Education expenditure per student at U.S. public doctoral institutions 2001-2017

In the 2016/17 academic year, public doctoral higher education institutions in the United States spent an average of 19,870 U.S. dollars per FTE student on education and related expenses. This compares to 16,020 U.S. dollars for the 2001/02 academic year, when adjusted to 2016 dollars.

Average education expenditure per FTE student at public doctoral institutions in the United States, from 2001/02 to 2016/17

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Release date

October 2019


United States

Survey time period

academic years 2001/02 to 2016/17

Supplementary notes

FTE - Full time Equivalent.
Expenditures include spending on instruction, student services, and the education share of spending on central academic and administrative support, as well as operations and maintenance. These estimates include expenditures for both undergraduate and graduate students.

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