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Digest of Education Statistics: 2015
Digest of Education Statistics: 2015

NCES 2016-014
December 2016


Table 334.10. Expenditures of public degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by purpose of expenditure and level of institution: 2007-08 through 2013-14
Level of institu-tion and year Total expenditures Instruction Research Public service Academic support Student services Insti- tutional support Operation and maintenance of plant Deprecia- tion Scholar- ships and fellow- ships2 Auxiliary enterprises Hospitals Indepen- dent opera- tions Interest Other
Total1 Salaries and wages
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
  In thousands of current dollars
All levels                                
2007-08 $261,045,829 $71,807,253 $48,691,508 $25,331,167 $10,800,588 $17,871,280 $12,205,110 $22,145,030 $17,032,966 $12,814,049 $9,664,173 $19,533,181 $23,974,721 $931,838 $4,301,708 $12,632,765
2008-09 273,018,676 75,087,547 51,151,497 26,643,578 11,243,089 18,803,731 12,939,241 23,072,985 17,839,425 13,719,433 11,107,945 20,587,662 25,944,900 1,177,848 2,972,642 11,878,652
2009-10 281,390,445 76,331,795 51,808,563 28,102,405 11,511,735 18,890,370 13,124,073 22,679,459 18,037,657 14,307,677 15,494,246 20,482,149 26,595,704 1,236,092 5,062,000 9,535,082
2010-11 296,862,854 79,412,245 53,586,472 29,401,389 12,012,207 19,351,676 13,577,155 23,815,431 18,898,138 15,441,148 17,487,275 21,727,625 27,980,574 1,153,975 5,476,865 11,127,150
2011-12 305,537,590 80,881,773 54,341,187 29,665,476 11,930,514 20,380,843 14,184,601 24,099,951 19,286,569 16,467,330 16,611,881 22,172,526 30,833,717 1,204,016 6,138,489 11,679,905
2012-13 311,424,709 82,946,384 55,555,811 29,860,945 11,905,234 21,259,036 14,688,802 25,269,318 19,717,247 17,436,827 16,221,476 22,490,098 31,838,319 1,224,309 6,364,472 10,202,242
2013-14 323,888,217 85,688,549 57,583,231 29,474,988 12,197,163 22,169,321 15,529,411 26,543,793 20,704,034 18,369,899 15,962,246 23,172,857 34,427,527 1,417,050 6,552,127 11,679,253
                                 
4-year                                
2007-08 215,474,080 54,371,328 36,618,879 25,312,279 10,055,606 14,471,795 8,051,799 15,812,151 13,047,228 10,959,500 6,467,362 17,296,774 23,974,721 931,838 3,523,683 11,198,015
2008-09 225,343,545 57,273,583 38,666,427 26,621,961 10,497,618 15,298,522 8,612,602 16,500,601 13,802,983 11,719,701 7,146,645 18,292,903 25,944,900 1,177,848 2,354,694 10,098,986
2009-10 230,212,346 58,307,342 39,032,863 28,081,694 10,758,002 15,366,887 8,763,305 16,342,588 13,661,203 12,312,930 9,103,655 18,145,849 26,595,704 1,236,092 4,091,226 7,445,869
2010-11 242,591,219 60,644,416 40,420,752 29,380,202 11,225,195 15,732,164 9,122,182 17,255,818 14,305,617 13,213,721 10,088,873 19,334,526 27,980,574 1,153,975 4,379,246 8,774,710
2011-12 251,518,494 62,225,401 41,334,687 29,645,195 11,174,232 16,732,590 9,659,034 17,376,744 14,805,020 14,102,984 9,737,295 19,801,700 30,833,717 1,204,016 4,779,600 9,440,966
2012-13 257,543,514 64,142,742 42,541,275 29,842,594 11,178,539 17,528,570 10,103,438 18,349,595 15,212,898 14,870,558 9,819,766 20,191,850 31,838,319 1,224,309 5,071,595 8,168,742
2013-14 269,892,768 66,829,678 44,567,421 29,453,355 11,492,915 18,322,501 10,865,041 19,522,528 16,088,167 15,667,606 9,899,892 20,985,004 34,427,527 1,417,050 5,200,722 9,720,781
                                 
2-year                                
2007-08 45,571,749 17,435,926 12,072,630 18,887 744,982 3,399,485 4,153,311 6,332,879 3,985,738 1,854,549 3,196,811 2,236,407 0 0 778,025 1,434,749
2008-09 47,675,131 17,813,964 12,485,070 21,617 745,470 3,505,209 4,326,639 6,572,385 4,036,442 1,999,732 3,961,299 2,294,759 0 0 617,948 1,779,666
2009-10 51,178,098 18,024,453 12,775,700 20,711 753,733 3,523,483 4,360,768 6,336,871 4,376,455 1,994,747 6,390,591 2,336,300 0 0 970,774 2,089,213
2010-11 54,271,635 18,767,830 13,165,721 21,187 787,012 3,619,512 4,454,973 6,559,613 4,592,521 2,227,427 7,398,402 2,393,099 0 0 1,097,619 2,352,441
2011-12 54,019,096 18,656,373 13,006,500 20,281 756,282 3,648,252 4,525,567 6,723,207 4,481,549 2,364,346 6,874,585 2,370,826 0 0 1,358,889 2,238,939
2012-13 53,881,195 18,803,642 13,014,536 18,351 726,695 3,730,467 4,585,363 6,919,723 4,504,349 2,566,269 6,401,710 2,298,249 0 0 1,292,877 2,033,500
2013-14 53,995,449 18,858,870 13,015,810 21,633 704,248 3,846,819 4,664,370 7,021,265 4,615,867 2,702,294 6,062,353 2,187,853 0 0 1,351,405 1,958,472
  Percentage distribution
All levels                                
2007-08 100.00 27.51 18.65 9.70 4.14 6.85 4.68 8.48 6.52 4.91 3.70 7.48 9.18 0.36 1.65 4.84
2008-09 100.00 27.50 18.74 9.76 4.12 6.89 4.74 8.45 6.53 5.03 4.07 7.54 9.50 0.43 1.09 4.35
2009-10 100.00 27.13 18.41 9.99 4.09 6.71 4.66 8.06 6.41 5.08 5.51 7.28 9.45 0.44 1.80 3.39
2010-11 100.00 26.75 18.05 9.90 4.05 6.52 4.57 8.02 6.37 5.20 5.89 7.32 9.43 0.39 1.84 3.75
2011-12 100.00 26.47 17.79 9.71 3.90 6.67 4.64 7.89 6.31 5.39 5.44 7.26 10.09 0.39 2.01 3.82
2012-13 100.00 26.63 17.84 9.59 3.82 6.83 4.72 8.11 6.33 5.60 5.21 7.22 10.22 0.39 2.04 3.28
2013-14 100.00 26.46 17.78 9.10 3.77 6.84 4.79 8.20 6.39 5.67 4.93 7.15 10.63 0.44 2.02 3.61
                                 
4-year                                
2007-08 100.00 25.23 16.99 11.75 4.67 6.72 3.74 7.34 6.06 5.09 3.00 8.03 11.13 0.43 1.64 5.20
2008-09 100.00 25.42 17.16 11.81 4.66 6.79 3.82 7.32 6.13 5.20 3.17 8.12 11.51 0.52 1.04 4.48
2009-10 100.00 25.33 16.96 12.20 4.67 6.68 3.81 7.10 5.93 5.35 3.95 7.88 11.55 0.54 1.78 3.23
2010-11 100.00 25.00 16.66 12.11 4.63 6.49 3.76 7.11 5.90 5.45 4.16 7.97 11.53 0.48 1.81 3.62
2011-12 100.00 24.74 16.43 11.79 4.44 6.65 3.84 6.91 5.89 5.61 3.87 7.87 12.26 0.48 1.90 3.75
2012-13 100.00 24.91 16.52 11.59 4.34 6.81 3.92 7.12 5.91 5.77 3.81 7.84 12.36 0.48 1.97 3.17
2013-14 100.00 24.76 16.51 10.91 4.26 6.79 4.03 7.23 5.96 5.81 3.67 7.78 12.76 0.53 1.93 3.60
                                 
2-year                                
2007-08 100.00 38.26 26.49 0.04 1.63 7.46 9.11 13.90 8.75 4.07 7.01 4.91 0.00 0.00 1.71 3.15
2008-09 100.00 37.37 26.19 0.05 1.56 7.35 9.08 13.79 8.47 4.19 8.31 4.81 0.00 0.00 1.30 3.73
2009-10 100.00 35.22 24.96 0.04 1.47 6.88 8.52 12.38 8.55 3.90 12.49 4.57 0.00 0.00 1.90 4.08
2010-11 100.00 34.58 24.26 0.04 1.45 6.67 8.21 12.09 8.46 4.10 13.63 4.41 0.00 0.00 2.02 4.33
2011-12 100.00 34.54 24.08 0.04 1.40 6.75 8.38 12.45 8.30 4.38 12.73 4.39 0.00 0.00 2.52 4.14
2012-13 100.00 34.90 24.15 0.03 1.35 6.92 8.51 12.84 8.36 4.76 11.88 4.27 0.00 0.00 2.40 3.77
2013-14 100.00 34.93 24.11 0.04 1.30 7.12 8.64 13.00 8.55 5.00 11.23 4.05 0.00 0.00 2.50 3.63
  Expenditures per full-time-equivalent student in current dollars
All levels                                
2007-08 $26,802 $7,373 $4,999 $2,601 $1,109 $1,835 $1,253 $2,274 $1,749 $1,316 $992 $2,006 $2,462 $96 $442 $1,297
2008-09 27,134 7,463 5,084 2,648 1,117 1,869 1,286 2,293 1,773 1,364 1,104 2,046 2,579 117 295 1,181
2009-10 26,184 7,103 4,821 2,615 1,071 1,758 1,221 2,110 1,678 1,331 1,442 1,906 2,475 115 471 887
2010-11 26,942 7,207 4,863 2,668 1,090 1,756 1,232 2,161 1,715 1,401 1,587 1,972 2,539 105 497 1,010
2011-12 27,891 7,383 4,961 2,708 1,089 1,860 1,295 2,200 1,761 1,503 1,516 2,024 2,815 110 560 1,066
2012-13 28,884 7,693 5,153 2,770 1,104 1,972 1,362 2,344 1,829 1,617 1,505 2,086 2,953 114 590 946
2013-14 30,282 8,011 5,384 2,756 1,140 2,073 1,452 2,482 1,936 1,717 1,492 2,167 3,219 132 613 1,092
                                 
4-year                                
2007-08 35,947 9,071 6,109 4,223 1,678 2,414 1,343 2,638 2,177 1,828 1,079 2,886 4,000 155 588 1,868
2008-09 36,704 9,329 6,298 4,336 1,710 2,492 1,403 2,688 2,248 1,909 1,164 2,980 4,226 192 384 1,645
2009-10 35,678 9,037 6,049 4,352 1,667 2,382 1,358 2,533 2,117 1,908 1,411 2,812 4,122 192 634 1,154
2010-11 36,558 9,139 6,091 4,428 1,692 2,371 1,375 2,600 2,156 1,991 1,520 2,914 4,217 174 660 1,322
2011-12 37,350 9,240 6,138 4,402 1,659 2,485 1,434 2,580 2,199 2,094 1,446 2,941 4,579 179 710 1,402
2012-13 38,075 9,483 6,289 4,412 1,653 2,591 1,494 2,713 2,249 2,198 1,452 2,985 4,707 181 750 1,208
2013-14 39,743 9,841 6,563 4,337 1,692 2,698 1,600 2,875 2,369 2,307 1,458 3,090 5,070 209 766 1,431
                                 
2-year                                
2007-08 12,167 4,655 3,223 5 199 908 1,109 1,691 1,064 495 854 597 0 0 208 383
2008-09 12,155 4,542 3,183 6 190 894 1,103 1,676 1,029 510 1,010 585 0 0 158 454
2009-10 11,918 4,197 2,975 5 176 821 1,015 1,476 1,019 465 1,488 544 0 0 226 487
2010-11 12,382 4,282 3,004 5 180 826 1,016 1,497 1,048 508 1,688 546 0 0 250 537
2011-12 12,799 4,420 3,082 5 179 864 1,072 1,593 1,062 560 1,629 562 0 0 322 530
2012-13 13,411 4,680 3,239 5 181 929 1,141 1,722 1,121 639 1,593 572 0 0 322 506
2013-14 13,828 4,830 3,333 6 180 985 1,194 1,798 1,182 692 1,553 560 0 0 346 502
  Expenditures per full-time-equivalent student in constant 2014-15 dollars3 
All levels                                
2007-08 $29,964 $8,242 $5,589 $2,908 $1,240 $2,051 $1,401 $2,542 $1,955 $1,471 $1,109 $2,242 $2,752 $107 $494 $1,450
2008-09 29,917 8,228 5,605 2,920 1,232 2,061 1,418 2,528 1,955 1,503 1,217 2,256 2,843 129 326 1,302
2009-10 28,593 7,756 5,264 2,856 1,170 1,920 1,334 2,305 1,833 1,454 1,574 2,081 2,703 126 514 969
2010-11 28,841 7,715 5,206 2,856 1,167 1,880 1,319 2,314 1,836 1,500 1,699 2,111 2,718 112 532 1,081
2011-12 29,008 7,679 5,159 2,816 1,133 1,935 1,347 2,288 1,831 1,563 1,577 2,105 2,927 114 583 1,109
2012-13 29,549 7,870 5,271 2,833 1,130 2,017 1,394 2,398 1,871 1,654 1,539 2,134 3,021 116 604 968
2013-14 30,502 8,070 5,423 2,776 1,149 2,088 1,462 2,500 1,950 1,730 1,503 2,182 3,242 133 617 1,100
                                 
4-year                                
2007-08 40,188 10,141 6,830 4,721 1,875 2,699 1,502 2,949 2,433 2,044 1,206 3,226 4,471 174 657 2,089
2008-09 40,469 10,286 6,944 4,781 1,885 2,747 1,547 2,963 2,479 2,105 1,283 3,285 4,659 212 423 1,814
2009-10 38,961 9,868 6,606 4,753 1,821 2,601 1,483 2,766 2,312 2,084 1,541 3,071 4,501 209 692 1,260
2010-11 39,136 9,783 6,521 4,740 1,811 2,538 1,472 2,784 2,308 2,132 1,628 3,119 4,514 186 706 1,416
2011-12 38,845 9,610 6,384 4,579 1,726 2,584 1,492 2,684 2,287 2,178 1,504 3,058 4,762 186 738 1,458
2012-13 38,951 9,701 6,434 4,513 1,691 2,651 1,528 2,775 2,301 2,249 1,485 3,054 4,815 185 767 1,235
2013-14 40,033 9,913 6,611 4,369 1,705 2,718 1,612 2,896 2,386 2,324 1,468 3,113 5,107 210 771 1,442
                                 
2-year                                
2007-08 13,603 5,204 3,604 6 222 1,015 1,240 1,890 1,190 554 954 668 0 0 232 428
2008-09 13,402 5,008 3,510 6 210 985 1,216 1,848 1,135 562 1,114 645 0 0 174 500
2009-10 13,014 4,584 3,249 5 192 896 1,109 1,611 1,113 507 1,625 594 0 0 247 531
2010-11 13,256 4,584 3,216 5 192 884 1,088 1,602 1,122 544 1,807 585 0 0 268 575
2011-12 13,311 4,597 3,205 5 186 899 1,115 1,657 1,104 583 1,694 584 0 0 335 552
2012-13 13,720 4,788 3,314 5 185 950 1,168 1,762 1,147 653 1,630 585 0 0 329 518
2013-14 13,928 4,865 3,357 6 182 992 1,203 1,811 1,191 697 1,564 564 0 0 349 505
1 Includes other categories not separately shown.
2 Excludes discounts and allowances.
3 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. All expenditures reported by institutions for operation and maintenance of plant have been aggregated in the operation and maintenance of plant category, even in cases where they originally were reported by purpose. Similarly, all expenditures reported by institutions for depreciation have been aggregated in the depreciation category, even in cases where they originally were reported by purpose. In addition, all expenditures reported by institutions for interest have been aggregated in the interest category, even in cases where they originally were reported by purpose. Some data have been revised from previously published figures. 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 2008 through Spring 2014, Fall Enrollment component; and Spring 2009 through Spring 2015, Finance component. (This table was prepared November 2015.)