Special Reports

Race, Ethnicity, and Gender of Full-Time Faculty at More Than 4,300 Institutions

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.


What College Presidents Make

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.




Data Visualization: Foundation Support for Higher Education Shares Goals Recipients

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.



Student Diversity at More Than 4,600 Institutions

Explore data on the race, ethnicity, and gender of students at 4,605 colleges and universities in the fall of 2014.



Where Does Your Freshman Class Come From?

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.



Data From the 2016 Almanac

View 120 tables on faculty and presidential salaries, fastest-growing colleges, cumulative student-loan debt, starting salaries for recent graduates, college enrollment by state, and more.


Get the 2016 Almanac

This year’s Almanac offers 98 pages of data that shed light on the current state of colleges and universities. You will find information about faculty and presidential salaries, fastest-growing institutions, colleges with the highest tuition, and more.



Executive Compensation at Private and Public Colleges

View compensation data on chief executives at public and private nonprofit colleges in the United States as far back as 2008. Newly updated with public-college compensation data for 2014-15.



Explore, Compare, and Share Higher-Ed Salaries

Updated with the latest figures on full-time faculty, adjunct professors, and staff, The Chronicle's comprehensive data resource makes it easy to dig into pay at more than 4,700 colleges. Submit your data to help show what people in your department earn.



State-by-State Breakdown of Graduation Rates

Use this interactive chart to explore the six-year graduation rates for various student demographics across four-year public, four-year private nonprofit, and two-year public institutions.



Backgrounds and Beliefs of College Freshmen

For five decades, researchers at the University of California at Los Angeles have surveyed the nation's incoming freshmen to learn more about their backgrounds, views, and expectations. Use this interactive graphic to see how their attitudes and self-images have changed since the 1960s.



College Enrollment as a Statewide Snapshot

In some states, nearly all college students attend public institutions, but in others, the tradition of private education is strong.



In Costly Places, Professors Can Be Expensive

Universities in areas like Silicon Valley may pay a premium in faculty salaries, but less-prestigious institutions in the same areas often do not.