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The Almanac of Higher Education 2017-18

2017-Almanac Cover

Offering insight into the current state of higher education are 80 tables of data on college faculty members and administrators, students, and finances, and five sortable tables comparing the states’ demographics, enrollment, graduation rates, faculty pay, and tuition costs, along with summary data for the United States. Four articles delve behind the numbers to explain their effect on colleges and students.

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  • News

    The Profession

    Looking for data about presidents, administrators, and faculty members? Explore a collection of 27 tables.
  • News


    In this collection of 31 tables, you will find data on enrollment, student aid, online learning, international education, graduation rates, and employment outcomes.
  • Finance

    For the latest numbers on tuition, endowments, private giving, and research-and-development spending, explore this collection of 22 tables.
  • States

    Sort the columns in this interactive table to discover how your state compares with others in terms of demographic challenges, the educational level of residents, faculty pay, college enrollment, tuition costs, and much more. For a snapshot of the national state of higher education, see a separate table for the United States.