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.
Introducing Chronicle Data: Use a new interactive tool to search and sort comprehensive information, going back more than a decade, about the salaries of faculty and staff at thousands of institutions. Browse the data by state, sector, and Carnegie classification and break out salaries by institution, rank, and gender.
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 nine universities that granted the most doctoral degrees in 2015 were public institutions. Harvard University was No. 10.
A small group of colleges awarded a significant share of the degrees conferred in the United States, especially among for-profit institutions.
Now that more community colleges have the authority to offer bachelor's degrees, 49 of them together granted 4,394 such degrees in 2014-15.
Institutions in the suburbs and cities did better at retaining freshmen than did their counterparts in towns and rural areas.