Family Share of Public Higher Education Operating Revenues
Why is this important?
This measure indicates the revenues derived from students and their families. When combined with data about state and local government support, it indicates total revenues available for general operating expenses and the relative dependence of institutions on tuition and fee revenue from students and families.
What are the policy implications?
The level of support for higher education and the shares to be borne by the various funders, especially the state and students
Other factors to consider:
See all of the measures linked to the Understanding Higher Education Finance diagram.
Data sources and related links:
Source: State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO), http://www.sheeo. org