Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2014

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Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2014 presents information on the West’s progress in improving access to, success in, and financing of higher education. The information is updated annually with the most recent data available, to monitor change over time and encourage its use as a tool for informed discussion in policy and education communities.

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Background Data Tables

Click here for a single 'zipped' file of all 15 data tables of the state-by-state data used in the Benchmarks figures, or select individual tables from the list below.

Figure 1 The Education Pipeline 2006
Figure 2 Undergraduate Enrollment Among 25-49 Year Olds as a Percent of Population
Figure 3 Percentage of Public High School Completers as a Proportion of the Number of 9th Graders Four Years Earlier, American Indian/Alaska Native
Figure 4 Share of Full-Time Undergraduate Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity vs Share of Population by Race/Ethnicity
Figure 5 Share of Bachelor's Degrees Awarded by Race/Ethnicity vs Share of Population by Race/Ethnicity
Figure 6 College Participation and Impoverishment, 2012-13
Figure 7 Average Resident Undergraduate Tuition and Fees at Public Four-Year and Two-Year Institutions
Figure 8 Ratio of Tuition and Fees to Median Household Income, Public Institutions, 2013-14, 2008-09, and 2003-04
Figure 9 Grant Aid per FTE in Public Institutions, 2007-08 to 2011-12
Figure 10 Need-Based Grant Aid Awarded by State Grant Programs per FTE (One-Third)
Figure 11 Percentage of First-Time Full-Time Degree/Certificate-Seeking Students Receiving Federal Grant Aid
Figure 12 WUE Total Savings to Families and/or States
Figure 13 Total State and Local Appropriations to Higher Education per FTE, FY 2004 to FY 2013
Figure 14 Revenues from State and Local Appropriations and Tuition and Fees per FTE, Public Institutions, FY 2004 to FY 2013
Figure 15 State Tax Revenue Per Capita