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Higher Education

funding levels adjusted for inflation (cpi)

  • Funding History
Adjusted for inflation (cpi) NOT adjusted
FY19 SWM$1,191,875,150$1,191,875,150
FY18$1,200,373,492$1,173,683,958
FY17$1,224,010,531$1,171,272,971
FY16$1,247,211,655$1,171,705,452
FY15$1,191,195,852$1,111,617,774
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
1.8%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (cpi)

Adjusted for inflation (cpi) NOT adjusted
FY19 SWM$1,191,875,150$1,191,875,150
FY19 Hou$1,192,752,205$1,192,752,205
FY19 HWM$1,187,467,780$1,187,467,780
FY19 Gov$1,190,688,612$1,190,688,612
FY18$1,200,373,492$1,173,683,958

funding levels adjusted for inflation (cpi)

  • Active Line Items
  • All Line Items
FY18FY19 GovFY19 HouFY19 SWM
STEM Pipeline Fund$1,534,110$2,000,000$1,500,000$1,500,000
E.J. Collins Jr. Center for Public Management$127,842$0$425,000$250,000
Dartmouth/Bristol Community College Reserve$2,761,398$2,700,000$2,700,000$2,700,000
UMass Center at Springfield$255,685$0$250,000$0
Medical School Educational Track on Integrated Health$1,022,740$0$0$0
Nursing and Allied Health Workforce Development$0$0$150,000$0
Department of Higher Education$4,067,010$1,998,328$2,914,768$3,598,328
New England Board of Higher Education$375,857$183,825$368,250$0
Workforce Development Grants to Community Colleges$0$0$750,000$700,000
Foster Care Financial Aid$1,099,751$1,299,000$1,299,000$1,299,000
Dual Enrollment Grants and Subsidies$992,058$970,000$2,000,000$961,112
Nursing and Allied Health Workforce Development Initiative$198,412$0$200,000$0
Foster Care and Adopted Fee Waiver$4,633,983$5,476,319$5,476,319$5,476,319
Performance Management Set Aside$2,607,987$4,009,772$0$2,550,000
STEM Starter Academy$4,346,645$4,250,000$4,750,000$0
Adult College Transition Services$386,084$377,500$250,000$240,260
SARA Implementation$0$180,000$0$180,000
Community College Workforce Grants$767,055$0$0$750,000
State University Incentive Grants$0$2,502,688$2,502,688$0
Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment$1,413,341$1,381,916$1,581,916$1,381,916
Massachusetts State Scholarship Program$98,033,025$93,851,727$103,186,798$95,591,449
High Demand Scholarship Program$511,370$9,660,070$500,000$500,000
Tufts School of Veterinary Medicine Program$5,113,700$5,000,000$5,500,000$5,000,000
University of Massachusetts$525,223,376$518,667,080$518,917,080$518,667,080
Office of Dispute Resolution$767,055$0$750,000$772,499
Innovation Commercialization Seed Fund$127,842$0$0$400,000
Innovation Voucher Program Fund$2,045,480$2,000,000$2,000,000$0
Massachusetts Community Colleges$0$2,750,638$2,750,637$0
Bridgewater State University$44,875,752$43,877,969$43,877,968$45,419,315
Fitchburg State University$29,339,795$28,687,444$28,687,443$29,716,715
Framingham State University$28,403,911$27,772,368$27,772,368$29,549,574
Mass. College of Liberal Arts$16,479,116$16,112,713$16,112,713$16,606,786
Mass. College of Liberal Arts Gallery 51 / Berkshire Cultural Resource Center$76,705$0$0$0
Salem State University$44,499,464$43,510,047$43,510,047$45,065,969
Westfield State University$27,498,372$26,886,963$26,911,963$27,834,964
Worcester State University$26,662,806$26,069,975$26,069,976$27,002,331
Massachusetts College of Art$18,489,299$18,078,201$18,078,201$18,711,090
Massachusetts Maritime Academy$16,730,041$16,358,059$16,358,059$16,929,177
Berkshire Community College$11,092,646$10,846,008$10,846,008$11,166,278
Bristol Community College$20,965,251$20,499,101$20,499,102$20,966,052
Cape Cod Community College$12,269,380$11,996,578$11,996,578$12,334,423
Greenfield Community College$10,713,073$10,399,876$10,474,876$10,677,428
Holyoke Community College$20,368,606$19,915,723$19,915,723$20,574,409
Massachusetts Bay Community College$15,370,986$15,029,222$15,029,222$15,501,975
Massasoit Community College$21,237,783$20,765,575$20,765,575$21,479,041
Mount Wachusett Community College$14,760,227$14,282,043$14,432,043$14,706,353
Brewer Center for Civic Learning and Community Engagement$102,274$0$100,000$0
Northern Essex Community College$19,919,204$19,476,314$19,476,313$20,038,735
Northern Essex Community College Expansion Programs$2,045,480$0$0$0
North Shore Community College$21,902,063$21,365,085$21,415,085$22,074,026
Quinsigamond Community College$21,019,324$20,551,973$20,551,973$21,315,027
Springfield Technical Community College$25,409,098$24,844,143$24,844,143$25,614,244
Roxbury Community College$10,865,350$10,623,767$10,623,766$10,960,216
Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center$920,466$925,000$925,000$925,000
Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center Revenue$541,892$529,843$529,843$529,843
Middlesex Community College$23,604,718$23,079,881$23,079,882$23,792,018
Bunker Hill Community College$26,537,988$25,947,932$25,947,933$26,868,252
PACE Initiative$102,274$0$200,000$0
Higher Education Health and Welfare Reserve$5,438,127$5,317,214$5,317,214$5,317,214
National Guard Tuition and Fee Waivers$3,720,217$7,680,732$7,680,732$7,680,732
FY18FY19 GovFY19 HouFY19 SWM
Mass. STEM Grant Fund$0$0$0$0
Haverhill Satellite Center Trust Fund$0$0$0$0
Commonwealth Covenant Fund Transfer$0$0$0$0
STEM Pipeline Fund$1,534,110$2,000,000$1,500,000$1,500,000
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$127,842$0$425,000$250,000
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$0$0$0$0
Community Colleges Collective Bargaining$0$0$0$0
UMass Star Store$0$0$0$0
UMass Science Facility$0$0$0$0
Dartmouth/Bristol Community College Reserve$2,761,398$2,700,000$2,700,000$2,700,000
Nano/Bio-Manufacturing Facility - UMass Lowell$0$0$0$0
UMass Center at Springfield$255,685$0$250,000$0
Medical School Educational Track on Integrated Health$1,022,740$0$0$0
North Shore Community College Lease Costs$0$0$0$0
Nursing and Allied Health Workforce Development$0$0$150,000$0
Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment$0$0$0$0
Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment$0$0$0$0
Department of Higher Education$4,067,010$1,998,328$2,914,768$3,598,328
Office of Coordination$0$0$0$0
Compact for Education$0$0$0$0
New England Board of Higher Education$375,857$183,825$368,250$0
Community College Development Education Program$0$0$0$0
Workforce Development Grants to Community Colleges$0$0$750,000$700,000
Foster Care Financial Aid$1,099,751$1,299,000$1,299,000$1,299,000
Dual Enrollment Grants and Subsidies$992,058$970,000$2,000,000$961,112
Nursing and Allied Health Workforce Development Initiative$198,412$0$200,000$0
Foster Care and Adopted Fee Waiver$4,633,983$5,476,319$5,476,319$5,476,319
Graduation Task Force Initiative$0$0$0$0
Performance Management Set Aside$2,607,987$4,009,772$0$2,550,000
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Pipeline Fund$0$0$0$0
STEM Starter Academy$4,346,645$4,250,000$4,750,000$0
Youth Venture$0$0$0$0
Adult College Transition Services$386,084$377,500$250,000$240,260
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$180,000$0$180,000
Community College Workforce Grants$767,055$0$0$750,000
Completion Incentive Grants$0$0$0$0
State University Incentive Grants$0$2,502,688$2,502,688$0
Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment$1,413,341$1,381,916$1,581,916$1,381,916
McNair Financial Assistance Program$0$0$0$0
State College Access Grants$0$0$0$0
Massachusetts State Scholarship Program$98,033,025$93,851,727$103,186,798$95,591,449
High Demand Scholarship Program$511,370$9,660,070$500,000$500,000
Library Materials$0$0$0$0
Tufts School of Veterinary Medicine Program$5,113,700$5,000,000$5,500,000$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$525,223,376$518,667,080$518,917,080$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$767,055$0$750,000$772,499
Innovation Commercialization Seed Fund$127,842$0$0$400,000
UMass Medical School Medical Research$0$0$0$0
Innovation Voucher Program Fund$2,045,480$2,000,000$2,000,000$0
Massachusetts Community Colleges$0$2,750,638$2,750,637$0
UMS Food Science Department$0$0$0$0
Bridgewater State University$44,875,752$43,877,969$43,877,968$45,419,315
Fitchburg State University$29,339,795$28,687,444$28,687,443$29,716,715
Framingham State University$28,403,911$27,772,368$27,772,368$29,549,574
MetroWest College Planning Center$0$0$0$0
Mass. College of Liberal Arts$16,479,116$16,112,713$16,112,713$16,606,786
Mass. College of Liberal Arts Gallery 51 / Berkshire Cultural Resource Center$76,705$0$0$0
Mass. College of Liberal Arts Capacity Building$0$0$0$0
Salem State University$44,499,464$43,510,047$43,510,047$45,065,969
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$27,498,372$26,886,963$26,911,963$27,834,964
Worcester State University$26,662,806$26,069,975$26,069,976$27,002,331
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$18,489,299$18,078,201$18,078,201$18,711,090
Mass. Maritime Academy Storer Engineering$0$0$0$0
Massachusetts Maritime Academy$16,730,041$16,358,059$16,358,059$16,929,177
Berkshire Community College$11,092,646$10,846,008$10,846,008$11,166,278
Bristol Community College$20,965,251$20,499,101$20,499,102$20,966,052
Cape Cod Community College$12,269,380$11,996,578$11,996,578$12,334,423
Envir. Tech., Educ. and Job Training Partnership$0$0$0$0
FAA-Certified Airframe and Power Plant Program$0$0$0$0
Greenfield Community College$10,713,073$10,399,876$10,474,876$10,677,428
Holyoke Community College$20,368,606$19,915,723$19,915,723$20,574,409
Holyoke Community College Home Information Center$0$0$0$0
Massachusetts Bay Community College$15,370,986$15,029,222$15,029,222$15,501,975
Massasoit Community College$21,237,783$20,765,575$20,765,575$21,479,041
Mount Wachusett Community College$14,760,227$14,282,043$14,432,043$14,706,353
Brewer Center for Civic Learning and Community Engagement$102,274$0$100,000$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$19,919,204$19,476,314$19,476,313$20,038,735
Northern Essex Community College Expansion Programs$2,045,480$0$0$0
North Shore Community College$21,902,063$21,365,085$21,415,085$22,074,026
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$21,019,324$20,551,973$20,551,973$21,315,027
Springfield Technical Community College$25,409,098$24,844,143$24,844,143$25,614,244
Center for Telecommunications and Info. Tech.$0$0$0$0
Roxbury Community College$10,865,350$10,623,767$10,623,766$10,960,216
Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center$920,466$925,000$925,000$925,000
Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center Revenue$541,892$529,843$529,843$529,843
Roxbury Community College Technology Upgrades$0$0$0$0
Roxbury Community College Information Technology$0$0$0$0
Middlesex Community College$23,604,718$23,079,881$23,079,882$23,792,018
Bunker Hill Community College$26,537,988$25,947,932$25,947,933$26,868,252
PACE Initiative$102,274$0$200,000$0
Higher Education Health and Welfare Reserve$5,438,127$5,317,214$5,317,214$5,317,214
Brewer Center for Civic Learning and Community Engagement$0$0$0$0
National Guard Tuition and Fee Waivers$3,720,217$7,680,732$7,680,732$7,680,732