Expenditure of public and private colleges and universities in the U.S. from 1960 to 2013 (in million U.S. dollars)

This graph shows the expenditure of colleges and universities in the United States from 1960 to 2013. Approximately 165 billion U.S. dollars were spent by private institutions in 2010.

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YearPublicPrivate
2013* 310,000 186,000
2012* 305,534 182,910
2011 296,114 175,095
2010 281,368 165,115
2009 273,030 157,714
2008 261,046 147,444
2007 238,829 136,710
2006 226,550 127,027
2005 215,794 119,225
2004 205,069 111,682
2003 197,025.88 105,858.45
2002 183,435.72 97,279.59
2001 170,344.84 89,860.8
2000 152,324.95 84,459.28
1999 140,538.59 78,670.29
1998 132,846.21 76,009.87
1997 125,978.07 73,924.68
1996 119,524.5 70,951.66
1995 115,464.98 67,503.64
1994 109,309.54 64,041.08
1993 104,570.1 60,670.94
1992 98,847.18 57,341.98
1991 92,961.09 53,126.74
1990 85,770.53 48,885.04
1989 78,945.62 44,921.57
1988 72,641.31 41,145.17
1987 67,653.84 38,109.72
1986 63,193.85 34,341.89
1985 58,314.55 31,636.71
1984 53,086.64 28,906.72
1983 49,572.92 26,362.83
1982 46,219.13 24,120.31
1981 42,279.81 21,773.13
1980 37,767.97 19,145.62
1979 33,732.87 16,988.11
1978 30,725.12 15,245.67
1977 28,634.85 13,964.97
1976 26,183.96 12,719.22
1975 23,489.98 11,567.58
1974 20,336.28 10,377.3
1973 18,203.75 9,751.88
1972 16,484.33 9,075.24
1971 14,996.04 8,379.16
1970 13,249.55 7,793.57
1960 3,130.76 2,470
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