State Higher Ed Funding Halfway Back to Pre-recession Levels

April 15, 2019

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Title: State Higher Education Finance Report

Source: State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO)

The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) recently released their annual State Higher Education Finance (SHEF) report, which finds that state and local higher education funding has recovered only partially from the 2008 recession.

The report covers trends in enrollment, appropriations, and other revenue generated in the nation and across each state during FY 2018. Case studies are also supplied to help contextualize the data in various states.

SHEEO has also provided interactive dashboard tools to allow users to explore data from the SHEF report. Dashboards include data on educational appropriations, student share of educational revenue, distribution of funding by source, and other metrics calculated at the state and national levels.

Click here to read the original report, and here to visit the interactive dashboards.

—Ben Schaap

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