Colleges and universities in the U.S.

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Statista dossier about U.S. colleges and universities

This dossier provides an overview of the conditions of colleges and universities in the United States. Within this dossier you will find general statistics about university enrollment, revenue, expenditure and attendance costs.

Table of contents

  • 1. Overview
    • Degrees in higher education in the U.S. 1950-2026

    • U.S. - higher education institutions 2016, by state

    • Educational attainment in the U.S. from 1960 to 2016

    • Number of higher education institutions in the U.S. from 1980-2014

    • Distribution of degrees granted in the U.S., by institution and degree type 2013/14

    • Educational attainment in the U.S. as of 2016

    • Forbes ranking of the best U.S. colleges in 2017, by overall payoff

  • 2. Enrollment Figures
    • Undergraduate enrollment in U.S. Universities, 2006 to 2017

    • Undergraduate enrollment in the U.S., by gender 1970 to 2026

    • Undergraduate enrollment numbers in the U.S., by ethnicity 1976 to 2015

    • Undergraduate enrollment in the U.S., by attendance 1970-2026

    • College enrollment in public and private institutions in the U.S. 1965-2026

    • Post-baccalaureate enrollment numbers in the U.S., by gender 1976 to 2026

    • Post-baccalaureate enrollment numbers in the U.S., by ethnicity 1976-2015

    • Post-baccalaureate enrollment numbers in the U.S., by attendance type 1976-2026

    • Enrollment at leading universities in the United States 2017

    • Higher education full-time enrollment change in the U.S. from 2005 to 2015, by state

  • 3. Revenue
    • Revenue sources for higher education institutions in the U.S. in 2013/14

    • Federal funds for postsecondary education in the U.S. 2016, by department

    • Federal funds for research at U.S. universities 2016, by department

    • The 20 richest colleges in the U.S. in 2016

    • Average revenue per student in a public community college in the U.S. 2003-2013

    • Average revenue per student in private bachelor's institutions in the U.S. 2003-2013

    • Average revenue per student in U.S. public master's institutions 2003-2013

    • Average revenue per student in a private master's institution in the U.S. 2003-2013

  • 4. Expenditure
    • U.S. - forecast for higher education outlays 2016-2027

    • Expenditure of public and private colleges and universities in the U.S.

    • Average expenditure per student in U.S. public community colleges 2003-2013

    • Average expenditure per student in U.S. private bachelor's institutions 2003-2013

    • Average expenditure per student in U.S. public master's institutions 2003-2013

    • Average expenditure per student in U.S. private master's institutions 2003-2013

  • 5. Attendance Costs
    • Average annual charges for higher education in the U.S. 1970-2016

    • Attendance costs when studying in-state at U.S. Universities 2013/14, by state

    • University tuition costs and fees in the U.S. from 2000-2014

    • Annual tuition and fees at leading universities in the U.S. 2017/18

    • Cost to attend university per year in the U.S. from 2000-2014

    • Average cost to attend a U.S. university, by institution type 2013/14 - 2017/18

    • Room and board cost per year at U.S. universities from 2000-2014

  • Language: English
  • Released: 2018
  • Source(s): Statista
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