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Measures of Higher Education Spending by State, 2006-2007 Excel file

Rank, spending per FTE
Total
Spending per FTE
Rank, FTE
Full-time enrollment (in 1000s)
Rank, spending as % of tax revenue
Spending as a % of state and local tax revenue
U.S. $6,773 10,237.90 6.2
25 Alabama $6,629 19 182.4 2 10.8
2 Alaska $13,824 50 18.7 25 6.9
21 Arizona $6,935 14 221.6 17 8
30 Arkansas $6,167 32 103.4 9 8.8
18 California $7,001 1 1,686.80 23 7.3
48 Colorado $3,807 23 157.4 47 3.6
4 Connecticut $10,079 35 75 43 4.1
19 Delaware $6,970 45 31.3 29 6
37 Florida $5,855 3 518.1 41 4.4
9 Georgia $8,231 10 297.8 12 8.3
3 Hawaii $12,195 43 35 14 8.1
12 Idaho $7,785 39 43.6 17 8
15 Illinois $7,230 5 387.8 31 5.9
41 Indiana $5,351 13 223.6 31 5.9
32 Iowa $6,007 31 112.9 20 7.6
35 Kansas $5,948 28 127.2 8 8.9
20 Kentucky $6,945 25 145.6 10 8.5
24 Louisiana $6,640 22 166.7 14 8.1
28 Maine $6,406 40 35.5 42 4.2
13 Maryland $7,456 17 197.5 35 5.7
6 Massachusetts $8,666 26 139.7 44 4
39 Michigan $5,825 6 384.2 26 6.7
33 Minnesota $5,986 18 191.5 33 5.8
36 Mississippi $5,926 30 115.7 5 9.9
31 Missouri $6,060 20 174.7 36 5.6
47 Montana $4,297 42 35.3 33 5.8
16 Nebraska $7,165 36 73.9 6 9.3
8 Nevada $8,589 38 61.3 28 6.2
49 New Hampshire $3,370 44 32.1 50 2.5
10 New Jersey $8,076 12 226.1 40 4.5
5 New Mexico $9,669 34 83 1 12.8
7 New York $8,657 4 508.9 48 3.5
NYS % +/- US 28% -44%
11 North Carolina $7,909 8 344.1 4 10
44 North Dakota $4,765 41 35.4 7 9.1
43 Ohio $4,915 7 383.3 39 5
23 Oklahoma $6,691 27 132.1 14 8.1
42 Oregon $4,948 29 125.1 37 5.3
40 Pennsylvania $5,788 9 337.4 46 3.9
26 Rhode Island $6,548 47 28.9 44 4
38 South Carolina $5,838 24 145.7 17 8
46 South Dakota $4,569 46 29.2 22 7.4
14 Tennessee $7,346 21 168.2 21 7.5
17 Texas $7,084 2 794.2 11 8.4
29 Utah $6,271 33 102.4 12 8.3
50 Vermont $3,030 49 19.5 49 2.6
34 Virginia $5,972 11 273 38 5.1
22 Washington $6,769 16 214.8 29 6
45 West Virginia $4,651 37 72.7 24 7
27 Wisconsin $6,504 15 215.1 27 6.5
1 Wyoming $15,155 48 22.6 3 10.3
Source: Census Bureau Table 281. State and Local Financial Support for Higher Education by State