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Trends in College Spending: 2001-2011 - By 2011, the precipitous decline in state revenues per student at public colleges and universities had eased; average revenues per student were steady or increasing. Spending declines also stabilized, but four-year institutions continued to invest in noninstructional student services, sometimes at the expense of instructional spending. Community colleges continued to show the greatest financial strain. Students paid an ever-larger share of the costs, but degree productivity began to rise again in 2011. (Donna M. Desrochers and Steven Hurlburt, American Institutes for Research, July 2014)...

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