AICUP regularly publishes data, whitepapers, and other reports on the economic and legislative impacts of independent, nonprofit higher education in Pennsylvania. Explore our most recent publications below.
Making the Case for Independent Nonprofit Higher Education 2023
Pennsylvania’s independent nonprofit colleges and universities build communities while educating the most four-year degree-seeking students in the Commonwealth. They operate efficiently to keep net tuition low while matching the workforce needs of Pennsylvania and providing the best ROI to the state.
With over $24 billion in economic impact generated for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania every single year, AICUP schools, their faculty, and their students have proven they’re an indispensable asset to the future of our state’s economy.
The Business Efficiency Manual outlines the range of business efficiency and research programs that AICUP sponsors for members, our institutional participation rates, and the estimated cost-savings per institution from these efficiency programs.