Policy Indicators for Higher Education: WICHE States
In this electronic fact book, WICHE compiles data from a variety of sources into regional and state-by-state data indicators on topics important to policymakers, educators, and researchers in the West.
The indicators are updated throughout the year as newer data become available. But, because the data sources have varying schedules for releasing data, the most recent year covered for each indicator may vary.
Each table below is a downloadable Excel file with regional and state-by-state data.
|Download||Population Estimates and Projections by Age, 2016-2025||2018|
|Download||Population Estimates by Race/Ethnicity, 2016||2018|
|Download||Job Growth and Education Requirements Through 2020||2018|
|STUDENT PREPARATION, ENROLLMENT & COMPLETION||Last updated|
|Download||Educational Attainment of the Population 25-64 Years Old, 2015||2018|
|Download||Degree Production per 100 High School Graduates, 2015-16||2018|
|Download||Numbers of Recent High School Graduates and First-Time Freshmen, 2005-06 to 2015-16||2018|
|Download||Undergraduate Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Fall 2016||2018|
|Download||Undergraduate Full-Time Equivalent Enrollments by Sector, 2015-16||2018|
|Download||Undergraduate Enrollment by Age, Fall 2015||2017|
|Download||Undergraduate Enrollment by Attendance Status and Sector, Fall 2016||2018|
|Download||Average Graduation Rates by Institutional Type, 2017||2019|
|Download||Percent of Public High School Graduates by Race/Ethnicity, 2012-13 and 2024-25||2018|
|Download||Undergraduate Enrollment, Completion, and Transfer, 2009 Cohort||2019|
|Download||Migration of First-Time, First-Year College Students, State & Region Summary, 2016-17||2018|
Detailed state dashboards showing trends in resident and non-resident student enrollments from 2006-07 to 2016-17.
|Download||Tuition and Fees at Public Two- and Four-Year Institutions, 2018-19, 2017-18, 2013-14 and 2008-09||2018|
|Download||Ratio of Tuition and Fees to Median Household Income, 2015||2018|
|Download||Percent of Degree and Certificate Seeking First-Time Freshmen Who Received Financial Aid, by Type of Aid, 2015-16||2018|
|Download||Restricted & Unrestricted Grant Aid per Full-Time Equivalent Student, 2015-16||2018|
|Download||Distribution of Federal Pell Grant, 1997-98 to 2016-17||2018|
|Download||Need-Based and Non-Need Based Grant Aid Awarded by State Grant Programs, 2015-16||2018|
|Download||Scholarships and Fellowships by Source and by Institutional Type, FY 2016||2018|
|Download||Allocations and Fair Share of Campus-Based Program Awards, 2006-07 to 2014-15||2015|
|Download||State Expenditures by Spending Category, FY 2017||2018|
|Download||Percent Change in State Expenditures to Higher Education, K-12 Education, Medicaid, and Corrections, FY 2012 to FY 2017||2018|
|Download||State General Fund Expenditures to Higher Education as a Percent of Tax Revenue, FY 2017||2018|
|Download||State General Fund Expenditures to Higher Education as a Percent of Total General Fund Expenditures, FY 2007 to FY 2017||2018|
|Download||Percent Distribution of Public Institutions' Revenues by Source, FY 2016||2018|
|Download||Tuition and Fees Revenues as a Share of Operating Expenditures at Public Institutions, FY 2016||2018|
|Download||Tuition and Fees Revenues as a Share of Instructional Expenditures at Public Institutions, FY 2016||2018|
|Download||Operational Expenditures per FTE at Public Institutions, FY 2016||2018|
|Download||Expenditures by Function and as a Share of Total Operating Expenditures, FY 2016||2018|
|Download||Research and Development Expenditures by Source of Funds, FY 2016||2018|
Note: Specific details are shown in each table's Notes.
Questions or comments may be directed to Colleen Falkenstern, Policy Analysis and Research, 303.541.0313 or firstname.lastname@example.org.