Selected Performance Indicators for Research Universities

This page features a set of selected indicators showing trends and patterns for student enrollment, expenditures, staffing patterns, endowment value and research expenditures across US universities, public and private, identified as Very High Research Activity (R1) and High Research Activity (R2) institutions by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The members of the Association of American Universities Data Exchange (AAUDE) work in the research university sector.

The source data for these indicators are available to the public:

The Integrated Post Secondary Education Data System (IPEDS)  link to data
The National Science Foundation’s Higher Education Research and Development Survey (NSF-HERD)  link to data
National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO)   link to data