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State appropriations and tuition per in-state student FTE
for the 2010-2011 fiscal year

Selected AAU public institutions

NOTE: for FY 2010-11 (the numbers here), state appropriation figures EXCLUDE state appropriation 'backfill' from federal American Relief and Recovery Act (ARRA, stimulus) funds. For the amount excluded see below for the notes submitted by institutions.

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  • All figures are for a single fiscal year.
  • Data compiled by the University of Virginia, from a November 2010 query to all public members of the American Association of Universities. All members providing data by February 2011 are listed.
  • Except as noted in comments, state appropriation figures exclude hospitals and extension services (e.g., agricultural). If an appropriation was changed after the original allocation, that change is reflected in the amount reported. State appropriation figures do NOT include tuition
  • Enrollment figures are based on Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) enrollment definitions but limited to in-state residents. Institutions were asked to use residency status before any adjustments were made for out-of-state (OOS) students paying in-state tuition. For example, OOS graduate teaching/ research assistants changed to in-state status for tuition purposes should not have been counted here.
  • FTE enrollment is estimated based on full-time headcount plus one-third of the part-time headcount.

Institutional comments

Indiana University
State appropriation and enrollment figures are for Bloomington campus only. Appropriations figure excludes ARRA (federal stimulus) funds redirected by the state administration to K-12.

Michigan State University
Appropriation figure excludes $33,126,700 for the ag experiment station and $28,572,200 for cooperative extension. When doctoral students have passed their comprehensive examinations, they can enroll with 1 credit and be considered full-time.

Ohio State University
Included in the state appropriations are instructional funding, mission-based core funding, and one OSU-specific line item, the OSU Glenn Institute.

Penn State University
The appropriation amount excludes $12,500,000 of federal stimulus funds. The appropriations amount shown represents the equivalent of previous years' E&G line items. Headcount enrollments include the following campuses: University Park, Commonwealth Campuses, Great Valley, and The Dickinson School of Law.

Purdue University
Appropriations exclude $27.6 million in debt service appropriations and $26.8 million in line items including the Agricultural Experiment Station and the Cooperative Extension Service. Statewide Technology is included. Regional campuses have been excluded.

Rutgers University
Appropriations figure excludes appropriations of $33,722,000 for the Agricultural Experiment Station. The appropriations figure includes an estimate of fringe benefits attributable to the General University. In-state enrollment is determined by the original state when first enrolled at Rutgers, and excludes 1,005 students (467 full-time and 538 part-time) for whom original state is unknown.

Texas A&M University
Federal stimulus funds totaling $13,460,000 have been excluded from the appropriations figure.

University of Arizona
State appropriations figure excludes the Agriculture Cooperative Extension amount of $12,923,100. It also excludes the University Medical Center but includes College of Medicine.

University of Colorado
Enrollments shown are actual as of February 2011 and should be considered final. Enrollments shown are limited to in-state with enrollment reportable to the state for funding. This excludes self-funding continuing education. The total appropriation excludes $15,474,002 from ARRA.

University of Florida
State appropriations include general revenue and lottery trust fund.

University of Illinois
State appropriation includes a share of University Administration funding and centrally held resources. State appropriation figure does not include tuition revenues. It also does not include the value of state-supported fringe benefit costs estimated at $309,228,000. State appropriation excludes restricted appropriations for the following: Cooperative Extension Service = $12,703,911; Ag Experiment Station = $14,233,980. In-state enrollments are based on address and exclude non-resident alien students.

University of Kansas
State Appropriations equals State General Fund Appropriations - Operations, and excludes state appropriations for the Kansas Geological Survey.

University of Maryland - College Park
Appropriations figure excludes $19,181,747 for Agricultural Extension and $16,988,676 for the Experiment Station.

University of Missouri
Appropriations figure excludes $9,574,933 in federal stimulus funds.

University of Nebraska - Lincoln
State Appropriations figure does not include fees, tuition, other cash funds, debt service, Smith-Lever or NRI funds (NRI is Nebraska Research Initiative). State appropriations account for approximately 21 percent of UNL's total budget.

State University of New York - Buffalo
State appropriations reported include fringe benefits and debt service paid by New York State.

State University of New York - Stony Brook
"State Appropriations" figure shown does not include any campus generated revenue (i.e. tuition, interest, miscellaneous fees) which supports its financial plan. It also does not include the value of state-supported fringe benefit costs which are not paid for with local appropriation.

University of North Carolina
The state appropriations amount shown excludes appropriations for the Area Health Education Consortium.

University of Oregon
State appropriations figure includes $8,225,000 in federal stimulus funds.

University of Pittsburgh
State appropriations include the following line items: Educational and General, Dental Clinic, Disadvantaged Students, Center for Public Health Practice, Rural Education Outreach, Laboratory Improvements and Equipment, Information Technology, Student Life Initiatives, Program Initiatives, School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, and Services for Teens at Risk.


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