Table 3

Changes in mean (standard deviation) public school (N=31) expenses and nominal and real percent change by expense category, 2004–05 to 2011–12

2004–052011–12
CategoryMean
(Std. Dev.)
Mean
(Std. Dev.)
Nominal
% Change
Real
% Change
Education$12,308,279
(5,449,055)
$15,257,140
(5,694,941)
23.96%4.61%
Basic sciences$2,973,445
(3,094,904)
$3,255,350
(3,619,881)
9.48%−7.61%
Clinical sciences$9,334,833
(4,879,438)
$12,001,789
(4,635,879)
28.57%8.50%
Research and training$5,954,618
(5,746,587)
$6,901,678
(6,065,849)
15.90%−2.19%
Patient care$9,675,467
(4,332,650)
$13,324,401
(5,548,323)
37.71%16.21%
Administration$2,319,134
(1,225,244)
$3,527,188
(1,744,788)
52.09%28.35%
Library, computers, continuing ed.$1,839,374
(1,571,961)
$1,995,064
(1,323,468)
8.46%−8.47%
Physical plant$2,718,760
(3,951,213)
$2,600,783
(1,745,014)
−4.34%−19.27%
University overhead$3,339,105
(4,781,359)
$3,559,909
(2,754,171)
6.61%−10.03%
Other$1,525,926
(1,457,204)
$4,645,173
(4,458,208)
204.42%156.89%
Total expenses$39,808,240
(17,369,969)
$52,749,234
(18,838,076)
32.51%11.82%
  • Source: American Dental Association, Health Policy Center. Survey of dental education, volume 5: finances, years 2004–05 and 2011–12. Chicago: American Dental Association, 2006 and 2013.