Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2013

  • Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2013
  • Figure 1. The Educational Pipeline
  • Figure 2. Adult Enrollment
  • Figure 3. Progression from 9th Grade to HS Graduation
  • Figure 4: Undergraduate Enrollment
  • Figure 5: Bachlor's Completion
  • Figure 6: Pell Reciept vs. Poverty
  • Figure 7: Public Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
  • Figure 8: Ratio of Tuition and Fees to Household Income
  • Figure 9: Grant Aid per FTE
  • Figure 10: Need-Based Aid
  • Figure 11: Federal Grant Aid
  • Figure 12: WUE Savings
  • Figure 13: State Appropriations per FTE
  • Figure 14: Revenues per FTE
  • Figure 15: State Tax Revenues
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Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2013 presents information on the West’s progress in improving access to, success in, and financing of higher education. The information is updated annually to monitor change over time and encourage its use as a tool for informed discussion in policy and education communities.

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Figure 1 The Education Pipeline
Figure 2 Undergraduate Enrollment Among 25-49 Year Olds as a Percent of Population
Figure 3 Percentage of Public High School Completers as a Proportion of the Number of 9th Graders Four Years Earlier
American Indian/Alaska Native
Figure 4 Share of Full-Time Undergraduate Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity vs Share of Population by Race/Ethnicity, 2000-02 and 2010-12
Figure 5 Share of Bachelor's Degrees Awarded by Race/Ethnicity vs Share of Population by Race/Ethnicity, 2001-2002 and 2011-12
Figure 6 College Participation and Impoverishment, 2011-12
Figure 7 Average Resident Undergraduate Tuition and Fees at Public Two-Year Institutions
Figure 8 Ratio of Tuition and Fees to Median Household Income, Public Institutions, 2012-13, 2007-08, and 2002-03
Figure 9 Grant Aid per FTE in Public Institutions, 2006-07 to 2010-11
Figure 10 Need-Based Grant Aid Awarded by State Grant Programs per FTE
Figure 11 Percentage of First-Time Full-Time Degree/Certificate-Seeking Students Receiving Federal Grant Aid
Figure 12 WUE Total Savings to Families and/or States
Figure 13 Total State and Local Appropriations to Higher Education per FTE, Public Institutions, FY 2003 to FY 2012 (Adjusted)
Figure 14 Revenues from State and Local Appropriations and Tuition and Fees per FTE, FY 2003 to FY 2012 (Adjusted)
Figure 15 State Tax Revenue Per Capita (Adjusted for Inflation)