SHEEO Query RE higher education cost studies in the recent past

February 8, 2017

Members—Our Nevada member has received a request from that state’s legislature regarding states that have conducted higher education cost studies in the recent past.  I would appreciate it if you could let us know:

a. Did your state or one or more of your campuses conduct a cost study that determines the cost of instruction?
b. If so, was it done by discipline and student level?
c. Was the study conducted for community colleges, comprehensive universities, research universities or all three?
d. Did the study separately determine instruction costs, student support costs, and administrative/plant costs?
e. How recently was the study conducted?
f. How long did it take to complete?
g. What was its cost (if known)?

State responses may be found here.

Excel spreadsheet attachment, per Indiana response.