Financial Statements and Financial Ratios
Industry Financial Ratios
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
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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 including:
- Income and expenses in dollars and percentages
- Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
- Profitability and return on investment ratios
- Liquidity and working capital ratios
- Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
- Capital structure and debt service ratios
Sample national and metropolitan area reports are available free online.
Colleges & Universities
(see links for individual reports)
Financial benchmarking section of this report provides
an analysis of industry income and
expenses as a percentage of revenue by major category (e.g., purchases,
wages, depreciation, marketing, rent, utilities, other costs, and earnings before interest and taxes) for
the most recent year and line graphs indicating trends for each category over the past five years. Sample
report can be viewed free online.
Compensation and Salary Surveys
American Association of University Professors
Annual Report on the Economic Status of the Profession
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.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Information resources available from this organization include:
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.
National Center for Education Statistics
Digest of Education Statistics: Chapter 3 - Faculty Salaries and Benefits
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