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 the Regional Fact Book may be directed to:

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

To view data in Excel format for individual states and the WICHE region, please select a table file below.

DEMOGRAPHICS

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Download Demographic Data, Population Estimates and Projections--Population by Age, WICHE States January-14
Download Demographic Data, Population Estimates and Projections--General Population by Race/Ethnicity, WICHE States January-14

STUDENT PREPARATION, ENROLLMENT & COMPLETION 

Download Educational Attainment of the Population 25 Years and Older, 2011 June-13
Download Degree Production per 100 High School Graduates  July-14
Download Numbers of Recent High School Graduates and First-Time Freshmen July-14
Download Migration of First-Time, First-Year College Students in the United States July-14
Download Total Enrollment in Institutions of Higher Education by Race/Ethnicity July-14
Download Undergraduate Full-Time Equivalent Enrollments in Institutions of Higher Education by Sector October-14
Download Undergraduate Enrollment by Age June-13
Download Undergraduate Enrollment by Attendance Status and Sector January-14
Download Average Graduation Rates by Institutional Type August-14
Download Public High School Graduates: Percent of Graduates by Race/Ethnicity and State June-13

AFFORDABILITY

Download Resident In-District/County Tuition and Fees at Public Two-Year Institutions in the WICHE Region, State Averages, 2013-14, 2012-13, 2008-09 and 2003-04 December-13
Download Ratio of Tuition and Fees to Median Household Income, Public Institutions, 2012-13, 2007-08 and 2002-03 November-13
Download Resident and Non-Resident Undergraduate Tuition and Fees at Public Four-Year Institutions in the WICHE Region, State Averages, 2013-14, 2012-13, 2008-09 and 2003-04 December-13
Download Number and Percent of Degree and Certificate Seeking First-Time Freshmen Who Received Financial Aid, by Type of Aid October-14
Download Restricted & Unrestricted Grant Aid per Full-Time Equivalent Student October-13
Download Distribution of Federal Pell Grant by State June-14
Download Allocations and Fair Share of Campus-Based Program Awards August-12
Download Need-Based and Non-Need Based Grant Aid Awarded by State Grant Programs October-14
Download State Merit-Based Aid to Undergraduate Students August-12
Download Scholarships and Fellowships by Source and by Institutional Type October-14
Download State Support to Higher Education, K-12 Education, Medicaid, and Corrections August-13

FINANCE

Download Percent Change in State General Fund Appropriations to Higher Education, K-12 Education, Medicaid, and Corrections August-13
Download State General Fund Appropriations to Higher Education as a Percent of Tax Revenue July-13
Download State General Fund Appropriations to Higher Education as a Percent of Total General Fund Appropriations  July-13
Download Total State Expenditures for Higher Education July-13
Download Percent Distribution of Public Institutions' Revenues by Source and Institutional Type January-14
Download Tuition and Fees Revenues as a Share of Operating Expenditures at Public Institutions, by Institutional Type January-14
Download Tuition and Fees Revenues as a Share of Instructional Expenditures at Public Institutions, by Institutional Type January-14
Download Operational Expenditures per FTE at Public Institutions, by Institutional Type January-14
Download Expenditures by Function and as a Share of Total Operating Expenditures, by Institutional Type January-14
Download Research and Development Expenditures at Universities and Colleges, by Source of Funds June-14

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, so 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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