Where Does Your State Rank on Disinvestment?

Where Does Your State Rank on Disinvestment?

A generation ago, public institutions relied on tuition for just a portion of their funding, turning to public investments for the rest. Today, reliance on tuition—just one of many costs students encounter in college—can be linked to a long-term decline in per-student investment. No state is immune to this phenomenon, but some states have been more derelict than others in meeting the demand for education and skills with investment. [...] Across the country, the share of higher education revenues provided by tuition ranges from a low of 15 percent in Utah to a high of 87 percent in Vermont.