SIC 8221 | NAICS 611310
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Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:
Fact file provides a snapshot of the U.S. nonprofit college and university sector, with topics covered in this section including student enrollment, number of institutions, student demographics, grant aid awards, Pell Grant awards, student-to-faculty ratio, student involvement in campus and community activities, nontraditional learning paths, impact of completion time on costs, and student loan levels.
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Higher Education Advocate
Quarterly publication provides insights on trends in post-secondary education, with special issues including the annual "Salary Issue" which examines the impact of the economy on state support for higher education and on faculty salaries and provides compensation data at an institutional level by academic degree and academic rank for full-time faculty members at over 1,600 public institutions.
Digest statistical tables provide detailed data on higher education institutions, with topics covered by the digest including enrollment rates, enrollment levels and characteristics, student demographics, faculty and staff levels and characteristics, faculty salaries and benefits, degrees conferred, trends in degrees by field, student graduation rates, and revenues and expenditures by type of institution.
Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
Financial information section of this industry profile provides income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios by organization size based on annual revenue for educational institutions that offer academic and professional courses and grant undergraduate and graduate degrees, with instruction provided onsite in physical classrooms and offsite by electronic and other distance learning methods.
Annual salary survey provides compensation data for full-time faculty members by academic degree and rank (e.g., professor, associate, assistant, instructor, lecturer, and none), type of institution (e.g., public, private, and religious), gender, and region, and also provides compensation data for selected senior administrative job positions and part-time faculty members and graduate teaching assistants.
Free online database provides faculty salaries by college or university, state, type of institution (2-year, 4-year, public, private, and for-profit), and Carnegie classification for over 4,700 institutions, with salary data available by gender and academic rank (e.g., professor, associate professor, assistant professor, instructor, lecturer, and no rank) on a nine-month-equivalent contract year basis for the last 10 years.
Free online database provides full-time non-medical non-instructional staff salaries by institution, state, type of institution (e.g., two-year, four-year, public, private, and for-profit), and Carnegie classification for over 4,700 institutions, with salary data available by Standard Occupational Classification Manual (SOC) occupational categories on a twelve-month-equivalent contract year basis for the last 10 years.
Digest statistical tables provide average salaries and average benefits for full-time instructional faculty members on nine month contracts by gender, state, academic year, academic degree (e.g., doctoral, master's, and other), academic rank (e.g., professor, associate, assistant, instructor, lecturer, and no rank), and type of educational institution (e.g., 2-year, 4-year, public, private, nonprofit, and for-profit).
Free online database provides average salaries and average benefits for full-time faculty members by fiscal year, state, academic degree ( e.g., associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral), academic rank (e.g., professor, associate professor, assistant professor, instructor, lecturer, and none), gender, type of institution (e.g., public, private), and length of contract year (e.g., 9-10 months, 11-12 months).