Higher Education

Higher education spending has escalated at astonishing rates but this spending remains virtually unanalyzed.

Although there is broad acceptance that states benefit from strong higher education institutions, we need to understand what states are getting for their investments.

Using the same methods of fiscal analysis that we have applied to K-12 districts and schools—tracing real dollar expenditures to their final use—CRPE researchers are exposing new options for improving the productivity of higher education.