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. 

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.


Faculty and Staff Salaries at More Than 4,700 Colleges

Browse the data by state, sector, and Carnegie classification and break out salaries by institution, rank, and gender.


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. This graphic digs into the foundations' grants from 2006 through 2011.



8 Things You Should Know About MOOCs

Explore an exclusive interactive tool, based on data released by edX, that provides fresh insights about who takes massive open online courses.



Who Will Reach College Age in the Next 14 Years?

With the population becoming less white and moving toward the southwest of the United States, where will colleges find the next generation of college students? This interactive tool lets users explore the demographic shifts that will change the makeup of American colleges, from the national level down to the more than 3,000 counties.



Table: Where Does Your Freshman Class Come From?

An analysis of first-year college students shows three states stand out for attracting out-of-state students: Pennsylvania, New York and Massachusetts.



College and University Endowments, 2007-16

Explore year-by-year endowment data for nearly 1,000 colleges from 2007 through 2016.


Top Producers of Fulbright Scholars and Students, 2016-17

Nine bachelor's-degree colleges had at least 10 students who won a Fulbright award for the 2016-17 academic year.


Colleges With the Highest Percentages of Nonresident Aliens Among Full-Time Instructional Staff, Fall 2013

The colleges that employed the largest percentages of nonresident aliens as instructional staff were scattered throughout the country.


4-Year Colleges With the Highest Numbers of Exclusively Distance-Education Students, by Student Residency, Fall 2014

In all three sectors, business and health professions were among the most popular majors for distance-education students.


Highest Representation of Racial and Ethnic Groups at 4-Year Public Institutions, Fall 2014

High representation of particular racial or ethnic groups is found in states like Georgia and Oklahoma, reflecting those states' populations.