the usefullness of census data in research on higher education

R. Michael Haynes, PhD
Assistant Vice President
Tarleton State University
Stephenville, Texas
[email protected]
Gwenn E. Pasco, EdD
Associate Dean
University of North Texas
Denton, Texas
[email protected]
Mean cost of attendance
•Mean financial aid
•Mean expenditures per student
•Hispanic population percentage at institution
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