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spotlightDelta Cost Project's College Spending in a Turbulent Decade (2000-2013) featured in Essential Documents in the History of American Higher Education

John R. Thelin's book, a compendium of key documents in the history of higher education, has become a standard in higher education studies and a Delta Cost Project report is included. Read the Delta Cost Project report here.


spotlightDelta Cost in the News

Newstalk Florida: GAO: Student Tuition Pays More Than States for Public Universities

The Evolllution: Audio interview with AIR's Donna Descrochers, Moving Away from Input-Focused Metrics

The Chronicle of Higher Education: The Comfortable Kid

The New York Times: The New College Campus

USA Today: College Hiring: Helping Students or Padding Payrolls?


What's New

This Trends in College Spending update presents national-level estimates for the Delta Cost Project data metrics during the period 2001–2011. The updated analysis finds, among other things, that subsidies for public higher education institutions...
Faculty salaries, cuts in state aid, spending and “administrative bloat” all play a role in rising college costs. But a close look at staffing and compensation within the rapidly changing higher education workforce tells the full story.
Athletics are big business on many college campuses, but does it come with a price tag? This issue brief looks at academic and athletic spending in NCAA Division I public universities between 2005 and 2010.