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Cost of Attendance Report for 1997

End Notes

  1. Research Associates of Washington. State Profiles: Financing Public Higher Education 1996 Rankings. (Kent Halstead). September, 1996.
  2. U.S. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census Statistical Brief. More Education Means Higher Career Earnings. August, 1994.
  3. Connecticut Department of Higher Education. FACTS - Connecticutís Students of the 21st Century. January, 1997.
  4. Connecticut Department of Higher Education. FACTS - Connecticut: The Nationís Leading Exporter of College Freshmen. August 1996.
  5. Spectrum Associates Market Researchsm Incorporated. Report to the Connecticut Higher Education Coordinating Council. Survey of Selected Constituencies of Higher Education - Final Report. August, 1995.
  6. U. S. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census, March 1996 Current Population Survey. Median Income of Households by State: 1993, 1994 and 1995.
  7. Connecticut Department of Economic Development. Connecticut Market Data 1995.
  8. Connecticut Department of Higher Education. FACTS - Startling Number of Connecticut Students Need Financial Aid to Attend College. September 1996.
  9. University of Connecticut. Internal Memo to the Vice President of Enrollment Management. November 11, 1996.
  10. Responses by the University of Connecticut and Connecticut State University to DHE questions. FY 1997-99 budget deliberations. August-September, 1997.
  11. Board of Governors for Higher Education. Tuition Policy. Resolution No. 91-BGF9-B.
  12. The Board of Governorsí policy defines cost as the general fund and tuition support educational and general expenses (net E&G). The student share is compared to an expenditure base two years prior to the request year. Therefore, the effective student share in any particular year could be lower than that called for in the guidelines.

Table of Contents

Trends and Challenges
Who Are Our Students?
How Much Does It Cost to Go to College in Connecticut?
Can Connecticut Students Afford to Pay?
How Does Financial Aid Work?
Are Our Colleges Able to Meet Need?
Are Connecticut Public Colleges Affordable?  
Conclusions and Recommendations

End Notes  
Attachment A

Attachment B
Attachment C
Attachment D
Attachment E 


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