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This page contains links to general institutional data, including statistics on crime, graduation rates, and degrees conferred.

THE ALMANAC OF HIGHER EDUCATION
Links to issues of The Almanac, from 1995-96 to present

ATHLETICS:
Gender Equity in College Athletics
Links to databases and stories about The Chronicle's annual project, from 1997-98 to present

COMMENCEMENT SPEAKERS:
A searchable database of commencement speakers at colleges, 2000-2008:

CRIME ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES:
  - Information for 2003
  - Information for 2002
  - Information for 2001
  - Information for 2000
  - Databases from 1992-98

DOCTORAL DEGREES:
Earned Doctorates
Links to annual information about earned doctoral degrees from 1994 to present, including characteristics of recipients, institutions awarding the most doctorates, and number of recipients, by state in which degrees were granted

FINANCIAL ISSUES:
Academic Pork: Congressional Earmarks for Higher Education
A database of Congressional earmarks for higher education

Licensing Revenues and Patent Activity at Universities
Links to information, from fiscal 1994 to present

Top Institutions in Federal Research & Development Spending
Links to information, 1995 to present

State Appropriations for Higher Education
Links to information, 1994 to present

Sources of Voluntary Support for Higher Education

Voluntary Support by Type of Institution

Top Institutions in Fund Raising Based on Total Giving

GENERAL INFORMATION:
Grading the States
Five categories in which the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education awarded letter grades to the states based on how well they deliver higher education.

Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, 2000
A database of the Carnegie Foundation's classification of 3,941 institutions of higher education

LIBRARIES:
Holdings of University Research Libraries in the U.S. and Canada
Links to information from 1993-94 to present

SALARIES:
Faculty Salaries
A database of information on faculty salaries, from 1994 to present

Average Faculty Salaries in Selected Fields at 4-Year Institutions
Links to information from 1995-96 to present

Pay and Benefits for College Presidents
A database of The Chronicle's annual survey of pay and benefits for private-college presidents, from 1995 to present

Median Salaries of College Administrators by Type of Institution
Links to information, from 1995 to present

SCHOLARSHIPS AND STIPENDS:
Statistics on the stipends and benefits offered by top universities
A database of information on stipends for graduate assistants, from 2003-4

Colleges With the Most Freshman Merit Scholars
Links to information, from 1995 to present

STUDY AND RESEARCH ABROAD:
Data on Students & Scholars Abroad
Links to information about foreign students at U.S. institutions and study abroad by U.S. students, from 1995 to present

TUITION:
Tuition and Fees
A searchable database of information from 1999 to present


Data by Subject  





Faculty & Staff
Data on faculty members and administrators, including salaries

Finances
Financial data, including endowments and fund raising

Scholarly Research
Data on scholarly research, including research-library holdings and government grants

Students
Student data, including characteristics, enrollment, financial aid, foreign students, and test scores