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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Universities Report Continuing Decline in Federal R&D Funding in FY 2014

Categories: Education-Higher,Govt Finance,Science/Technology,Statistics

When adjusted for inflation, federal funding for research and development declined by 5% between FY2013 and FY2014. Provides statistics on federal R&D funding by field and 30 leading institutions. From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation


Postsecondary Institutions and Cost of Attendance in 2014-15; Degrees and Other Awards Conferred, 2013-14; and 12-Month Enrollment, 2013-14: First Look

Categories: Education-Higher,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

Revises the preliminary report issued earlier in the year. From the National Center for Education Statistics


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


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