Expenditure of public and private colleges and universities in the U.S. 1970-2017

This statistic shows the expenditure of colleges and universities in the United States from 1970 to 2017. In the school year 2017-18, approximately 219 billion U.S. dollars were spent by private institutions in the United States.

Expenditure of public and private colleges and universities in the U.S. from 1970 to 2017

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Source

Release date

March 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

1970 to 2017

Supplementary notes

*Estimated by the National Center for Education Statistics based on teacher and enrollment data, and actual expenditures for prior years.
Year presented here is a school year. e.g. 2013 represent school year 2013-2014.

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