Insights and Briefs - SHEF

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Grapevine Fiscal Year 2024

An early look at initial/estimated state support for fiscal year 2024.

State Effort and Capacity to Fund Higher Education (FY21)

A report on alternate measures of state support showing how states vary in their capacity and effort to fund higher education.

Data Insights

Student Residency in Higher Education Finance

A dataset providing initial data on student residency in higher education finance, including FTE enrollment and tuition and fee revenue by residency.

Performance-Based Funding for Higher Education

A dataset on newly collected SHEF data that explores sector-level performance-based funding (PBF) allocations.

Capital Appropriations for Higher Education

A dataset on public capital appropriations, including the sources and uses of capital appropriations.

Issue Briefs

Analyzing Lottery Proceeds as an Aspect of State Support for Higher Education (FY22)

Overview of how states use lottery proceeds as a means for state support for higher education, including through state financial aid and institutional appropriations.

Local Appropriations for Public Institutions (FY22)

Overview of local appropriations for public two- and four-year institutions, including per FTE, and intersections of state and local appropriations.

Sources and Uses of Federal Stimulus (FY21)

Detailed data on the sources of COVID-19 federal stimulus funding for higher education, and the broad state uses of those funds.

State Funding for Private Institutions (FY20)

Overview of how state funding for general operating and financial aid to private institutions has changed over time.

Analysis of Federal Stimulus Funding (FY20)

Explore trends over time in the use of federal stimulus funding for higher education during recessions, by state.

Changing Trends in State Financial Aid (FY19)

Explores trends in state-funded student financial aid and differences for students attending public and private institutions.

Post-Recession Trends in Higher Education Revenues (FY19)

The latest updates on how well states have recovered from the Great Recession across multiple SHEF metrics.

Regional Differences in Higher Education Finance (FY19)

Learn about differences in higher education enrollment and revenues across the four Census regions.

State Budget Drivers (FY18)

Analysis of trends in state revenues and expenditures that led to the slow recovery in higher education funding.

Fiscal Challenges in Illinois (FY18)

Important context and considerations for interpreting the large increases in state funding for higher education in Illinois.

Ten Years Out: Recovery From the Great Recession (FY18)

A comprehensive review of the depth of state funding cuts, total revenue recovery, and changes in state aid.

Outcomes-Based Funding and State Support (FY17)

Highlights from a survey on outcomes-based funding, including metrics included and funding allocated based on these outcome metrics.

Sources and Uses of Public Funding for Higher Education (FY16)

An examination of trends and changes in the sources and uses of public funding in higher education.

Initial Findings: Sector Level Breakdown (FY16)

A first look into sector-level SHEF data. These data continue to improve and become more complete over time.

The Economic Cycle's Impact on Higher Education Funding (FY15)

Additional context for understanding the Great Recession and subsequent recovery compared to the two prior recessions.


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