About this Indicator
State and local appropriations are examined for public two- and four-year institutions in relation to education and related expenditures, which reflect the total amount spent on instruction, student services, and academic support. State appropriations may influence the effectiveness and competitiveness of institutions as well as tuition rates.
National Center for Education Statistics. IPEDS: Finance, Fall Enrollment.
 MHEC. (2018). Evaluating state funding effort for higher education. Retrieved from https://www.mhec.org/sites/default/files/resources/mhec_affordability_series6.pdf