Research Report Financing Public Higher Education: Variation across States
Sandy Baum, Martha C. Johnson
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In this report, we examine patterns of public college pricing, funding, and enrollment across the nation, as well as instructional expenditures and student grant aid. Because most students remain in their home states to take advantage of lower tuition, a clear view of cross-state variation is vital for understanding the nature and extent of barriers to college affordability and for developing policies to address those barriers.
Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Education Children and youth Taxes and budgets State and local finance
Tags Fiscal policy Higher education School funding Schooling State and local tax issues Beyond high school: education and training
Policy Centers Income and Benefits Policy Center Center on Education Data and Policy