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Overall, New York Needs to Make A Bigger Effort to Fund Public Higher Educationů.


 

State and local appropriations for higher education. The percent change FY 1990-1999 in constant dollars.

New York Ranks: 50th

Per $1000 of personal income in FY 1999 allocated for higher education.  

New York Ranks: 42nd (tied with four other states)

Per capita allocation for higher education in FY 1999. 

New York Ranks: 33rd (tied with three other states)

Percentage of income needed to pay for
college expenses minus financial aid at public four-year colleges or universities.

36% in NY- 3rd Highest  of the 50 states!
National average-25%

Percentage of income needed to pay for college expenses minus financial aid at community colleges.

35% in NY- Highest  of the 50 states!
National average-
22%

Share of income that poorest families need to pay for tuition at the lowest-priced colleges

33% in NY- Highest  of the 50 states!
National average-
15%

--Measuring Up 2000: The State-By-State Report Card For Higher Education, The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, December 2000.

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