June 22, 2021

What your tuition pays for at CEU

Tuition and fees do not pay totally for a student’s higher education, reports the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems. In fact, it costs $11,307 a year to educate each full-time equivalent student at the College of Eastern Utah.

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Tuition and fees do not pay totally for a student’s higher education, reports the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems. In fact, it costs $11,307 a year to educate each full-time equivalent student at the College of Eastern Utah.
According to a January 2006 document, costs associated with educating each fulltime CEU student was third highest out of a comparison peer group of 13 colleges. The most expensive college to educate students at was San Juan College in Farmington, New Mex., where it costs $14,159 per year; followed by New Mexico Junior College in Hobbs, New Mex., where it costs $13,171. The average cost of the 13 colleges was $10,732 spent on educating each FTE student. Dixie was the most cost effect school, spending $6,973 to educate each student.
Comparing CEU to other schools in Utah, Snow College was fifth highest at $10,991 to educate each FTE student with Dixie State College at 13th highest with $6,973 spent on each FTE student.
CEU spends more for academic support at $931 per student than Snow and Dixie who spent $810 and $718, respectively. The comparison peer group average was $835.
Student services at CEU show the greatest amount of funding spent on each FTE student with $2,075, followed by $926 at Snow and $777 at Dixie. The comparison peer group average as $1,027.
Snow College ranks first with institutional support spending at $1,917 on each student followed by $1,561 at CEU and $1,265 at Dixie. The comparison peer group average was $1,563.
Snow College spends the most on plant operation and maintenance for each student with $1,712 followed by CEU at $1,391 and Dixie at $645. The comparison peer group average was $1,262.
CEU barely surpasses Dixie in scholarships and fellowships for each student with the Price school spending $1,243 per FTE, the St. George school spending $1,235 per FTE and the Ephraim school $833 per FTE. The comparison peer group average was $1,351.
In revenue per FTE student, CEU had the 12th lowest enrollment, Snow was 10th and Dixie was first.
Snow received the largest tax-funds appropriations with $7,218 provided for each student followed by CEU with $6,658 and Dixie with $3,419. The comparison peer group average was $7,000.
CEU offers the 10th lowest tuition and fees at $1,074, with Snow sixth at $1,468, and Dixie third at $2,232. The comparison peer group average was $1,494.
CEU’s endowment income was number one with $1,087 brought in with Snow number five with $125. Dixie’s income was not available. The comparison peer group average was $187.
CEU was fourth in government grants and contracts with $4,319 secured. Snow was 10th with $2,101 followed by Dixie 12th with $1,508. The comparison peer group average was $3,275.
Dixie ranked third in private gifts and contracts with $227 brought in followed by Snow fourth with $168 and CEU fifth with $165. The comparison peer group average was $155.
CEU students’ tuition and fees pay 27.5 percent of their instructional direct expenditures (10th ranked) with Snow students paying 32.3 percent (eighth ranked) and Dixie students paying 135 percent (first ranked). The comparison peer group average was 42.2 percent.

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