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Amounts reflect HEPI inflation-adjusted dollars. A missing or broken line in a graph represents missing data or data not included.
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Academic Spending per FTE Student

The full cost of education per full-time equivalent (FTE) student. It includes only the direct and indirect costs related to educating students; spending related to other university activities or services is excluded.

200820092010201120122013
FBS Median+3% from 2008-2013
$15,242$14,969$14,910$14,923$15,110$15,646
FCS Median-2% from 2008-2013
$13,247$13,289$12,961$12,723$12,369$13,027
NFS Median-2% from 2008-2013
$14,200$13,499$12,909$13,465$13,184$13,859
FBS Quartile 1 Median+6% from 2008-2013
$18,048$17,334$17,958$17,714$17,108$19,100
FBS Quartile 2 Median0% from 2008-2013
$17,259$16,233$17,316$16,208$17,084$17,236
FBS Quartile 3 Median-11% from 2008-2013
$15,098$14,379$14,079$13,663$15,120$13,387
FBS Quartile 4 Median+4% from 2008-2013
$12,543$12,807$12,356$12,437$12,238$13,002
Amounts reflect HEPI inflation-adjusted dollars.

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Institutional Funding for Athletics per Athlete

Funding allocated to athletics from the institution’s general fund, state or other government support, student fees, or indirect facilities and administrative support (also called the “athletic subsidy”). The total is calculated per unduplicated athlete.

200820092010201120122013
FBS Median+27% from 2008-2013
$19,464$20,193$20,287$21,256$22,513$24,679
FCS Median+27% from 2008-2013
$22,646$24,064$25,997$27,398$28,567$28,795
NFS Median+12% from 2008-2013
$29,038$29,906$29,804$31,485$31,855$32,457
FBS Quartile 1 Median-19% from 2008-2013
$6,131$7,775$5,214$4,503$6,012$4,985
FBS Quartile 2 Median-10% from 2008-2013
$12,385$14,459$14,224$13,107$11,225$11,091
FBS Quartile 3 Median+32% from 2008-2013
$29,895$31,590$33,200$37,419$38,712$39,441
FBS Quartile 4 Median+23% from 2008-2013
$32,389$32,385$32,674$33,419$34,677$39,725
Amounts reflect HEPI inflation-adjusted dollars.