Source: AACC analysis of Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Finance Survey files, U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2019.

The main revenue source: Although states’ funding of community colleges has decreased from 36 percent a decade ago, it still comprises one-third of community colleges’ revenue, followed by tuition. (Read the PDF.)

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