Policy Analysis | February 2016

What is the percentage breakdown of higher education funding in SLC member states?

Percentage Breakdown of Higher Education Revenues by SLC Member State: Fiscal Year 2014

Note: Graph outlines direct state support and tuition revenue for public higher education institutions only, and does not include special-purpose, research, and medical appropriations or account for tuition revenue dedicated to capital or debt service.

Source: State Higher Education Finance Study, State Higher Education Executive Officers Association

Percentage Breakdown of Higher Education Revenues by SLC Member State: Fiscal Year 2014

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State State Support for Public Higher Education Percent State Support Local Support for Higher Education Percent Local Support Net Tuition Percent Funding through Tuition Total Support
Alabama 1,414,922,470 44.5% 2,718,000 0.1% 1,759,374,460 55.4% 3,177,014,930
Arkansas 994,524,851 64.1% 32,302,295 2.1% 525,693,449 33.9% 1,552,520,595
Florida 3,749,161,403 67.7% - 0.0% 1,786,281,852 32.3% 5,535,443,255
Georgia 2,726,441,657 64.6% - 0.0% 1,496,085,224 35.4% 4,222,526,881
Kentucky 1,105,064,255 54.4% 20,337,900 1.0% 907,675,906 44.6% 2,033,078,061
Louisiana 1,125,250,832 61.6% - 0.0% 701,818,026 38.4% 1,827,068,858
Mississippi 968,888,056 63.9% 53,200,334 3.5% 495,063,880 32.6% 1,517,152,270
Missouri 920,569,646 42.7% 144,309,662 6.7% 1,091,046,383 50.6% 2,155,925,691
North Carolina 3,366,855,039 65.1% 219,909,058 4.3% 1,581,179,476 30.6% 5,167,943,573
Oklahoma 1,042,251,566 58.6% 46,625,073 2.6% 689,429,761 38.8% 1,778,306,400
South Carolina 814,180,695 37.0% 65,515,911 3.0% 1,318,386,826 60.0% 2,198,083,432
Tennessee 1,500,244,699 58.7% - 0.0% 1,055,647,956 41.3% 2,555,892,655
Texas 6,853,300,481 53.5% 1,553,672,570 12.1% 4,396,541,173 34.3% 12,803,514,224
Virginia 1,687,888,513 40.6% 22,941,170 0.6% 2,448,789,705 58.9% 4,159,619,388
West Virginia 506,192,924 51.5% - 0.0% 476,797,146 48.5% 982,990,070
SLC 28,775,737,087 55.7% 2,161,531,973 4.2% 20,729,811,223 40.1% 51,667,080,283
US 74,166,201,760 50.2% 9,366,855,717 6.3% 64,343,050,029 43.5% 147,876,107,506

Note: Data outline direct state support and tuition revenue for public higher education institutions only, and do not include special-purpose, research, and medical appropriations or account for tuition revenue dedicated to capital or debt service.

Source: State Higher Education Finance Study, State Higher Education Executive Officers Association