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Earl Gregg Swem Library

2015 Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report

Categories: Crime/Justice,Education-Higher,Sex Issues,Statistics,Virginia Issues

Contains campus crime statistics and policy statements relating to safety and security for the College of William and Mary. Required by the federal Clery Act. From the College of William and Mary


College Scorecard

Categories: Education-Higher,Headlines,Income/Poverty,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

Redesigned site which allows prospective college students and their families to view data on net costs of education at a college or university, graduation rates, and earnings of graduates at specified number of years following graduation. From the U.S. Department of Education


Trends in Pell Grant Receipt and the Characteristics of Pell Grant Recipients: Selected Years, 1999-2000 to 2011-12

Categories: Education-Higher,Statistics

Presents trends in the receipt of federal Pell Grants, including percentages of Pell Grant recipients, average amount received, and average total price of attendance. From the National Center for Education Statistics


Trends in Undergraduate Nonfederal Grant and Scholarship Aid by Demographic and Enrollment Characteristics, Selected Years: 1999-2000 to 2011-12

Categories: Education-Higher,Statistics

Tracks trends in grant and scholarship aid for undergraduates from states, institutions, employers, and private organizations.   Includes estimates on the percentage of students who received such aid and the average amounts they received. From the National Center for Education Statistics


Demographic and Enrollment Characteristics of Nontraditional Undergraduates: 2011-12

Categories: Education-Higher,Statistics

Provides an array of statistics about undergraduates such as demographic and enrollment characteristics, educational background, and other such markers of nontraditional students. From the National Center for Education Statistics


Fixed-Rate Tuition Plans

Categories: Education-Higher,Prices/Inflation,Virginia Issues

Tuition has increased nationally at 4 times the rate of disposable income in the past 20 years.  This report examines the elements, benefits, and additional considerations of fixed-tuition plans.  From the State Council of Higher Education


Baseline Report on HB2320

Categories: Education-Higher,Telecommunications/Internet,Virginia Issues

Study report with 5 preliminary conclusions on development of a plan by the state’s two or four year private or public colleges for a cooperative online degree program at a per student tuition cost of $4,000 or less per year.  2015 legislation (HB 2320) in the General Assembly had called for preparation of such a plan.  From the State Council of Higher Education


2015-16 Tuition and Fees at Virginia’s State-Supported Colleges and Universities

Categories: Education-Higher,Headlines,Prices/Inflation,Statistics,Virginia Issues

Report and analysis on board-approved tuition and fee increases for the 2015-16 academic year, tuition and fee trends in Virginia over the past 25 years, the cost sharing relationship between students and the state, and trends in tuition increases nationally.  The average increase for tuition and mandatory fees is 7.1% for the 15-16 year.  From the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia


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