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Table 343. Current-fund expenditures and expenditures per full-time-equivalent student in degree-granting institutions, by type and control of institution: Selected years, 1970-71 to 2000-01

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                |        All institutions         |      4-year institutions       |       2-year institutions
                |_________________________________|________________________________|________________________________
                |     Current-fund   |            |     Current-fund  |            |     Current-fund  |
Control of      |     expenditures,  |Current-fund|     expenditures, |Current-fund|     expenditures, |Current-fund
institution     |     in millions    |expenditures|     in millions   |expenditures|     in millions   |expenditures
and year        |____________________|per student,|___________________|per student,|___________________|per student,
                |Unadjusted|Constant |in constant |Unadjusted|Constant|in constant |Unadjusted|Constant|in constant
                |  dollars | 2000-01 |    2000-01 |  dollars |2000-01 |    2000-01 |  dollars |2000-01 |    2000-01
                |          | dollars |    dollars |          |dollars |    dollars |          |dollars |    dollars
________________|__________|_________|____________|__________|________|____________|__________|________|____________
1               |        2 |       3 |          4 |        5 |      6 |          7 |        8 |      9 |         10
________________|__________|_________|____________|__________|________|____________|__________|________|____________
All             |          |         |            |          |        |            |          |        |
   institutions |          |         |            |          |        |            |          |        |
1970-71 ........|   $23,375| $103,029|     $15,291|   $21,049| $92,774|     $18,030|    $2,327| $10,255|      $6,440
1975-76 ........|    38,903|  122,825|      14,485|    33,811| 106,749|      18,092|     5,092|  16,076|       6,233
1977-78 ........|    45,971|  128,512|      15,271|    39,899| 111,537|      18,793|     6,072|  16,975|       6,844
1978-79 ........|    50,721|  129,647|      15,529|    44,163| 112,885|      19,029|     6,558|  16,763|       6,938
1979-80 ........|    56,914|  128,362|      15,124|    49,661| 112,004|      18,617|     7,253|  16,358|       6,619
                |          |         |            |          |        |            |          |        |
1980-81 ........|    64,053|  129,468|      14,681|    55,840| 112,868|      18,319|     8,212|  16,600|       6,246
1981-82 ........|    70,339|  130,870|      14,518|    61,333| 114,114|      18,259|     9,006|  16,756|       6,061
1982-83 ........|    75,936|  135,463|      14,900|    66,238| 118,164|      18,910|     9,697|  17,299|       6,085
1983-84 ........|    81,993|  141,049|      15,388|    71,680| 123,307|      19,495|    10,314|  17,742|       6,245
1984-85 ........|    89,951|  148,910|      16,635|    78,744| 130,357|      20,715|    11,207|  18,553|       6,978
                |          |         |            |          |        |            |          |        |
1985-86 ........|    97,536|  156,940|      17,548|    85,560| 137,671|      21,872|    11,976|  19,269|       7,274
1986-87 ........|   105,764|  166,483|      18,367|    92,985| 146,367|      23,013|    12,779|  20,115|       7,440
1987-88 ........|   113,786|  171,985|      18,634|   100,143| 151,363|      23,335|    13,644|  20,622|       7,518
1988-89 ........|   123,867|  178,957|      18,909|   109,141| 157,681|      23,661|    14,726|  21,276|       7,598
1989-90 ........|   134,656|  185,683|      18,984|   118,578| 163,513|      23,998|    16,077|  22,170|       7,471
                |          |         |            |          |        |            |          |        |
1990-91 ........|   146,088|  191,005|      19,132|   128,594| 168,133|      24,129|    17,494|  22,872|       7,585
1991-92 ........|   156,189|  197,872|      19,098|   137,375| 174,037|      24,576|    18,814|  23,835|       7,269
1992-93 ........|   165,241|  202,999|      19,450|   145,300| 178,501|      25,037|    19,941|  24,498|       7,407
1993-94 ........|   173,351|  207,584|      20,054|   152,164| 182,213|      25,588|    21,187|  25,371|       7,854
1994-95 ........|   182,969|  212,996|      20,583|   160,891| 187,295|      26,242|    22,078|  25,701|       8,005
                |          |         |            |          |        |            |          |        |
1995-96 ........|   190,476|  215,863|      20,887|   166,954| 189,206|      26,378|    23,522|  26,657|       8,430
1996-97 ........|      --- |     --- |        --- |      --- |    --- |        --- |      --- |    --- |        ---
1997-98 ........|      --- |     --- |        --- |      --- |    --- |        --- |      --- |    --- |        ---
1998-99 ........|      --- |     --- |        --- |      --- |    --- |        --- |      --- |    --- |        ---
1999-2000 ......|      --- |     --- |        --- |      --- |    --- |        --- |      --- |    --- |        ---
2000-01 ........|      --- |     --- |        --- |      --- |    --- |        --- |      --- |    --- |        ---
                |          |         |            |          |        |            |          |        |
Public          |          |         |            |          |        |            |          |        |
   institutions |          |         |            |          |        |            |          |        |
1970-71 ........|    14,996|   66,097|      13,344|    12,899|  56,853|      16,391|     2,097|   9,243|       6,226
1975-76 ........|    26,184|   82,668|      12,675|    21,392|  67,538|      16,649|     4,792|  15,130|       6,136
1977-78 ........|    30,725|   85,893|      13,428|    25,013|  69,925|      17,312|     5,712|  15,968|       6,774
1978-79 ........|    33,733|   86,224|      13,732|    27,600|  70,549|      17,654|     6,132|  15,675|       6,866
1979-80 ........|    37,768|   85,181|      13,325|    30,979|  69,869|      17,212|     6,789|  15,312|       6,562
                |          |         |            |          |        |            |          |        |
1980-81 ........|    42,280|   85,459|      12,866|    34,677|  70,092|      16,856|     7,602|  15,366|       6,186
1981-82 ........|    46,219|   85,993|      12,681|    37,890|  70,495|      16,751|     8,330|  15,498|       6,024
1982-83 ........|    49,573|   88,434|      12,909|    40,616|  72,455|      17,167|     8,957|  15,979|       6,076
1983-84 ........|    53,087|   91,322|      13,271|    43,588|  74,982|      17,577|     9,499|  16,340|       6,247
1984-85 ........|    58,315|   96,537|      14,442|    48,017|  79,490|      18,757|    10,298|  17,047|       6,967
                |          |         |            |          |        |            |          |        |
1985-86 ........|    63,194|  101,682|      15,250|    52,184|  83,967|      19,805|    11,010|  17,715|       7,296
1986-87 ........|    67,654|  106,494|      15,712|    56,003|  88,154|      20,522|    11,651|  18,340|       7,388
1987-88 ........|    72,641|  109,795|      15,826|    60,137|  90,895|      20,678|    12,505|  18,900|       7,435
1988-89 ........|    78,946|  114,057|      16,071|    65,349|  94,413|      20,954|    13,597|  19,644|       7,581
1989-90 ........|    85,771|  118,273|      16,044|    70,865|  97,719|      21,152|    14,906|  20,554|       7,469
                |          |         |            |          |        |            |          |        |
1990-91 ........|    92,961|  121,544|      16,081|    76,722| 100,311|      21,163|    16,239|  21,232|       7,535
1991-92 ........|    98,847|  125,227|      15,926|    81,334| 103,040|      21,486|    17,513|  22,187|       7,234
1992-93 ........|   104,570|  128,464|      16,237|    86,065| 105,731|      22,037|    18,505|  22,734|       7,301
1993-94 ........|   109,310|  130,896|      16,755|    89,697| 107,411|      22,537|    19,612|  23,485|       7,709
1994-95 ........|   115,465|  134,414|      17,267|    94,895| 110,468|      23,259|    20,570|  23,946|       7,890
                |          |         |            |          |        |            |          |        |
1995-96 ........|   119,525|  135,455|      17,474|    97,905| 110,953|      23,323|    21,620|  24,502|       8,182
1996-97 ........|   125,429|  138,203|      17,730|   103,069| 113,566|      23,823|    22,360|  24,637|       8,137
1997-98 ........|   132,846|  143,811|      18,274|   109,190| 118,202|      24,555|    23,656|  25,609|       8,380
1998-99 ........|   140,539|  149,550|      18,978|   115,158| 122,542|      25,168|    25,381|  27,008|       8,969
1999-2000 ......|   152,325|  157,544|      19,644|   124,878| 129,156|      26,121|    27,447|  28,388|       9,230
2000-01 ........|   170,345|  170,345|      20,606|   140,578| 140,578|      27,973|    29,766|  29,766|       9,183
                |          |         |            |          |        |            |          |        |
Private         |          |         |            |          |        |            |          |        |
   institutions |          |         |            |          |        |            |          |        |
1970-71 ........|     8,379|   36,932|      20,694|     8,150|  35,920|      21,421|       230|   1,012|       9,383
1975-76 ........|    12,719|   40,157|      20,516|    12,419|  39,210|      21,265|       300|     947|       8,343
1979-80 ........|    19,146|   43,181|      20,614|    18,682|  42,135|      21,533|       464|   1,046|       7,584
1980-81 ........|    21,773|   44,009|      20,218|    21,163|  42,776|      21,355|       610|   1,233|       7,103
1981-82 ........|    24,120|   44,877|      20,095|    23,444|  43,619|      21,368|       676|   1,258|       6,558
                |          |         |            |          |        |            |          |        |
1982-83 ........|    26,363|   47,029|      20,985|    25,623|  45,709|      22,536|       740|   1,320|       6,206
1983-84 ........|    28,907|   49,727|      21,763|    28,092|  48,325|      23,465|       815|   1,402|       6,216
1984-85 ........|    31,637|   52,373|      23,102|    30,727|  50,867|      24,755|       910|   1,506|       7,097
1985-86 ........|    34,342|   55,258|      24,282|    33,376|  53,704|      26,137|       966|   1,554|       7,035
1986-87 ........|    38,110|   59,989|      26,240|    36,982|  58,213|      28,193|     1,128|   1,775|       8,022
                |          |         |            |          |        |            |          |        |
1987-88 ........|    41,145|   62,190|      27,133|    40,006|  60,468|      28,921|     1,139|   1,722|       8,555
1988-89 ........|    44,922|   64,900|      27,415|    43,792|  63,268|      29,313|     1,130|   1,632|       7,808
1989-90 ........|    48,885|   67,410|      27,979|    47,713|  65,794|      29,991|     1,172|   1,616|       7,496
1990-91 ........|    53,127|   69,461|      28,639|    51,872|  67,821|      30,441|     1,255|   1,640|       8,306
1991-92 ........|    57,342|   72,645|      29,084|    56,041|  70,997|      31,061|     1,301|   1,648|       7,774
                |          |         |            |          |        |            |          |        |
1992-93 ........|    60,671|   74,534|      29,518|    59,235|  72,770|      31,212|     1,436|   1,764|       9,112
1993-94 ........|    64,041|   76,688|      30,204|    62,466|  74,802|      31,764|     1,575|   1,886|      10,243
1994-95 ........|    67,504|   78,582|      30,652|    65,996|  76,827|      32,175|     1,508|   1,755|       9,980
1995-96 ........|    70,952|   80,408|      31,128|    69,050|  78,253|      32,394|     1,902|   2,156|      12,868
1996-97 ........|      --- |     --- |        --- |      --- |    --- |        --- |      --- |    --- |        ---
                |          |         |            |          |        |            |          |        |
1997-98 ........|      --- |     --- |        --- |      --- |    --- |        --- |      --- |    --- |        ---
1998-99 ........|      --- |     --- |        --- |      --- |    --- |        --- |      --- |    --- |        ---
1999-2000 ......|      --- |     --- |        --- |      --- |    --- |        --- |      --- |    --- |        ---
2000-01 ........|      --- |     --- |        --- |      --- |    --- |        --- |      --- |    --- |        ---
________________|__________|_________|____________|__________|________|____________|__________|________|____________

---Not available.

NOTE: Constant dollars based on the Consumer Price Index adjusted to a school year basis. Data for 1995-96 and earlier years are for institutions of higher education. Institutions of higher education were accredited by an agency or association that was recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, or recognized directly by the Secretary of Education. The new degree-granting classification is very similar to the earlier higher education classification, except that it includes some additional institutions, primarily 2-year colleges, and excludes a few higher education institutions that did not award associate's or higher degrees. (See Guide to Sources for details.) Private college data not collected on a basis consistent with public institutions after 1995-96. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), "Financial Statistics of Institutions of Higher Education," 1970-71 through 1985-86, "Fall Enrollment in Colleges and Universities," 1970 through 1985; 1986-87 through 2000-01 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, "Finance Survey" (IPEDS-F:FY86-99), "Fall Enrollment Survey" (IPEDS-F:FY86-99), and Spring 2001 and Spring 2002; and Bureau of Labor Statistics, Consumer Price Index. (This table was prepared October 2003.)