17%

Expenditures for administration as percent of total operating expenditures
(Indicator Number: 42)

Category: Stewardship

What It Measures: Relative amount spent on administration, indicating how prudently the resources are used.

Data Reporting Lag: The reporting for this indicator has a 2 year difference. The latest data available is from 2018 for the indicator reporting year of 2020

Value Comparison: When comparing this value for Adequacy and Improvement, a lower value is better.

Data Source For Indicator Value: IPEDS

Data Source For Peer Value: IPEDS

Benchmark Set By: Peers

IMPROVEMENT

17%
is currently above the average of the 3 previous years (16.67%)


ADEQUACY

17%
is currently above the benchmark set by Peers (13% )



Towson University's peers as of 2015

California State University, Fullerton
University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Montclair State University
Appalachian State University
University of North Carolina - Charlotte
University of North Carolina at Wilmington (The)
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
West Chester University of Pennsylvania
James Madison University
Western Washington University

USM Institutions
Expenditures for administration as percent of total operating expenditures
(Indicator Number: 42)

Bowie State University 19%
Coppin State University 36%
Frostburg State University 18%
Salisbury University 15%
Towson University 17%
University of Baltimore 16%
University of Maryland, Baltimore 10%
University of Maryland, Baltimore County 12%
University of Maryland, College Park 9%
University of Maryland, Eastern Shore 17%
University of Maryland Global Campus 23%