Regional Factbook for Higher Education in the West

Policy Indicators for Higher Education: WICHE States

Regional Factbook for Higher Education in the West

WICHE's electronic fact book, Policy Indicators for Higher Education: WICHE States, presents regional as well as state-by-state data with analyses on several fiscal, demographic, economic, and social indicators important to policymakers, educators, and researchers in the West. These indicators will be updated periodically as new data become available.

Questions or comments concerning this Regional Fact Book may be directed to:

Peace Bransberger
Senior Research Analyst
Policy Analysis and Research
303.541.0257 or pbransberger@wiche.edu

Click the download links below to download data in an Excel spreadsheet for individual states and the WICHE region.

DEMOGRAPHICS Last updated
Download Demographic Data, Population Estimates and Projections--Population by Age, WICHE States September-16
Download Demographic Data, Population Estimates and Projections--General Population by Race/Ethnicity, WICHE States September-16
STUDENT PREPARATION, ENROLLMENT & COMPLETION  Last updated
Download Educational Attainment of the Population 25 Years and Older, 2014 December-15
Download Degree Production per 100 High School Graduates  September-16
Download Numbers of Recent High School Graduates and First-Time Freshmen December-15
Download Migration of First-Time, First-Year College Students in the United States December-15
Download Total Enrollment in Institutions of Higher Education by Race/Ethnicity December-15
Download Undergraduate Full-Time Equivalent Enrollments in Institutions of Higher Education by Sector September-16
Download Undergraduate Enrollment by Age November-14
Download Undergraduate Enrollment by Attendance Status and Sector December-15
Download Average Graduation Rates by Institutional Type January-16
Download Public High School Graduates: Percent of Graduates by Race/Ethnicity and State June-13
AFFORDABILITY Last updated
Download Resident In-District/County Tuition and Fees at Public Two-Year Institutions in the WICHE Region, State Averages, 2015-16, 2014-15, 2010-11, and 2005-06 December-15
Download Ratio of Tuition and Fees to Median Household Income, Public Institutions, 2014-15, 2009-10 and 2004-05 October-15
Download Resident and Nonresident Undergraduate Tuition and Fees at Public Four-Year Institutions in the WICHE Region, State Weighted Averages, 2015-16, 2014-15, 2010-11 and 2005-06 December-15
Download Number and Percent of Degree and Certificate Seeking First-Time Freshmen Who Received Financial Aid, by Type of Aid January-16
Download Restricted & Unrestricted Grant Aid per Full-Time Equivalent Student January-16
Download Distribution of Federal Pell Grant by State September-16
Download Allocations and Fair Share of Campus-Based Program Awards February-15
Download Need-Based and Non-Need Based Grant Aid Awarded by State Grant Programs October-15
Download State Merit-Based Aid to Undergraduate Students October-15
Download Scholarships and Fellowships by Source and by Institutional Type October-15
Download State Support to Higher Education, K-12 Education, Medicaid, and Corrections October-15
FINANCE Last updated
Download Percent Change in State General Fund Appropriations to Higher Education, K-12 Education, Medicaid, and Corrections November-15
Download State General Fund Appropriations to Higher Education as a Percent of Tax Revenue November-15
Download State General Fund Appropriations to Higher Education as a Percent of Total General Fund Appropriations  November-15
Download Total State Expenditures for Higher Education November-15
Download Percent Distribution of Public Institutions' Revenues by Source and Institutional Type December-15
Download Tuition and Fees Revenues as a Share of Operating Expenditures at Public Institutions, by Institutional Type December-15
Download Tuition and Fees Revenues as a Share of Instructional Expenditures at Public Institutions, by Institutional Type December-15
Download Operational Expenditures per FTE at Public Institutions, by Institutional Type December-15
Download Expenditures by Function and as a Share of Total Operating Expenditures, by Institutional Type December-15
Download Research and Development Expenditures at Universities and Colleges, by Source of Funds May-16

Note: The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) is the first active member from among the U.S. Pacific territories and freely associated states who joined WICHE in December 2012. CNMI's data are being added to these Fact Book tables as data are available. Specific details are shown in each table's Notes.

 

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