NOTE: Expenditure data for school year 2010 (201011) are estimated. Degree data for school year 2010 are projected. Doctors degrees include Ph.D., Ed.D., and comparable degrees at
the doctoral level, as well as such degrees as M.D., D.D.S., and law degrees that were formerly classified as first-professional degrees.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Opening Fall Enrollment in Higher Education, 1960 through 1965; Financial Statistics of Higher Education,
195960 through 196465; Earned Degrees Conferred, 195960 through 196465; Projections of Education Statistics to 2020; Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), "Fall
Enrollment in Institutions of Higher Education," "Degrees and Other Formal Awards Conferred," and "Financial Statistics of Institutions of Higher Education" surveys, 196566 through
198586; Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), "Fall Enrollment Survey" (IPEDS-EF:8699), "Completions Survey" (IPEDS-C:8799), and "Finance Survey" (IPEDSF:
FY8799); IPEDS Fall 2000 through Fall 2010, Completions component; and IPEDS Spring 2001 through Spring 2011, Enrollment and Finance components.