On the subject of the migration of college freshmen, two things are clear: Most stay within their home state's borders, and the rest tend to go to private colleges in neighboring states. It’s already known that more than a third of freshmen stay within 50 miles of home, but what the interactive map clearly shows is that even those who stray beyond tend to stay in the region.
A sortable table that shows the percentages of full-time faculty members who were members of specific racial and ethnic groups at degree-granting colleges and universities in November 2011.
Use The Chronicle’s interactive database to see how much top public-college presidents earned in 2014. And track executive compensation at public and private colleges as far back as 2008.
The breadth and quantity of money granted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to higher-education projects vastly outweighs the amounts granted by the two other key supporters of higher-education reform: the Lumina Foundation and The Kresge Foundation. Explore this graphic below to dig into the foundations' grants from 2006 through 2011.
The colleges that employed the largest percentages of nonresident aliens as instructional staff were scattered throughout the country.
In all three sectors, business and health professions were among the most popular majors for distance-education students.
High representation of particular racial or ethnic groups is found in states like Georgia and Oklahoma, reflecting those states' populations.