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Digest of Education Statistics: 2013
Digest of Education Statistics: 2013

NCES 2015-011
May 2015


Table 334.40. Total expenditures of private nonprofit degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by purpose and classification of institution: 2011-12
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 $159,873,305 $52,214,210 $17,430,156 $2,334,489 $14,186,675 $12,881,771 $21,153,637 $14,948,085 $845,319 $15,483,513 $5,450,073 $2,945,376
4-year 159,287,851 52,010,324 17,429,483 2,332,440 14,135,313 12,796,288 21,003,182 14,924,473 843,247 15,483,513 5,450,073 2,879,516
Research university, very high3 75,062,746 22,578,702 14,048,235 915,700 5,319,337 2,682,330 6,390,965 4,694,616 534,660 12,024,449 4,356,661 1,517,092
Research university, high4 11,663,973 4,246,545 1,050,017 186,635 1,703,822 858,221 1,581,765 1,474,453 26,359 480,140 53,068 2,948
Doctoral/research5 7,539,964 3,049,254 231,254 117,883 869,434 921,486 1,333,863 967,124 7,824 0 20,473 21,370
Master's6 27,087,760 10,405,904 286,883 288,665 2,725,249 4,073,331 5,169,105 3,556,934 100,565 100,865 117,302 262,958
Baccalaureate7 21,668,985 7,682,396 253,565 204,064 1,869,038 3,382,887 4,170,596 3,529,050 117,313 6,028 63,215 390,833
Special-focus institutions8 16,264,423 4,047,523 1,559,530 619,494 1,648,433 878,033 2,356,889 702,295 56,526 2,872,031 839,354 684,314
Art, music, or design 2,069,096 858,339 910 22,193 225,618 208,902 436,958 219,052 7,450 0 26,177 63,498
Business and management 581,438 205,372 5,505 791 59,094 80,320 135,493 66,408 58 0 0 28,396
Engineering or technology 172,296 73,027 3,175 4 12,702 28,891 36,478 13,823 2,167 0 57 1,972
Law 631,450 275,187 7,222 13,963 92,938 79,172 138,730 16,040 1,870 0 1,850 4,478
Medical or other health 10,671,447 1,937,718 1,536,413 499,375 1,063,237 285,418 1,038,862 188,349 10,650 2,872,031 799,101 440,293
Theological 1,757,432 547,210 3,610 56,735 166,605 158,454 475,076 173,720 30,716 0 10,712 134,593
Tribal9 107,116 35,322 428 8,925 5,287 16,520 24,829 2,379 2,981 0 1,457 8,988
Other special focus 274,148 115,348 2,267 17,508 22,952 20,356 70,463 22,525 633 0 0 2,096
2-year 585,454 203,885 673 2,049 51,363 85,483 150,455 23,613 2,072 0 0 65,861
Associate's of arts 569,564 201,498 433 1,730 50,451 84,070 146,143 23,264 641 0 0 61,335
Tribal9 15,890 2,388 240 320 912 1,413 4,312 348 1,431 0 0 4,526
  Percentage distribution
Total 100.00 32.66 10.90 1.46 8.87 8.06 13.23 9.35 0.53 9.68 3.41 1.84
4-year 100.00 32.65 10.94 1.46 8.87 8.03 13.19 9.37 0.53 9.72 3.42 1.81
Research university, very high3 100.00 30.08 18.72 1.22 7.09 3.57 8.51 6.25 0.71 16.02 5.80 2.02
Research university, high4 100.00 36.41 9.00 1.60 14.61 7.36 13.56 12.64 0.23 4.12 0.45 0.03
Doctoral/research5 100.00 40.44 3.07 1.56 11.53 12.22 17.69 12.83 0.10 0.00 0.27 0.28
Master's6 100.00 38.42 1.06 1.07 10.06 15.04 19.08 13.13 0.37 0.37 0.43 0.97
Baccalaureate7 100.00 35.45 1.17 0.94 8.63 15.61 19.25 16.29 0.54 0.03 0.29 1.80
Special-focus institutions8 100.00 24.89 9.59 3.81 10.14 5.40 14.49 4.32 0.35 17.66 5.16 4.21
Art, music, or design 100.00 41.48 0.04 1.07 10.90 10.10 21.12 10.59 0.36 0.00 1.27 3.07
Business and management 100.00 35.32 0.95 0.14 10.16 13.81 23.30 11.42 0.01 0.00 0.00 4.88
Engineering or technology 100.00 42.38 1.84 # 7.37 16.77 21.17 8.02 1.26 0.00 0.03 1.14
Law 100.00 43.58 1.14 2.21 14.72 12.54 21.97 2.54 0.30 0.00 0.29 0.71
Medical or other health 100.00 18.16 14.40 4.68 9.96 2.67 9.73 1.76 0.10 26.91 7.49 4.13
Theological 100.00 31.14 0.21 3.23 9.48 9.02 27.03 9.88 1.75 0.00 0.61 7.66
Tribal9 100.00 32.98 0.40 8.33 4.94 15.42 23.18 2.22 2.78 0.00 1.36 8.39
Other special focus 100.00 42.08 0.83 6.39 8.37 7.43 25.70 8.22 0.23 0.00 0.00 0.76
2-year 100.00 34.83 0.11 0.35 8.77 14.60 25.70 4.03 0.35 0.00 0.00 11.25
Associate's of arts 100.00 35.38 0.08 0.30 8.86 14.76 25.66 4.08 0.11 0.00 0.00 10.77
Tribal9 100.00 15.03 1.51 2.01 5.74 8.89 27.13 2.19 9.00 0.00 0.00 28.49
  Expenditure per full-time-equivalent student in current dollars
Total $48,233 $15,753 $5,259 $704 $4,280 $3,886 $6,382 $4,510 $255 $4,671 $1,644 $889
4-year 48,533 15,847 5,311 711 4,307 3,899 6,399 4,547 257 4,718 1,661 877
Research university, very high3 151,909 45,694 28,430 1,853 10,765 5,428 12,934 9,501 1,082 24,335 8,817 3,070
Research university, high4 41,947 15,272 3,776 671 6,127 3,086 5,688 5,303 95 1,727 191 11
Doctoral/research5 28,326 11,455 869 443 3,266 3,462 5,011 3,633 29 0 77 80
Master's6 22,202 8,529 235 237 2,234 3,339 4,237 2,915 82 83 96 216
Baccalaureate7 29,739 10,544 348 280 2,565 4,643 5,724 4,843 161 8 87 536
Special-focus institutions8 55,134 13,720 5,287 2,100 5,588 2,976 7,989 2,381 192 9,736 2,845 2,320
Art, music, or design 35,880 14,884 16 385 3,912 3,623 7,577 3,799 129 0 454 1,101
Business and management 24,321 8,590 230 33 2,472 3,360 5,668 2,778 2 0 0 1,188
Engineering or technology 12,491 5,294 230 # 921 2,095 2,645 1,002 157 0 4 143
Law 34,839 15,183 398 770 5,128 4,368 7,654 885 103 0 102 247
Medical or other health 106,464 19,332 15,328 4,982 10,607 2,847 10,364 1,879 106 28,653 7,972 4,393
Theological 24,794 7,720 51 800 2,350 2,235 6,702 2,451 433 0 151 1,899
Tribal9 34,179 11,271 137 2,848 1,687 5,271 7,922 759 951 0 465 2,868
Other special focus 37,777 15,895 312 2,413 3,163 2,805 9,710 3,104 87 0 0 289
2-year 17,996 6,267 21 63 1,579 2,628 4,625 726 64 0 0 2,024
Associate's of arts 17,841 6,312 14 54 1,580 2,633 4,578 729 20 0 0 1,921
Tribal9 26,091 3,921 395 525 1,498 2,320 7,080 572 2,349 0 0 7,432
#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 2012, Enrollment component; and Spring 2013, Finance component. (This table was prepared January 2014.)