Institutional Success - Instructional Cost

 

Cost Per Credit Hour measures total direct credit instructional expenditures divided by total number of credit hours. While College spending has slowed in recent years, the decrease in enrollment has impacted instructional cost. Harper’s cost per credit hour of $229 has increased over time, and did not achieve the 2016 target.

2016 Target: Expected = $171-175

The expected target of $171-$175 reflects the linear cost increase from FY2007 through FY2010. That calculated average increase was applied to the FY2011 results.

The total direct credit instructional expenditures divided by total number of credit hours.

 

Cost Per Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Student measures total direct credit instructional expenditures divided by student FTE. While College spending has slowed in recent years, the decrease in enrollment has impacted instructional cost. Harper’s cost per FTE of $6,865 has increased over time, and did not achieve the 2016 target.

2016 Target: Expected = $5,130-5,250

The expected target of $5,130-$5,250 reflects the linear cost increase from FY2007 through FY2010. The calculated average increase was applied to the FY2011 results.

The total direct credit instructional expenditures divided by student FTE.