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Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2010; Financial Statistics, Fiscal Year 2010; and Graduation Rates, Selected Cohorts, 2002-07 First Look - This report presents findings from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) spring 2011 data collection. This collection includes student financial aid for the 2009-10 academic year; enrollments for fall 2010; graduation rates; and finance for fiscal year 2010, such as revenues and operating expenditures. Particularly noteworthy is Table 3 on in-migration/out-migration of college students by state. (National Center for Education Statistics, March 2012)...

Trends in College Pricing -- 2009 - Published tuition and fees at public four-year colleges and universities rose at an average annual rate of 4.9% per year beyond general inflation from 1999-2000 to 2009-10, more rapidly than in either of the previous two decades. The rate of growth of published prices at both private not-for-profit four-year and public two-year institutions was lower from 1999-2000 to 2009-10 than in either of the previous two decades. (The College Board, October 2010)...

Student Debt and the Class of 2008 - This report examines student debt in all 50 states and at four-year public and private nonprofit colleges and universities in the U.S. Unemployment climbed from an already challenging 7.6% in the third quarter of 2008 to 10.6% in 2009--the highest third-quarter rate for college studates aged 20 to 24 this decade. (The Project on Student Debt, December 2009)...

Postsecondary Institutions and Price of Attendance in the United States: Fall 2009, Degrees and Other Awards Conferred: 2007-08 and 12-Month Enrollment: 2007-08 First Look - This First Look report is based on the collection of data from more than 6,700 postsecondary education institutions that participate in Title IV federal student financial aid programs. (Laura Knapp, Janice Kelly-Reid and Scott Ginder, National Center for Education Statistics, October 2009)...

Postsecondary Institutions in the United States: Fall 2006 and Degrees and Other Awards Conferred: 2005-06 - The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) collects institution-level data from postsecondary institutions across the nation. This report presents findings from the IPEDS fall 2006 data collection, which included two survey components: (1) Institutional Characteristics for the 2006-07 academic year, and (2) Completions covering the period July 1, 2005, through June 30, 2006. (Laura Knapp, Janice Kelly-Reid, Scott Ginder and Elise Miller, U.S. Institute of Education Sciences, September 2007)...

Trends in College Pricing - 2007 - This report provides information on tuition and other expenses associated with attending public and private and non-profit institutions of postsecondary education in the United States. (The College Board, 2007)...

Mortgaging Our Future: How Financial Barriers to College Undercut America's Global Competitiveness - This report argues that Americaís global competitiveness depends on the ability of our high school graduates to earn at least a bachelorís degree. As in recent decades, financial barriers are a major factor in preventing large numbers of college-qualified students from earning a bachelorís degree, particularly those from low- and moderate-income families. This report follows by focuses on how financial barriers created by rising college prices and insufficient need-based financial aid undercut bachelorís degree attainment in the United States. (The Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance, September 2006) ...

Trends in College Pricing 2006 - This report, based on the College Boardís Annual Survey of Colleges, provides up-to-date information on tuition and other expenses associated with attending public and private nonprofit institutions of postsecondary education in the United States. The Annual Survey is distributed to more than 3,000 postsecondary institutions across the country, collecting a wealth of data on enrollment, admissions, degrees and majors, tuition, financial aid and other aspects of undergraduate education. (College Board, 2006) ...

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