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Higher Education

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Funding History
Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY14$1,136,755,899$1,053,265,978
FY13$1,032,817,524$942,313,456
FY12$994,004,826$891,887,177
FY11$1,083,338,524$944,310,489
FY10$1,187,732,009$1,015,168,456
FY09$1,206,264,659$1,020,959,634
FY08$1,222,745,396$1,020,615,071
FY07$1,377,922,037$1,108,998,838
FY06$1,161,035,736$910,771,263
FY05$1,107,303,705$837,002,534
FY04$1,018,279,687$747,258,269
FY03$1,192,143,663$855,966,271
FY02$1,283,666,563$901,813,375
FY01$1,403,583,605$968,901,747
  • See Changes in Funding
Between and
Funding for Higher Education
29.2%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (CPI)

Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY19 Gov$1,190,688,612$1,190,688,612
FY18$1,200,373,492$1,173,683,958
FY18 GAA$1,197,877,576$1,171,243,537
FY18 Leg$1,197,877,576$1,171,243,537
FY18 Sen$1,233,294,602$1,205,873,088
FY18 SWM$1,232,542,888$1,205,138,088
FY18 Hou$1,203,279,414$1,176,525,268
FY18 HWM$1,199,246,403$1,172,581,929
FY18 Gov$1,200,296,646$1,173,608,820

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Active Line Items
  • All Line Items
FY16FY17FY18FY19 Gov
Haverhill Satellite Center Trust Fund$0$2,612,565$0$0
STEM Pipeline Fund$1,596,662$1,567,539$1,534,110$2,000,000
E.J. Collins Jr. Center for Public Management$266,110$0$127,842$0
State University Collective Bargaining$2,479,123$0$0$0
Community Colleges Collective Bargaining$145,989$0$0$0
Dartmouth/Bristol Community College Reserve$5,535,095$2,821,570$2,761,398$2,700,000
UMass Center at Springfield$0$522,513$255,685$0
Medical School Educational Track on Integrated Health$0$0$1,022,740$0
Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment$1,277,330$1,218,746$0$0
Department of Higher Education$3,455,712$4,435,199$4,067,010$1,998,328
New England Board of Higher Education$391,182$191,501$375,857$183,825
Foster Care Financial Aid$1,144,593$1,123,715$1,099,751$1,299,000
Dual Enrollment Grants and Subsidies$1,064,441$1,097,277$992,058$970,000
Nursing and Allied Health Workforce Development Initiative$212,888$209,005$198,412$0
Foster Care and Adopted Fee Waiver$4,550,318$4,734,959$4,633,983$5,476,319
Performance Management Set Aside$2,927,214$2,873,821$2,607,987$4,009,772
STEM Starter Academy$5,056,096$4,963,873$4,346,645$4,250,000
Adult College Transition Services$266,110$261,256$386,084$377,500
SARA Implementation$0$0$0$180,000
Community College Workforce Grants$798,331$783,769$767,055$0
State University Incentive Grants$5,918,408$2,589,478$0$2,502,688
Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment$0$0$1,413,341$1,381,916
Massachusetts State Scholarship Program$101,768,843$99,938,496$98,033,025$93,851,727
High Demand Scholarship Program$1,064,441$522,513$511,370$9,660,070
Tufts School of Veterinary Medicine Program$5,343,495$5,225,129$5,113,700$5,000,000
University of Massachusetts$548,261,150$531,178,746$525,223,376$518,667,080
Office of Dispute Resolution$798,331$783,769$767,055$0
Innovation Commercialization Seed Fund$917,548$353,219$127,842$0
UMass Medical School Medical Research$0$261,256$0$0
Innovation Voucher Program Fund$0$0$2,045,480$2,000,000
Massachusetts Community Colleges$9,685,986$2,817,248$0$2,750,638
Bridgewater State University$42,647,902$44,819,659$44,875,752$43,877,969
Fitchburg State University$28,216,465$29,610,305$29,339,795$28,687,444
Framingham State University$29,004,238$28,555,679$28,403,911$27,772,368
Mass. College of Liberal Arts$14,215,783$16,622,888$16,479,116$16,112,713
Mass. College of Liberal Arts Gallery 51 / Berkshire Cultural Resource Center$79,833$78,377$76,705$0
Salem State University$45,331,729$45,039,489$44,499,464$43,510,047
Westfield State University$27,372,261$27,461,973$27,498,372$26,886,963
Worcester State University$26,905,164$26,923,433$26,662,806$26,069,975
Massachusetts College of Art$18,310,026$18,705,288$18,489,299$18,078,201
Massachusetts Maritime Academy$16,543,417$17,080,681$16,730,041$16,358,059
Berkshire Community College$10,866,297$11,081,724$11,092,646$10,846,008
Bristol Community College$20,377,248$21,090,781$20,965,251$20,499,101
Cape Cod Community College$11,995,750$12,380,346$12,269,380$11,996,578
FAA-Certified Airframe and Power Plant Program$1,525,763$0$0$0
Greenfield Community College$10,498,756$10,649,325$10,713,073$10,399,876
Holyoke Community College$19,909,460$19,947,564$20,368,606$19,915,723
Massachusetts Bay Community College$15,465,241$16,108,997$15,370,986$15,029,222
Massasoit Community College$21,310,761$21,232,460$21,237,783$20,765,575
Mount Wachusett Community College$14,196,909$14,630,548$14,760,227$14,282,043
Brewer Center for Civic Learning and Community Engagement$0$0$102,274$0
Northern Essex Community College$19,929,496$20,002,792$19,919,204$19,476,314
Northern Essex Community College Expansion Programs$0$0$2,045,480$0
North Shore Community College$21,080,898$21,582,551$21,902,063$21,365,085
Quinsigamond Community College$20,779,720$20,920,398$21,019,324$20,551,973
Springfield Technical Community College$25,282,343$25,453,719$25,409,098$24,844,143
Roxbury Community College$10,627,880$10,800,806$10,865,350$10,623,767
Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center$0$940,523$920,466$925,000
Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center Revenue$0$553,700$541,892$529,843
Middlesex Community College$23,023,123$23,743,687$23,604,718$23,079,881
Bunker Hill Community College$25,266,019$26,197,976$26,537,988$25,947,932
PACE Initiative$0$0$102,274$0
Higher Education Health and Welfare Reserve$5,834,909$5,728,481$5,438,127$5,317,214
National Guard Tuition and Fee Waivers$15,688,866$12,979,221$3,720,217$7,680,732
FY16FY17FY18FY19 Gov
Mass. STEM Grant Fund$0$0$0$0
Haverhill Satellite Center Trust Fund$0$2,612,565$0$0
Commonwealth Covenant Fund Transfer$0$0$0$0
STEM Pipeline Fund$1,596,662$1,567,539$1,534,110$2,000,000
Commonwealth Covenant Fund$0$0$0$0
Community College Collective Bargaining Reserve$0$0$0$0
State University Collective Bargaining Reserve$0$0$0$0
State and Community College Capital Projects$0$0$0$0
UMass Campus Facility Capital Projects$0$0$0$0
Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center$0$0$0$0
KERR MILL PROJECT IN FALL RIVER$0$0$0$0
UMass Amherst Nanotech$0$0$0$0
UMass Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Lowell Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
Community College Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
Community College Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
Community Colleges$0$0$0$0
UMass Lowell Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
State University Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Lowell Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Boston Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Dartmouth Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
State University Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
Community College Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Dartmouth Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
Higher Education Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
Higher Education Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
Higher Education Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
Higher Education Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
Higher Education Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Lowell Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Lowell Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Amherst Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Dartmouth Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Dartmouth Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Dartmouth Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Amherst Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Lowell Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
Higher Education Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
Higher Education Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
Community College Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
Higher Education Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
State University Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Amherst Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Amherst Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Amherst Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Amherst Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Amherst Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Amherst Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Boston Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Boston Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Dartmouth Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Dartmouth Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Dartmouth Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Dartmouth Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Dartmouth Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Lowell Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Lowell Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Lowell Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Lowell Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Lowell Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Collective Bargaining Reserve$0$0$0$0
UMass Amherst Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Amherst Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Amherst Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Boston Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Boston Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Dartmouth Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Dartmouth Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Dartmouth Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Lowell Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Lowell Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Lowell Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Lowell Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Lowell Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
E.J. Collins Jr. Center for Public Management$266,110$0$127,842$0
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Local 1067$0$0$0$0
Higher Education Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
Community College Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
State University Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Dartmouth Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Dartmouth Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Amherst Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
State University Collective Bargaining$2,479,123$0$0$0
Community Colleges Collective Bargaining$145,989$0$0$0
UMass Star Store$0$0$0$0
UMass Science Facility$0$0$0$0
Dartmouth/Bristol Community College Reserve$5,535,095$2,821,570$2,761,398$2,700,000
Nano/Bio-Manufacturing Facility - UMass Lowell$0$0$0$0
UMass Center at Springfield$0$522,513$255,685$0
Medical School Educational Track on Integrated Health$0$0$1,022,740$0
North Shore Community College Lease Costs$0$0$0$0
Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment$1,277,330$1,218,746$0$0
Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment$0$0$0$0
Department of Higher Education$3,455,712$4,435,199$4,067,010$1,998,328
Office of Coordination$0$0$0$0
Compact for Education$0$0$0$0
New England Board of Higher Education$391,182$191,501$375,857$183,825
Community College Development Education Program$0$0$0$0
Workforce Development Grants to Community Colleges$0$0$0$0
Foster Care Financial Aid$1,144,593$1,123,715$1,099,751$1,299,000
Dual Enrollment Grants and Subsidies$1,064,441$1,097,277$992,058$970,000
Nursing and Allied Health Workforce Development Initiative$212,888$209,005$198,412$0
Foster Care and Adopted Fee Waiver$4,550,318$4,734,959$4,633,983$5,476,319
Graduation Task Force Initiative$0$0$0$0
Performance Management Set Aside$2,927,214$2,873,821$2,607,987$4,009,772
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Pipeline Fund$0$0$0$0
STEM Starter Academy$5,056,096$4,963,873$4,346,645$4,250,000
Youth Venture$0$0$0$0
Adult College Transition Services$266,110$261,256$386,084$377,500
Rapid Response Grants$0$0$0$0
Civic Engagement Program$0$0$0$0
National Guard Fee Waivers$0$0$0$0
Higher Education Consultant$0$0$0$0
Public Matching Grants for Private Funds$0$0$0$0
Mass. Space Grant Consortium$0$0$0$0
Private Fundraising by Public Higher Education$0$0$0$0
Endowment Incentive Fund$0$0$0$0
SARA Implementation$0$0$0$180,000
Community College Workforce Grants$798,331$783,769$767,055$0
Completion Incentive Grants$0$0$0$0
State University Incentive Grants$5,918,408$2,589,478$0$2,502,688
Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment$0$0$1,413,341$1,381,916
McNair Financial Assistance Program$0$0$0$0
State College Access Grants$0$0$0$0
Massachusetts State Scholarship Program$101,768,843$99,938,496$98,033,025$93,851,727
High Demand Scholarship Program$1,064,441$522,513$511,370$9,660,070
Library Materials$0$0$0$0
Tufts School of Veterinary Medicine Program$5,343,495$5,225,129$5,113,700$5,000,000
Tufts School of Veterinary Med. Workforce Training$0$0$0$0
Tomorrow's Teachers Program$0$0$0$0
BSC Deferred Maintenance Reserve$0$0$0$0
University of Massachusetts$548,261,150$531,178,746$525,223,376$518,667,080
Presidential Debate Security$0$0$0$0
Winter Moth Worm Study at UMass$0$0$0$0
Endowment Incentive Program$0$0$0$0
UMass Endowment Program$0$0$0$0
Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management$0$0$0$0
Commonwealth College Honors Program$0$0$0$0
UMass Biomedical Institute$0$0$0$0
UMass Lowell Tuition Reimbursement$0$0$0$0
Office of Dispute Resolution$798,331$783,769$767,055$0
Innovation Commercialization Seed Fund$917,548$353,219$127,842$0
UMass Medical School Medical Research$0$261,256$0$0
Innovation Voucher Program Fund$0$0$2,045,480$2,000,000
Massachusetts Community Colleges$9,685,986$2,817,248$0$2,750,638
UMS Food Science Department$0$0$0$0
Bridgewater State University$42,647,902$44,819,659$44,875,752$43,877,969
Fitchburg State University$28,216,465$29,610,305$29,339,795$28,687,444
Framingham State University$29,004,238$28,555,679$28,403,911$27,772,368
MetroWest College Planning Center$0$0$0$0
Mass. College of Liberal Arts$14,215,783$16,622,888$16,479,116$16,112,713
Mass. College of Liberal Arts Gallery 51 / Berkshire Cultural Resource Center$79,833$78,377$76,705$0
Mass. College of Liberal Arts Capacity Building$0$0$0$0
Salem State University$45,331,729$45,039,489$44,499,464$43,510,047
Salem State College - GTE/Sylvania Property Reserve$0$0$0$0
Salem State College Aquaculture Program$0$0$0$0
Salem State Second-Degree Nursing Program$0$0$0$0
Westfield State University$27,372,261$27,461,973$27,498,372$26,886,963
Worcester State University$26,905,164$26,923,433$26,662,806$26,069,975
Worcester State College Latino Education Institute$0$0$0$0
Rockwood Field Improvements$0$0$0$0
Worcester State Matching Grant$0$0$0$0
Massachusetts College of Art$18,310,026$18,705,288$18,489,299$18,078,201
Mass. Maritime Academy Storer Engineering$0$0$0$0
Massachusetts Maritime Academy$16,543,417$17,080,681$16,730,041$16,358,059
Berkshire Community College$10,866,297$11,081,724$11,092,646$10,846,008
Bristol Community College$20,377,248$21,090,781$20,965,251$20,499,101
Cape Cod Community College$11,995,750$12,380,346$12,269,380$11,996,578
Envir. Tech., Educ. and Job Training Partnership$0$0$0$0
FAA-Certified Airframe and Power Plant Program$1,525,763$0$0$0
Greenfield Community College$10,498,756$10,649,325$10,713,073$10,399,876
Holyoke Community College$19,909,460$19,947,564$20,368,606$19,915,723
Holyoke Community College Home Information Center$0$0$0$0
Massachusetts Bay Community College$15,465,241$16,108,997$15,370,986$15,029,222
Massasoit Community College$21,310,761$21,232,460$21,237,783$20,765,575
Mount Wachusett Community College$14,196,909$14,630,548$14,760,227$14,282,043
Brewer Center for Civic Learning and Community Engagement$0$0$102,274$0
Field Maintenance$0$0$0$0
Youth Venture$0$0$0$0
Civic Engagement Program$0$0$0$0
Mt. Wachusett Community College Renewable Energy$0$0$0$0
Northern Essex Community College$19,929,496$20,002,792$19,919,204$19,476,314
Northern Essex Community College Expansion Programs$0$0$2,045,480$0
North Shore Community College$21,080,898$21,582,551$21,902,063$21,365,085
North Shore Community College Public Policy Institute$0$0$0$0
North Shore Community College Essex Agricultural Institute$0$0$0$0
Quinsigamond Community College$20,779,720$20,920,398$21,019,324$20,551,973
Springfield Technical Community College$25,282,343$25,453,719$25,409,098$24,844,143
Center for Telecommunications and Info. Tech.$0$0$0$0
Roxbury Community College$10,627,880$10,800,806$10,865,350$10,623,767
Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center$0$940,523$920,466$925,000
Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center Revenue$0$553,700$541,892$529,843
Roxbury Community College Technology Upgrades$0$0$0$0
Roxbury Community College Information Technology$0$0$0$0
Middlesex Community College$23,023,123$23,743,687$23,604,718$23,079,881
Bunker Hill Community College$25,266,019$26,197,976$26,537,988$25,947,932
PACE Initiative$0$0$102,274$0
Higher Education Health and Welfare Reserve$5,834,909$5,728,481$5,438,127$5,317,214
Brewer Center for Civic Learning and Community Engagement$0$0$0$0
National Guard Tuition and Fee Waivers$15,688,866$12,979,221$3,720,217$7,680,732