6.61 4.65 8.09 6.29 4.45 3.89 7.72 9.32 0.30 2.80 3.39 1.39 2.00
2005-06 100.00 96.69 27.80 19.07 10.18 4.30 6.75 4.69 8.18 6.67 4.45 3.80 7.64 9.13 0.33 2.76 3.31 1.50 1.80
2006-07 100.00 96.47 28.13 19.26 10.00 4.25 6.83 4.76 8.36 6.62 4.51 3.75 7.75 9.26 0.33 1.92 3.53 1.60 1.93
                                     
4-year                                      
2003-04 100.00 96.37 25.22 17.47 12.76 4.95 6.50 3.62 6.97 5.65 4.53 3.06 8.16 11.02 0.42 3.52 3.63 1.34 2.29
2004-05 100.00 96.27 25.23 17.24 12.71 4.98 6.44 3.65 6.86 5.81 4.59 3.08 8.24 11.35 0.37 2.97 3.73 1.43 2.31
2005-06 100.00 96.41 25.41 17.31 12.38 4.87 6.60 3.71 6.94 6.18 4.58 3.06 8.15 11.12 0.40 3.01 3.59 1.54 2.05
2006-07 100.00 96.21 25.88 17.61 12.17 4.82 6.71 3.79 7.16 6.13 4.66 3.08 8.32 11.27 0.40 1.82 3.79 1.60 2.20
                                     
2-year                                      
2003-04 100.00 98.21 38.70 27.11 0.04 1.84 7.24 8.99 13.79 8.40 3.78 8.15 5.41 0.00 0.07 1.81 1.79 1.17 0.61
2004-05 100.00 98.20 38.75 27.13 0.06 1.72 7.36 9.24 13.74 8.52 3.77 7.64 5.36 0.00 0.00 2.04 1.80 1.20 0.60
2005-06 100.00 97.99 38.79 27.17 0.06 1.71 7.44 9.21 13.87 8.92 3.84 7.21 5.33 0.00 0.00 1.61 2.01 1.35 0.66
2006-07 100.00 97.68 38.48 26.83 0.04 1.62 7.39 9.24 13.85 8.84 3.82 6.85 5.14 0.00 0.00 2.41 2.32 1.62 0.71
Expenditures per full-time-equivalent student in current dollars
All institutions                                      
2003-04 $22,192 $21,462 $6,143 $4,267 $2,317 $972 $1,473 $1,020 $1,823 $1,365 $974 $884 $1,700 $1,999 $80 $712 $730 $290 $440
2004-05 23,084 22,303 6,382 4,389 2,412 1,014 1,525 1,074 1,867 1,453 1,026 899 1,783 2,151 70 646 782 320 462
2005-06 24,126 23,329 6,708 4,601 2,455 1,038 1,629 1,133 1,973 1,610 1,073 918 1,844 2,203 79 666 797 363 435
2006-07 25,130 24,243 7,070 4,840 2,514 1,068 1,716 1,197 2,100 1,663 1,134 942 1,947 2,327 83 483 887 402 485
                                     
4-year                                      
2003-04 30,166 29,072 7,609 5,270 3,849 1,492 1,962 1,091 2,104 1,704 1,365 922 2,462 3,324 128 1,061 1,094 403 691
2004-05 31,413 30,241 7,925 5,417 3,994 1,563 2,024 1,148 2,154 1,824 1,443 967 2,587 3,564 117 931 1,172 448 724
2005-06 32,483 31,318 8,255 5,622 4,021 1,581 2,145 1,206 2,255 2,009 1,487 995 2,646 3,612 130 978 1,165 499 666
2006-07 33,670 32,393 8,714 5,930 4,099 1,623 2,258 1,276 2,411 2,066 1,569 1,036 2,800 3,796 135 611 1,277 537 740
                                     
2-year                                      
2003-04 10,158 9,977 3,932 2,754 4 187 736 913 1,401 853 384 828 550 0 7 184 181 119 62
2004-05 10,412 10,225 4,034 2,824 6 179 766 962 1,430 888 393 796 559 0 0 213 187 125 62
2005-06 11,053 10,831 4,288 3,003 7 189 822 1,018 1,533 986 424 797 589 0 0 178 222 149 73
2006-07 11,609 11,340 4,467 3,114 5 188 858 1,073 1,608 1,026 444 795 596 0 0 280 270 188 82
Expenditures per full-time-equivalent student in constant 2007-08 dollars2 
All institutions                                      
2003-04 $25,246 $24,415 $6,989 $4,854 $2,636 $1,106 $1,676 $1,161 $2,074 $1,553 $1,108 $1,006 $1,934 $2,274 $91 $809 $831 $330 $501
2004-05 25,494 24,631 7,048 4,847 2,664 1,120 1,685 1,186 2,062 1,604 1,133 993 1,969 2,375 78 714 863 353 510
2005-06 25,667 24,819 7,136 4,895 2,612 1,104 1,733 1,205 2,099 1,713 1,141 976 1,962 2,344 84 708 848 386 463
2006-07 26,062 25,142 7,332 5,019 2,607 1,107 1,779 1,242 2,178 1,725 1,176 977 2,019 2,413 86 501 920 417 503
                                     
4-year                                      
2003-04 34,318 33,073 8,656 5,996 4,379 1,698 2,232 1,241 2,393 1,938 1,553 1,049 2,800 3,781 146 1,207 1,244 459 786
2004-05 34,692 33,398 8,752 5,982 4,411 1,727 2,235 1,268 2,379 2,014 1,593 1,068 2,857 3,936 129 1,029 1,295 495 800
2005-06 34,558 33,318 8,782 5,981 4,278 1,682 2,283 1,283 2,399 2,137 1,582 1,058 2,815 3,842 138 1,040 1,240 531 709
2006-07 34,918 33,594 9,037 6,150 4,251 1,683 2,341 1,323 2,501 2,142 1,627 1,074 2,904 3,937 140 634 1,324 557 767
                                     
2-year                                      
2003-04 11,556 11,350 4,473 3,133 4 213 837 1,039 1,593 970 437 942 626 0 8 209 206 136 71
2004-05 11,499 11,292 4,455 3,119 7 197 846 1,062 1,580 980 434 879 617 0 0 235 207 138 69
2005-06 11,759 11,523 4,562 3,194 7 201 874 1,083 1,631 1,049 451 848 626 0 0 190 237 159 78
2006-07 12,039 11,760 4,632 3,230 5 195 889 1,113 1,668 1,064 460 824 618 0 0 290 280 195 85
1 Excludes discounts and allowances.
2 Constant dollars based on the Consumer Price Index, prepared by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, adjusted to a school-year basis.
NOTE: Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Includes data for public institutions reporting data according to either the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) or the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) questionnaire. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2003-04 through 2006-07 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Spring 2004 through Spring 2008. (This table was prepared December 2008.)
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