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Table 333.50. Total revenue of private nonprofit degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by source of funds and classification of institution: 2015-16
Classification of institution Total Student tuition and fees
(net of allowances)
Federal appropri- ations, grants, and contracts1 State appropri- ations, grants, and contracts Local appropri- ations, grants, and contracts Private grants and contracts Private gifts and contri- butions from affiliated entities Investment return (gain or loss) Educa- tional activities Auxiliary enterprises
(net of allowances)
Hospitals Other
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
  In thousands of current dollars
Total $182,574,686 $72,116,325 $23,457,238 $1,632,821 $529,149 $5,819,633 $22,803,070 -$2,736,521 $7,044,078 $17,592,591 $24,107,516 $10,208,787
4-year 181,732,428 71,441,272 23,413,884 1,627,360 528,137 5,816,902 22,764,545 -2,737,498 7,039,165 17,546,533 24,107,516 10,184,613
Research university, very high2 87,284,893 17,651,388 17,732,460 816,611 265,603 3,989,009 11,902,367 333,895 5,272,009 5,230,315 17,196,760 6,894,475
Research university, high3 13,829,755 7,030,312 1,318,813 134,624 27,552 305,029 1,774,364 -368,848 868,673 1,559,069 505,569 674,597
Doctoral/research4 9,543,784 7,080,737 291,283 85,450 6,490 61,308 611,357 -238,913 56,978 1,220,316 0 368,779
Master's5 30,482,605 21,735,955 817,307 247,690 13,209 170,588 2,454,192 -443,820 152,297 4,557,526 13,252 764,409
Baccalaureate6 18,206,863 10,412,005 611,763 98,302 8,559 205,299 3,947,885 -1,827,755 127,235 4,156,196 0 467,375
Special-focus institutions7 22,384,528 7,530,875 2,642,258 244,683 206,723 1,085,668 2,074,380 -192,057 561,973 823,111 6,391,935 1,014,978
Arts, music, or design 2,340,567 1,670,717 36,909 14,142 6,086 28,294 261,700 -57,521 14,420 286,236 0 79,583
Business and management 627,293 419,273 28,258 9,302 0 1,906 68,852 -5,128 4,617 89,528 0 10,685
Engineering and other
       technology-related
218,699 174,136 4,538 877 0 77 22,636 -15,445 2,341 25,849 0 3,691
Faith related 1,697,391 614,999 44,197 2,733 911 41,763 740,242 -38,477 14,057 184,390 0 92,575
Law 428,303 351,204 8,281 3,057 445 5,780 34,814 -255 505 14,177 0 10,296
Medical schools and centers and
       other heath professions
       schools
16,275,894 3,912,316 2,342,569 208,285 188,798 992,944 844,355 -60,847 511,757 187,301 6,391,935 756,483
Tribal colleges8 100,879 9,699 79,362 2,045 320 1,257 1,010 169 558 1,198 0 5,262
Other special focus 695,501 378,532 98,144 4,242 10,163 13,648 100,771 -14,553 13,720 34,432 0 56,402
                         
2-year 842,258 675,053 43,354 5,461 1,012 2,731 38,525 976 4,913 46,058 0 24,174
Associate's colleges 821,868 674,686 30,934 4,611 412 2,006 37,925 927 4,913 45,822 0 19,632
Tribal colleges8 20,389 367 12,420 850 600 725 600 49 0 236 0 4,542
  Percentage distribution
Total 100.00 39.50 12.85 0.89 0.29 3.19 12.49 -1.50 3.86 9.64 13.20 5.59
4-year 100.00 39.31 12.88 0.90 0.29 3.20 12.53 -1.51 3.87 9.66 13.27 5.60
Research university, very high2 100.00 20.22 20.32 0.94 0.30 4.57 13.64 0.38 6.04 5.99 19.70 7.90
Research university, high3 100.00 50.83 9.54 0.97 0.20 2.21 12.83 -2.67 6.28 11.27 3.66 4.88
Doctoral/research4 100.00 74.19 3.05 0.90 0.07 0.64 6.41 -2.50 0.60 12.79 0.00 3.86
Master's5 100.00 71.31 2.68 0.81 0.04 0.56 8.05 -1.46 0.50 14.95 0.04 2.51
Baccalaureate6 100.00 57.19 3.36 0.54 0.05 1.13 21.68 -10.04 0.70 22.83 0.00 2.57
Special-focus institutions7 100.00 33.64 11.80 1.09 0.92 4.85 9.27 -0.86 2.51 3.68 28.56 4.53
Arts, music, or design 100.00 71.38 1.58 0.60 0.26 1.21 11.18 -2.46 0.62 12.23 0.00 3.40
Business and management 100.00 66.84 4.50 1.48 0.00 0.30 10.98 -0.82 0.74 14.27 0.00 1.70
Engineering and other
       technology-related
100.00 79.62 2.07 0.40 0.00 0.04 10.35 -7.06 1.07 11.82 0.00 1.69
Faith related 100.00 36.23 2.60 0.16 0.05 2.46 43.61 -2.27 0.83 10.86 0.00 5.45
Law 100.00 82.00 1.93 0.71 0.10 1.35 8.13 -0.06 0.12 3.31 0.00 2.40
Medical schools and centers and
       other heath professions
       schools
100.00 24.04 14.39 1.28 1.16 6.10 5.19 -0.37 3.14 1.15 39.27 4.65
Tribal colleges8 100.00 9.61 78.67 2.03 0.32 1.25 1.00 0.17 0.55 1.19 0.00 5.22
Other special focus 100.00 54.43 14.11 0.61 1.46 1.96 14.49 -2.09 1.97 4.95 0.00 8.11
                         
2-year 100.00 80.15 5.15 0.65 0.12 0.32 4.57 0.12 0.58 5.47 0.00 2.87
Associate's colleges 100.00 82.09 3.76 0.56 0.05 0.24 4.61 0.11 0.60 5.58 0.00 2.39
Tribal colleges8 100.00 1.80 60.91 4.17 2.94 3.56 2.94 0.24 0.00 1.16 0.00 22.28
  Revenue per full-time-equivalent student in current dollars
Total $53,185 $21,008 $6,833 $476 $154 $1,695 $6,643 -$797 $2,052 $5,125 $7,023 $2,974
4-year 53,582 21,064 6,903 480 156 1,715 6,712 -807 2,075 5,173 7,108 3,003
Research university, very high2 157,391 31,829 31,975 1,473 479 7,193 21,462 602 9,506 9,431 31,009 12,432
Research university, high3 47,319 24,054 4,512 461 94 1,044 6,071 -1,262 2,972 5,334 1,730 2,308
Doctoral/research4 27,764 20,598 847 249 19 178 1,778 -695 166 3,550 0 1,073
Master's5 24,001 17,114 644 195 10 134 1,932 -349 120 3,588 10 602
Baccalaureate6 29,586 16,920 994 160 14 334 6,415 -2,970 207 6,754 0 759
Special-focus institutions7 70,915 23,858 8,371 775 655 3,439 6,572 -608 1,780 2,608 20,250 3,215
Arts, music, or design 41,135 29,363 649 249 107 497 4,599 -1,011 253 5,031 0 1,399
Business and management 27,684 18,504 1,247 411 0 84 3,039 -226 204 3,951 0 472
Engineering and other
       technology-related
18,012 14,342 374 72 0 6 1,864 -1,272 193 2,129 0 304
Faith related 24,595 8,911 640 40 13 605 10,726 -558 204 2,672 0 1,341
Law 40,904 33,541 791 292 42 552 3,325 -24 48 1,354 0 983
Medical schools and centers and
       other heath professions
       schools
128,173 30,810 18,448 1,640 1,487 7,819 6,649 -479 4,030 1,475 50,337 5,957
Tribal colleges8 45,750 4,398 35,992 928 145 570 458 76 253 543 0 2,386
Other special focus 45,514 24,771 6,423 278 665 893 6,595 -952 898 2,253 0 3,691
                         
2-year 20,478 16,413 1,054 133 25 66 937 24 119 1,120 0 588
Associate's colleges 20,245 16,620 762 114 10 49 934 23 121 1,129 0 484
Tribal colleges8 38,182 688 23,258 1,592 1,123 1,358 1,124 92 0 441 0 8,505
1 Includes independent operations.
2 Research universities with a very high level of research activity.
3 Research universities with a high level of research activity.
4 Institutions that award at least 20 research/scholarship doctor's degrees per year, but did not have high levels of research activity.
5 Institutions that award at least 50 master's and fewer than 20 doctor's degrees per year.
6 Institutions that primarily emphasize undergraduate education. In addition to institutions that primarily award bachelor's degrees, also includes institutions classified as 4-year in the IPEDS system, but classified as 2-year baccalaureate/associate's colleges in the Carnegie Classification system because they primarily award associate's degrees.
7 Four-year institutions that award degrees primarily in single fields of study, such as medicine, business, fine arts, theology, and engineering.
8 Tribally controlled colleges, which 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 2015 classification system used in this table may be obtained from http://carnegieclassifications.iu.edu/. Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Data in this table pertain to institutions' fiscal years that end in the academic year noted. 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 2016, Fall Enrollment component; and Spring 2017, Finance component. (This table was prepared January 2018.)

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