Finance and Productivity

Education pays, but it also costs. Widespread attainment takes both adequate funding and the productive use of money. Read more about state funding, tuition and fees, student financial aid, degree productivity, and staffing trends.

Since the current economic recession began, the national dialogue on degree production and accountability has accelerated. The conversation is fueled... Read More
As part of Lumina Foundation’s state productivity initiative in higher education, the State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) hosted a... Read More
Staffing Trends in Public Colleges and Universities: A National Analysis 2001–2009 Staffing makes up a large portion of budgets at all institutions... Read More
Degree Production Trends by Program Area: A National Analysis 2004-2009 The national imperative for increased postsecondary level completions... Read More
This report summarizes the findings and recommendations from a formal evaluation of the states’ responses to the State Policy Resource Connections (... Read More
Click to go to main SHEF page. State Higher Education Finance FY 2010, the eighth report in the annual series, continues to provide in-depth analysis... Read More
Click to go to main SHEF page. State Higher Education Finance FY 2011, the ninth report in the annual series, continues to provide in-depth analysis... Read More
Data Providers: Click hereto access the collection website. Please select an area of interest Report - The FY 2016 SHEF Report itself Data - Raw... Read More

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