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Introduction ó Setting the Stage

Data / Charts Title
Figure 1 Number of degree-granting Title IV institutions in the United States by level: 1974-75 to 2015-16 (.xls)
Figure 2 Number of degree-granting Title IV institutions in the United States by control: 1974-75 to 2015-16 (.xls)
Figure 3 Total undergraduate fall enrollment in degree-granting institutions by institutional control: Fall 1975 to Fall 2015* (.xls)
Figure 4 Percentage distribution of total fall undergraduate enrollment by institution control and level: 1975 to 2014 (.xls)
Figure 5a Percentage distribution of total undergraduate enrollment by the Admissions Competitive Index: 2014 (.xls)
Figure 5b Distribution of institutions by the Admissions Competitive Index: 2014 (.xls)
Figure 6 Percentage of K-12 students approved for free or reduced price lunches (1989 to 2016) and percentage of full-time first-time degree-seeking undergraduates with Pell or other Federal Grants (2001 to 2014) (.xls)
Figure 7a Percentage of high school students who had the potential to be first-generation college by race/ethnicity: 1972 (National Longitudinal Study of High School Class of 1972) and 2004 (Educational Longitudinal Study: ELS:2002) (.xls)
Figure 7b Percentage of 5- to 17-year-olds who had the potential to be first-generation college by race/ethnicity: 2009 and 2014 (.xls)

Equity Indicator 1 ó Who Enrolls in Postsecondary Education?

Data / Charts Title
Equity Indicator 1a Cohort College Continuation Rates by family income quartile for recent school leavers: 1970 to 2015 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 1b High School Graduates College Continuation Rates by family income quartile: 1970 to 2015 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 1c(i) Cohort College Continuation Rates (3-year average) of recent high school leavers by race/ethnicity: 1976 to 2015 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 1c(ii) Cohort College Continuation Rates of recent high school leavers by race/ethnicity and family income quartile: 2015 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 1d(i) High School Graduates College Continuation Rates (3-year average) by race/ethnicity: 1976 to 2015 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 1d(ii) High School Graduates College Continuation Rates by race/ethnicity by family income quartiles: 2015 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 1e Percentage of young adults who reported enrolling in postsecondary education within 8 or 10 years of expected high school graduation by race/ethnicity: High School Longitudinal Studies (HS&B:1980/1992; NELS:1988/2000; ELS:2002/2012) (.xls)
Equity Indicator 1f Percentage of young adults who reported no postsecondary enrollment within 8 or 10 years of expected high school graduation by parentsí socioeconomic status (SES): High School Longitudinal Studies (HS&B:1980/1992; NELS:1988/2000; ELS:2002/2012) (.xls)
Equity Indicator 1g Percentage distribution of enrollment status in the fall after scheduled high school graduation year by parent socioeconomic status (SES): High School Longitudinal Study (HSLS:2009/2013) (.xls)

Equity Indicator 2 ó What Type of Postsecondary Educational Institution Do Students Attend?

Data / Charts Title
Equity Indicator 2a Percentage distribution of full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students who did and did not receive Pell or other Federal Grants by level of institution attended: 2001, 2008, and 2014 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 2b Percentage distribution of full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students who did and did not receive Pell or other Federal Grants by control of institution attended: 2001, 2008, and 2014 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 2c Percentage of full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students receiving Pell or other Federal Grants by institutional type and control: 2001, 2008, and 2014 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 2d Percentage distribution of each selectivity category of institutional destinations by parentsí socioeconomic status (SES) for high school class cohorts: 1972, 1982, 1992, and 2004 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 2e Average percentage of full-time, first-time degree/certificate seeking undergraduate students who were awarded Pell or other Federal Grants by institutional selectivity: 2000 to 2014 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 2f Percentage distribution of high school graduates by institutional selectivity of enrollment in the fall after scheduled high school graduation by SES quintile: 2013 graduates (.xls)

Equity Indicator 3 ó Does Financial Aid Eliminate the Financial Barriers to Paying College Costs?

Data / Charts Title
Equity Indicator 3a Average college costs (undergraduate tuition, fees, and room and board) charged for full-time students in degree-granting postsecondary institutions by institutional level and control: 1974-75 to 2015-16 (constant 2015-16 dollars) (.xls)
Equity Indicator 3b(i) Average undergraduate full-time college costs and maximum Pell Grant award: 1974-75 to 2015-16 (constant 2015-16 dollars) (.xls)
Equity Indicator 3b(ii) Percent of average college costs covered by maximum Pell Grant: 1974-75 to 2015-16 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 3b(iii) Maximum Pell Grant needed to cover two-thirds of average cost of attendance: 1974-75 to 2015-16 (constant 2015-16 dollars) (.xls)
Equity Indicator 3c(i) Average cost of attendance (COA) for dependent students by adjusted parentsí family income quartile category: 2012 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 3c(ii) Average cost of attendance (COA) as a percentage of parentsí family income quartile category for dependent students: 2012 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 3d Unmet financial need of dependent full-time undergraduates by parentsí family income quartile: 1990 to 2012 (.xls)

Equity Indicator 4 ó How Do Students in the United States Pay for College?

Data / Charts Title
Equity Indicator 4a Percentage distribution of higher education funding responsibilities: 1952 to 2015 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 4b(i) Average net price of attendance for dependent full-time undergraduate students by family income quartile: 1990 to 2012 (constant 2012 dollars) (.xls)
Equity Indicator 4b(ii) Average net price of attendance as a percentage of average family income by income quartile for dependent full-time undergraduate students: 1990 to 2012 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 4c(i) Percentage of graduating bachelorís degree-seeking seniors who borrowed by institutional control: 1993, 2000, 2008, 2012 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 4c(ii) Average debt burden of graduating bachelorís degree-seeking seniors who borrowed by Pell Grant status: 1993, 2000, 2008, 2012 (constant 2012 dollars) (.xls)

Equity Indicator 5 ó How Do Educational Attainment Rates and Early Income Outcomes Vary by Family Characteristics?

Data / Charts Title
Equity Indicator 5a Estimated bachelorís degree attainment rate by age 24 for dependent family members by family income quartile: 1970 to 2015 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 5b Percentage of youth attaining a bachelorís degree or higher within 8 or 10 years of expected high school graduation by parentsí socioeconomic status (SES) quartile: 10th grade cohort from HS&B 1980; 8th grade cohort from NELS 1988; 10th grade cohort from ELS 2002 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 5c(i) Percentage of dependent first-time students who obtained a bachelorís degree or higher within 5 or 6 years of first enrolling in a 4-year or 2-year-or-less postsecondary education institution by parentsí family income quartile: BPS:1989-90 (1994 follow-up), BPS:1995-96 (2001 follow-up), and BPS:2003-04 (2009 follow-up) (.xls)
Equity Indicator 5c(ii) Percentage of dependent first-year students who first enrolled in a postsecondary education institution in academic years 1995-96 and 2003-04 who completed a bachelorís degree or higher within 6 years, by low-income and first-generation status (.xls)
Equity Indicator 5d Percentage distributions of associateís and bachelorís degrees conferred and of the civilian population by race/ethnicity: 1980 and 2015 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 5e(i) Average annualized income in 2009 for dependent students who received bachelorís degrees in 2008 by selected major field category and parentsí family income quartile (1-year follow-up) (.xls)
Equity Indicator 5e(ii) Average annualized income in 2012 for dependent students who received bachelorís degrees in 2008 by selected major field category and parentsí family income quartile (4-year follow-up) (.xls)

Equity Indicator 6 ó How Does Educational Attainment in the U.S. Compare with Other Countries?

Data / Charts Title
Equity Indicator 6a Percentage of 25- to 34-year-olds with a type A (bachelorís equivalent or above) tertiary degree: 2000 and 2015 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 6b Percentage of 25- to 34-year-olds with a type A (bachelorís or above) or type B (short-cycle or associateís) tertiary degree: 2000 and 2015 (.xls)

Appendix A

Data / Charts Title
Appendix Figure A-1 Median income for families with a householder 25 years of age and over in constant 2015 dollars: 1956 to 2015 (.xls)
Appendix Figure A-2 Upper limits for the first (lowest), second, and third family income quartiles for dependent 18-to-24-year-olds in constant 2015 dollars: 1987 to 2015 (.xls)
Appendix Figure A-3 Intentionally omitted due to content
Appendix Figure A-3 Intentionally omitted due to content
Appendix Figure A-5 High school graduation rates by family income quartile for dependent 18-to-24-year-olds: 1970 to 2015 (.xls)
Appendix Figure A-6 Estimates of bachelorís degree attainment by age 24 for dependent family members who have entered college by family income quartile: 1970 to 2015 (.xls)